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WHEELER, Thomas Sherlock (1899 - 1962), Professor (Head of Department) of Chemistry; University College (NUI), Dublin, since 1945; Member Senate, NUI; Member Governing Body and Dean of Faculty of Science, University College, Dublin; Member Governing Boards, Schools of Cosmic and Theoretical Physics, Dublin Inst. for Advanced Studies; Director Irish Peat, Chem. and Industrial Research and Standards Bds; Mem. Council Roy. Dublin Soc. and Roy. Irish Acad; Mem. Irish Nat. Commission for UNESCO; Sometime Member for the Republic of Ireland on the OEEC Technical and Scientific Manpower Cttee; Chm., Organising Cttee, Dublin (1957) Meeting of the British Assoc. for the Advancement of Science; sometime a Vice-President Royal Inst. of Chemistry; Past-Pres. Irish Chem. Association; sometime Fellow, and Dean of the Faculty of Science, University of Bombay; Foundation Fellow (sometime a Vice-President) National Institute of Sciences of India

SAMUEL, John (Smith) (1870 - 1934), Commander of the Order of the Crown of Belgium; Chevalier Legion of Honour; Cavalier Order of the Crown of Italy; Officier de l’Academie of France; Imperial Order of Russian Red Cross, Order of St Sava of Serbia, Order of Prince Danilo of Montenegro; Order of Merit, Chile; Officer of the Order of St John of Jerusalem; Member Middle Temple; Official Secretary to Lord Provosts of Glasgow since 1896; Ceremonial Secretary to Corporation of Glasgow; Clerk of Lieutenancy of County of City of Glasgow; Clerk to Visiting Committee of HM Prison, Barlinnie; Swedish Consul at Glasgow; Member of Glasgow War Pensions Committee, Lord Kitchener Memorial Fund and National Disasters Relief Fund; Honorary Treasurer of various official War Relief Funds; Hon. Secretary Earl Haig’s Fund for Disabled ex-Service Men; Hon. Secretary Glasgow Branch of the Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Help Society and of the Princess Louise Scottish Hospital for Limbless Sailors and Soldiers; was Local Hon. Secretary for the Glasgow meetings in 1901 and 1928 of the British Association for the Advancement of Science

 

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During the seventeenth century naturalists and philosophers emphasized scientific communication among themselves and sought venues for public demonstrations of scientific achievement. Francis Bacon shifted discussion toward what he identified as ...

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