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    A JOINT meeting of the Division for the Social and International Relations of Science of the British Association and the Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society will be held in the Physics Department of the University of Manchester on June 21, beginning at 11 a.m. Sir Richard Gregory will give an introductory address on “The Aims of the Division”, and will be followed by Prof. H. Levy, who will deliver the Alexander Pedler Memorial Lecture on “Social Relations of Science: Principles and Methods of Analysis”. In the afternoon, an old-established industry and a new industry which has arisen out of scientific research will be discussed. Dr. F. C. Toy will speak on “The Influence of Science on the Cotton Industry”, and Dr. V. E. Yarsley and Mr. E. G. Couzens will speak on “The Plastics Industry”. Admission to the meetings will be free without ticket.

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    Announcements. Nature 143, 976 (1939) doi:10.1038/143976c0

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