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Applied Science and Industrial Research

Naturevolume 105pages387388 (1920) | Download Citation

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AT a meeting held at the Birkbeck College on April 28, organised by the National Union of Scientific Workers to urge more public support of scientific research, Prof. Soddy, the principal speaker after Mr. H. G. Wells, who occupied, the chair, made a strong attack on the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research and the industrial research associations which have been, and are being, established under its ægis (see NATURE for May 6, p. 309). As much of Prof. Soddy's criticism seems to lend colour to current misconceptions of industrial research and of the functions of the research associations fathered by the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, I beg the hospitality of your space for the following observations.

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