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Abbott, Charles Conrad

Michael J. Brodhead.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; Natural History. 917 words.

Abbott, Charles Conrad (04 June 1843–27 July 1919), naturalist and archaeologist, was born in Trenton, New Jersey, the son of Timothy Abbott, a banker, and Susan Conrad. As a child he loved...

Abel, Prof. Edward William

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Education. 249 words.

CBE 1997; PhD, DSc; FRSC

Born 3 Dec. 1931; s of Sydney and Donna Abel; m 1960, Margaret R. Edwards...

Abell, George Ogden

Norriss S. Hetherington.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Education; Astronomy and Astrophysics. 905 words.

Abell, George Ogden (01 March 1927–07 October 1983), astronomer and educator, was born in Los Angeles, California, the son of Theodore Curtis Abell, a Unitarian minister, and Annamarie...

Abell, Prof. Christopher

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Education. 172 words.

PhD; FRS 2016; FMedSci

Born Fulford 11 Nov. 1957; s of Norman and Barbara Abell; m 1981, Dr Katherine Tang; one snull...

Abrahams, Prof. (Ian) David

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Education. 209 words.

PhD

Born Manchester 15 Jan. 1958; s of late Harry Abrahams and of Leila Abrahams; m 2004, Penelope Lawrence...

Abrikosov, Alexei Alexeyevich

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Education. 242 words.

DS

Born Moscow, 25 June 1928; s of Alexei Ivanovich Abrikosov and Fanny Davidovna (Vulf) Abrikosov; m 1977, Svetlana Yuriyevna Bun-kova; two s one d...

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Achievement Motivation in Education

Judith Meece and Charlotte Agger.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education

P ublished online April 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Educational Psychology; Education. 8490 words.

Achievement motivation theories are used to understand gender discrepancies in motivation across various academic domains. Early on in the field of motivation research, researchers commonly...

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Achtman, Prof. Mark

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Education. 124 words.

PhD, Dr hab.; FRS 2015

Born 30 Sept. 1943; s of Joseph Achtman and Helen Achtman (née Berland); two cnull...

Adair, John (1660–1718), geographer and cartographer

Charles W. J. Withers.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Earth Sciences and Geography; Cartography; World History. 1491 words.

Adair, John (1660–1718), geographer and cartographer, was born on 2 September 1660 in Leith, Scotland. Nothing is known of his parents or his early education. The first firm reference to...

Adams, Charles Baker

Joel S. Schwartz.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Education; Natural History. 1326 words.

Adams, Charles Baker (11 January 1814–18 January 1853), naturalist and educator, was born in Dorchester, Massachusetts, the son of Charles J. Adams, a Boston merchant, and Hannah Baker. At...