Sawkins, John: transcript of an audio interview (17-Nov-2016)
History of Modern Biomedicine Interviews (Digital Collection);e2017240
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Interview with Mr John Sawkins, conducted by Professor Tilli Tansey, for the History of Modern Biomedicine Research Group, 17 November 2016, in the School of History, Queen Mary University of London. Transcribed by Mrs Debra Gee, and edited by Professor Tilli Tansey. The project management and technical support were undertaken by Mr Adam Wilkinson and Mr Alan Yabsley, respectively. Mr John Sawkins (b. 1946) was apprenticed to Russell Wood Radio & TV Retailer in 1962. After receiving his City & Guilds qualifications in Radio, Television and Colour TV (1962-1968) he worked in the domestic Radio & TV sector from 1968 to 1981, receiving his City & Guilds Digital Logic Techniques qualification in 1980. In 1981 he joined the NIMR Engineering Department (Electronics Section), where he remained until his retirement in May 2011.