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National Physical Laboratory: Appointments

Nature volume 154, page 666 (25 November 1944) | Download Citation



THE Secretary of the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research has announced the following appointments at the National Physical Laboratory: Mr. W. F. Higgins, secretary of the National Physical Laboratory, has been appointed superintendent of the Physics Division of the Laboratory, following a considerable period in which he had been acting in that capacity after the death of the late Dr. G. W. C. Kaye; Dr. G. A. Hankins, of the National Physical Laboratory, has been promoted superintendent of the Engineering Division of the Laboratory to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Dr. S. L. Smith; Mr. E. S. Hiscocks, of the Raw Materials Department, Ministry of Supply, and previously of the Department of the Government Chemist, has been appointed secretary of the National Physical Laboratory in succession to Mr. W. F. Higgins.

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