New Year Honours

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    THE New Year Honours list contains the names of the following scientific workers and others associated with scientific work:—K.C.M.G.: Sir James Kingston Fowler, member of the Colonial Advisory Medical Committee. K.B.E.: Dr. F. N. K. Menzies, chief medical officer of the London County Council. D.B.E.: Miss Margaret Tuke, formerly principal of Bedford College for Women; Miss Edith Mary Brown, principal of the Women's Hospital and Christian Medical College, Ludhiana, Punjab. Knights: Mr. George Buckston Browne, who purchased the house at Downe, Kent, where Charles Darwin lived, restored and endowed it, and gave it to the British Association in custody for the nation; Dr. H. H. Dale, director-in-chief of the National Institute for Medical Research, Hampstead; Prof. P. Geddes, emeritus professor of botany in the University of St. Andrews and formerly professor of sociology and civics, University of Bombay; Dr. H. S. Wellcome, founder of the Wellcome Research Institution and of the Wellcome Tropical Research Laboratories, Khartoum. C.B.: Mr. F. W. C. Dean, formerly superintendent of the Royal Gun and Carriage Factories, Royal Ordnance Factories. C.M.G.: Dr. E. J. Butler, director of the Imperial Mycological Institute. C.I.E.: Lieut.—Col. J. Mori-son, director of the King Edward VII. Pasteur Institute and Medical Research Institute, Shillong, Assam; Dr. N. L. Sheldon, chief inspector of explosives in India. C.B.E.: Dr. Harriette Chick, for services to the Medical Research Council in connexion with research on vitamins and the science of nutrition; Maj. T. J. Hallinan, inspector-general of health services, Ministry of the Interior, Iraq; Mr. H. H. Humphries, city engineer and surveyor, Birmingham; Mr. V. A. Lowinger, surveyor-general in the Straits Settlements and Federated Malay States; Mr. G. K. Menzies, secretary to the Royal Society of Arts; Mr. R. J. Mitchell, director and chief designer, Supermarine Aviation Works (Vickers), Limited, for services in connexion with the Schneider Trophy contest; Dr. H. Moore, director of metallurgical research, War Office; Mr. H. E. Stilgoe, chief engineer Metropolitan Water Board; Mr. J. M. Thomson, secretary for native affairs, Northern Rhodesia; Mr. C. Weatherill, assistant secretary and acting deputy secretary, Department of Agriculture for Scotland. O.B.E.: Capt. B. S. Cohen, staff engineer, Research Section, General Post Office; Mr. A. Harker, for services to the Committee for Research in the Dependencies of the Falkland Islands (Discovery Committee); Mr. F. A. Innes, medical officer of health, Gambia; Mr. R. Withycombe, director of the Electricity Department, Zanzibar. M.B.E.: Mr. W. N. Booth, assistant mechanical engineer, Royal Ordnance Factories, Woolwich; Mr. C. J. Colvin, assistant engineer, Irrigation, Ministry of Economics and Communications, Iraq; Mr. W. W. D. Dale, engineering assistant to the Director of Dockyards, Admiralty; Mr. J. E. Lesslar, formerly senior deputy pathologist, Institute for Medical Research, Federated Malay States.

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    New Year Honours. Nature 129, 50 (1932) doi:10.1038/129050a0

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