The following awards, among others, for research in the subject mentioned and tenable for periods up to two years, have been announced by the trustees of the Leverhulme Research Fellowships: Fellowships: R. C. Abraham, late district officer, Nigeria, modern languages of Ethiopia and Eritrea (renewal); Dr. R. Dennell, reader in experimental zoology, University of Manchester, structure and physiology of the luminous organs of the Decapoda; J. A. Ratcliffe, lecturer in physics, University of Cambridge, propagation of radio waves; Dr. R. Stoneley, lecturer in mathematics, University of Cambridge, elastic yielding of the earth. Research Grants: Dr. P. Allen, demonstrator in geology, University of Cambridge, comparative petrology and palæoecology of the European ‘Wealden’; J. S. Barlee, biology master, Royal Naval College, Dartmouth, investigation into the status of certain birds in Ireland; Miss E. M. Brown, lecturer in zoology, Chelsea Polytechnic, London, parasitic dinoflagellates and other causal organisms of disease in fish; Dr. J. G. D. Clark, lecturer in archæology, University of Cambridge, economic and social prehistory of Europe since late Glacial times; J. S. Gittins, principal, Aycliffe Approved School, Darlington, a survey of the mental characteristics of delinquent boys; Dr. J. Grant, medical officer of health, County Borough of Gateshead, a study of epidemic diphtheria; Dr. F. R. Irvine, administrative officer, Faculty of Science, University of Edinburgh, indigenous plants of West Africa and their utilization for local purposes; P. Slater, principal research officer, Social Survey, use of statistical methods in forecasting human behaviour. Information in connexion with Leverhulme awards can be obtained from the Secretary, Leverhulme Research Fellowships, 7 Bedford Row, London, W.C.1.