Dr Wendy Robertson
19 Nov 2016
With regret I inform members of the death last Friday of Dr Wendy Robertson, formerly of the University of Western Australia.
The funeral will be held at 10am on Wednesday 23 November, at the
Mareena Purslowe Funerals,
31 Townsend Rd, Subiaco, WA.
Wendy and her husband Alex Robertson jointly authored an influential book “Topological vector spaces” in 1964 (republished in 1973, and translated into both German and Russian).
Cheryl Praeger writes:
"Lady Jefferies from Girton College Cambridge, where Wendy did her undergraduate studies and her PhD, told me she regarded Wendy as “her best student”.
Wendy was always very supportive of younger members of staff. She came to Perth from Glasgow in 1973 when her husband Alex accepted the position of Foundation Professor of Mathematics at Murdoch University. Wendy was appointed then to a senior lectureship at UWA."