THE recently published report of the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research1 covers the period Aug. 1, 1928–July 31, 1929. It is signed by Lord Parmoor and includes the short report of the Committee of the Privy Council, and the longer report of the Advisory Council, together with summaries of the work done under the direction of the various research boards and by the research associations which have received grants from the Department, and also appendices dealing with finance, publications, and the organisation of industrial research in various parts of the British Empire.
Department of Scientific and Industrial Research. Report for the year 1928–29. (Cmd. 3471.) Pp. v+200. (London: H.M. Stationery Office, 1930.) 3s. 6d. net.