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Comparing the organization of public research funding in central and eastern European countries

AHMED, Masood (born 1953), Director, Middle East and Central Asia, International Monetary Fund, since 2008

Public research funding systems in central and eastern Europe: between excellence and relevance: introduction to special section

CUNNINGHAM, John Francis (died 1932), Surgeon, Central London Ophthalmic Hospital; Ophthalmologist, Bethlem Royal Hospital; Ophthalmic Surgeon, Florence Nightingale Hospital; Hon. Ophthalmic Surgeon, Royal General Theatrical Fund

YOUNG, Andrew (1858 - 1943), JP; Bailie of City of Edinburgh; Curator of Patronage of University of Edinburgh; Governor of Heriot Trust; Member of Edinburgh Educational Endowments Trust; Member of Scottish Central After-Care Council and Earl Haig Unity Relief Fund

YOUNG, James (1883 - 1963), Emeritus Professor of Obstetrics and Gynæcology, University of London; late Director of Obstetrical and Gynæcological Unit, British Postgraduate Medical School, Hammersmith, W12; Consulting Physician, Royal Maternity Hospital; Consulting Gynæcologist, Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh; Hon. Fellow Edinburgh Obstetrical Society and American Association of Obstetricians and Gynæcologists; Corresponding Fellow of German Gynæcological Society; Fellow Royal Society of Medicine, London; Fellow, Medico-Chirurgical Society, Edinburgh; late Governor, Imperial Cancer Research Fund; Editor, Journal of Obstetrics and Gynæcology of the British Commonwealth; late Examiner for Roy. Coll. of Surgeons, Edinburgh, and Central Midwives Bd of Scotland

LEWIS, Lucas Reginald (1883 - 1931), Cavalier of the Royal Crown of Italy; Managing Director of Lysberg, Ltd, Cardiff; Director, Guèret, Llewellyn & Merrett, Ltd; and Managing Director Bradbury, Son & Co. (1920), Ltd; Companhia de Combustiveis Do Lobito; and Neville Shipping Co. Ltd; Director of Antwerp Coal Co. (London), Ltd, and Condor, Ltd; President and Chairman of The British and Latin-American Chamber of Commerce, London; Chairman of the Central Fund for the Industrial Welfare of Tuberculous Persons, London; Member of Executive Committee of London Coal Exporters’ Association

NESBITT, Robert Chancellor (died 1944), Chairman, National Mutual Life Association of Australasia Board for Great Britain since 1915; Deputy Chairman, British Law Insurance Co.; Director, Union Bank of Australia; Chairman, London Diocesan Fund; Member, The House of Laity; Member of Central Board of Finance; Member, Church Assembly Committee to consider Penalties of Præmunire; Treasurer of London Diocesan Conference; Chairman, Incorporated Church Building Society; a Governor of Guy’s Hospital; Member, Executive Council, Hospital Saving Association

BUTTON, Howard (Stransom) (1873 - 1943), Alderman, City of London for Ward of Tower; one of HM’s Lieutenants and Commissioner of Assize, City of London; DL, JP County Middlesex; Alderman Middlesex County Council; Chairman Central Valuation Committee; Member Cinematograph Advisory Committee; Hon. Col 61st (Middlesex) AA Regt, RA; Military Member Middlesex Territorial Army and Air Force Association and Chairman Buildings Committee; General Commissioner Income Tax; Freeman of City of London; Member Court of Assistants, Guild of Freemen, Renter Warden Worshipful Company of Gardeners; Member of Court Worshipful Companies of Bakers, Broderers and Paviors; Vice-President, United Wards Club and President, City Livery Club; President, National Fire Brigades Association (South Midland District); Member Governing Body, University College School; Chairman Alfred Button & Sons, Ltd, and Associated Companies; Director County Fire Office, Ltd, Uxbridge Maidenhead and Wycombe and District Gas Co. and Ascot Gas Co.; Warden for Middlesex King George’s Jubilee Trust; Member King George’s National Memorial Fund Committee and King George’s Fields Foundation; Member, London Court of Arbitration; Officer of Order of St John of Jerusalem; Life Member, Royal Society of St George

MACDONOGH, George Mark Watson (1865 - 1942), Knight of Grace, Order of St John of Jerusalem; Col Comdt Royal Engineers, 1924; an Imperial War Graves Commissioner; Member, Central Committee for Regulation of Prices, 1939–41; Member, Finnish Aid Bureau, 1940; a Member of Council and Vice-President, 1941–42, Zoological Society of London, 1934–38 and 1939–41; President, China Association, 1930–35; President, Federation of British Industries, 1933–34; Member, War Emergency Committee FBI; President, Anglo-Finnish Society; Vice-President, Finland Fund; President, Institute of Exports, 1938; Vice-President, Japan Society; Chairman, Hospital St John and St Elizabeth, NW8; Member, Royal Commission on Local Government, 1923–29; Member of Council, London Chamber of Commerce, 1936–41; Vice-President and Member, Executive Council, International Law Association; Member Council, Royal Institute of International Affairs, 1928–41; Fellow, Institute of Bankers; Barrister-at-law, Lincoln’s Inn, 1897; Member, London Committee, Hong-Kong and Shanghai Bank; Chairman, International Paint and Compositions Co.; Chairman, Watts Fincham (1932), Ltd; Chairman, Scammell Lorries, Ltd; Director, Venezuelan Oil Concessions, Ltd, Director, National Provident Institution

Cohen, Henry (1900 - 1977), DL Lancs, JP; Chancellor of Hull University since 1970; Hon. Fellow, Jesus College, Cambridge; Hon. Master of the Bench, Inner Temple; Professor of Medicine, University of Liverpool, 1934–65; Consulting Physician, Royal Infirmary, Liverpool, since 1924; President: Royal Society of Health, since 1958; Assoc. Study of Med. Educn; Internat. Acad. Hist. of Med.; (Life), Inst. of Health Education; Liverpool Playhouse, since 1961; Nat. Children’s Bureau, since 1965; Children’s Research Fund; (Life) Brit. Soc. History of Medicine; Assoc. of Sea and Airport Health Authorities, since 1965; Assoc. of Medical Secretaries, UK, since 1968; Hon. Pres., Internat. Congress of History and Medicine, 1972; Vis. Prof. of Med., NY State Univ., 1958; McGill Univ., Montreal, 1959; Chairman: Central Health Services Council, 1957–63; Standing Medical Advisory Cttee, Ministry of Health, 1948–63; several cttees and jt-cttees (Min. of Health), including Gen. Practice, Prescribing, Mental Nursing, Epilepsy, Welfare Foods, Poliomyelitis, Health Educn, Operational Research in Pharmaceutical Service, Safety of Drugs; Flour Panel, Ministry of Food, 1955; Jt-Cttee MRC and Nuffield Trust on Cortisone; RCP on Nomenclature; UK Foundation WHO; Advisory Res. Bd, Spastics Soc.; Advisory Panel on Medical History, Wellcome Trust


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