University of Birmingham : Appointments


    THE following announcements have been recently made in the University of Birmingham. The title of reader in renal physiology has been conferred on J. A. Barclay, lecturer in physiology. Appointments : F. J. Dyson to be research fellow in electrical engineering ; B. H. Pethica to be lecturer in pharmacology ; R. J. Boscott to be lecturer in endocrine chemistry. Resignations : Dr. H. B. Whittington, lecturer in geology, on appointment as visiting lecturer in geology at Harvard University ; C. D. Cruikshank, lecturer in bacteriology, on appointment as assistant pathologist at the Selly Oak Hospital; S. Harper, lecturer in metallurgy, on appointment as research fellow at the University of Chicago ; M. A. Preston, assistant lecturer in mathematical physics, on appointment as assistant professor in the Department of Physics, University of Toronto ; P. L. Adams, lecturer in mining, on appointment as senior lecturer in charge of mining in the University of Sydney ; S. R. Cornick, a member of the physics technical staff for thirty years and steward of the Department since 1937, on appointment as chief technical officer to the Australian National University at Canberra.

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    University of Birmingham : Appointments. Nature 163, 868 (1949).

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