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British Universities and Empire Development

Nature volume 113, pages 730731 (17 May 1924) | Download Citation



THE annual conference of the universities of Great Britain and Ireland took place at University College on May 10 under the presidency of Sir Donald MacAlister. The four subjects chosen for discussion were: (i) Directions in which universities might profitably develop, at the present time, were funds available; (2) the Ph.D. degree as an encouragement to higher study and research; (3) universities and research in relation to the development of the natural resources and the industries of the Empire; (4) interchange of university teachers and students.

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