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Nature volume 88, pages 322326 (04 January 1912) | Download Citation



THE lists of New Year Honours include three new peers, seven privy councillors, ten baronets, and forty knights. Among the honours conferred we notice the following:—Baronet: Mr. R. C. Forster, who is known in the scientific world by his generous gifts to the new chemical laboratories at University College, London. Knights: Prof. W. F. Barrett, F.R.S.; Dr. John H. Benson, president of the Royal College of Physicians, Ireland; Dr. Robert J. Collie, medical examiner to the London County Council and chief medical officer to the Metropolitan Water Board; Mr. J. Mackenzie Davidson, distinguished for his researches in X-ray work; Prof. Henry Jones, professor of moral philosophy in the University of Glasgow; Dr. A. B. Kempe, F.R.S., treasurer of the Royal Society; Dr. H. A. Miers, F.R.S., principal of the University of London since 1908; Dr. G. H. Savage, a well-known authority on mental diseases; Prof. E.B. Tylor, F.R.S., emeritus professor of anthropology in the University of Oxford; Dr. Bertram C. A. Windle, F.R.S., president of University College, Cork, which, until the Irish Universities Act of 1908, was designated Queen's College. Companion of the Order of the Bath: Dr. A. Newsholme, medical officer of the Local Government Board. Companion of the Order of St. Michael and St. George: Lieut.—Colonel David Prain, F.R.S., director of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

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