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The History of the Royal Society, with memoirs of the Presidents

by Charles Richard Weld

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Published by Parker, John William, 1792-1870 in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Academies and Learned Societies

  • Edition Notes

    Statementcompiled from authentic documents by Charles Richard Weld
    ContributionsRoyal Society (Great Britain), Royal College of Physicians of London
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25666050M

    Full length group portrait of Presidents of the Royal Society including from left to right, Sir Robert May, Sir Aaron Klug, Sir Michael Atiyah, Sir George Porter and Sir Andrew Huxley. Sir Robert May, Baron May of Oxford is an Australian theoretical ecologist, he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in and served as President from. Election to the Royal Society’s Fellowship is a coveted accolade for scientists; since women as well as men have been eligible for this honour. Today there are approximately 1, fellows and foreign members. Since the society has occupied premises in Carlton House Terrace, London, where meetings are held and the society’s extensive archival and .

      Sprat's History of the Royal-Society appeared in , only five years after the fledgling Society was granted its Royal Charter and appointed its first President. Since there had not been much time for progress, Sprat concentrated on making grandiose claims for the future. To reinforce his message of Baconian improvement, Sprat included this engraving, even . We’re excited to announce a new series of interactive online book clubs, bringing together readers to discuss three Award- and Prize-winning -hosted on Zoom by our Prize judges, along with our Director Molly Rosenberg, these book clubs will celebrate some of the last year’s finest writing, from poetry to memoir to fiction.

      Introduction. The Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene was founded in by Sir James Cantlie and Dr George Carmichael Low and received permission to be designated a Royal Society in 1–3 The current Royal Patron is Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. The year history of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (RSTMH; . Media in category "Presidents of the Royal Geographical Society" The following 5 files are in this category, out of 5 total. × ; KB.


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Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society. Carefully researched and creatively written memoirs of eminent mathematical, physical, biological and medical scientists and engineers.

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