Report of the National Research Council. 1921/22 | publ. 1923

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1923

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Page 1 - ... of appointed representatives of these societies. Its essential purpose is the promotion of research in the physical and biological sciences and the encouragement of the application and dissemination of scientific knowledge for the benefit of the Nation. The...
Page 84 - ... chosen as provided for in Article V, section 2. The other members of the division shall be nominated by the executive committee of the division, approved by the executive board of the National Research Council, and appointed in accordance with Article V, section 4.
Page 26 - Number 23. American research chemicals. By Clarence J. West. September, 1921. Pages 28. Price $0.50. Number 24. Organomagnesium compounds in synthetic chemistry : a bibliography of the Grignard reaction 1900-1921. By Clarence J. West and Henry Oilman.
Page 2 - It will try to encourage the interest of universities and colleges in research work and the training of research workers, so that the inspiration and fitting of American youth for scientific work may never fall so low as to threaten to interrupt the constantly needed output of well-trained and devoted scientific talent in the land.
Page 4 - The plan suggested of a supervision of the post-offices in separate districts that shall involve instruction and suggestion and a rating of the efficiency of the postmasters would, I have no doubt, greatly improve the service. A pressing necessity exists for the erection of a building for the joint use of the Department and of the city post-office.
Page 18 - LA Bauer, director, Department of Terrestrial Magnetism, Carnegie Institution of Washington. William Bowie, chief, division of geodesy, United States Coast and Geodetic Survey.
Page 22 - ... appropriated in December, 1920, the sum of $15,000 to defray the expenses of the committees of the division of physical sciences in 1921. From the General Education Board appropriations were received for the support of a special committee on the mental rating of school children and for the support of a survey of the research situation in the colleges and universities of the country undertaken by the division of educational relations. A first appropriation of $10,000 for this latter purpose was...
Page 2 - The council is neither a large operating scientific laboratory nor a repository of large funds to be given away to scattered scientific workers or institutions. It is rather an organization which while clearly recognizing the unique value of individual work, hopes especially to help bring together scattered work and workers and to assist in coordinating in some measure scientific attack in America on large problems...
Page 2 - Other methods are the direct maintenance of university research fellowship; the publication of valuable scientific papers for which there is at present no other suitable prompt means of issuance; the preparation of bibliographies and abstracts of current scientific literature; the setting up of well-considered mechanisms for the collection and distribution of information on current research, university and industrial research laboratories and facilities, research personnel, etc.; and the dissemination...
Page 60 - Sciences; director, Norman Bridge Laboratory of Physics, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, Calif. Chairman of the executive board of the National Research Council and chairmen of all divisions.

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