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    THE list of New Year honours includes the following names of men of science and others associated with scientific work:—Privy Councillor: Lord Bledisloe, Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries. Baronets: Mr. W. W. Butler, member of Council, University of Birmingham, and Sir Robert Jones, president of the Association of Surgeons of Great Britain. Knight Commander of the Order of St. Michael and St. George (K.C.M.G.): Prof. M. W. MacCallum, vice-chancellor of the University of Sydney. Knights: Prof. T. Hudson Beare, Regius professor of engineering, University of Edinburgh; Dr. R. A. Bolam, chairman of council, British Medical Association; Prof. J. B. Farmer, professor of botany, Imperial College of Science, South Kensington; Major A. McN. Cooper-Key, chief inspector of explosives, Home Office; and Mr. P. J. Hartog, vice-chancellor of the University of Dacca. Companion of the Order of the Bath (C.B.) (Civil Division): Mr. Arthur H. Smith, late Keeper of Greek and Roman Antiquities, British Museum. Companion of the Order of the Indian Empire (C.I.E.): Lieut.-Col. J. W. D. Megaw, director of the School of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Calcutta.

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