LONDON.—The degree of D.Sc. has been conferred on the following: W. Youngman, for a thesis entitled “Further Studios in the Cytology of the Hibiceæ”, with two subsidiary contributions; S. E. Hollingworth, for a thesis entitled “The Glaciation and Physiographic Development of the Eden Catchment Basin West of that River, and the Drumlins of Edenside and the Solway Basin”, with two subsidiary contributions; Lin. L. Lee (Rothamsted Experimental Station), for a thesis entitled “The Influence of Geology and Climates on Soil Types” (Jour. S.E. Agric. Coll., June 1931); A. N. Puri (Rothamsted Experimental Station), for a thesis entitled “Studies in Soil Colloids” (Memoirs of Dept. of Agriculture, 1930; Soil Science, 1930–31); A. J. Maslon (Chelsea Polytechnic), for a thesis entitled “The Structure of Mesoxylon Platypodium and Mesoxyliodes” (Annals of Botany, July 1930); L. R. Underwood (Imperial College—City and Guilds College and East London College), for a thesis entitled “The Combustion of an Oil Jet in an Engine Cylinder”.