Qualifications in Applied Physics


IT is obvious from recent articles in Nature and elsewhere that important decisions must inevitably be come to with regard to the precise province of the university and the technological institute with respect to technical education. However, the time has also come when it should be generally recognized that there exists to-day a missing link in the present classification of the categories of scientific qualification appropriate to modern requirements. I refer to the absence of a university degree in applied physics.

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RANKIN, J. Qualifications in Applied Physics. Nature 165, 534 (1950) doi:10.1038/165534a0

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