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Leverhulme Research Fellowships: Awards for 1947

Nature volume 160, page 119 (26 July 1947) | Download Citation



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.

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