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Utilization of Scientific Man-Power

Nature volume 145, pages 4345 (13 January 1940) | Download Citation



THE concern which has recently found expression as to the position of science in the war effort of Great Britain, and the extent to which the services of scientific workers are being utilized, is evidence that the importance of this contribution is recognized far beyond the ranks of scientific workers themselves. The apparent tardiness with which the maximum contribution of science is being developed in the war-time effort of Great Britain has caused much questioning, and it is to be hoped that the activities of the newly appointed Advisory Council on Scientific Research and Technical Development will quickly overcome at least some of the obstacles which have appeared.

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