Annual Report of the National Research Council

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1919

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Page 22 - Meyer, of the Bureau of Plant Industry of the United States Department of Agriculture...
Page 16 - Hale brought to the attention of the meeting the question of a popular journal to be published jointly by the National Academy of Sciences and the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and stated that the matter would be brought up later for further consideration.
Page 48 - In such cases the administration must assume full responsibility and the American Association of University Professors and the Association of American Colleges are free to make an investigation. 1970 Interpretive Comments Following extensive discussions on the 1940 Statement of Principles on Academic Freedom and Tenure...
Page 78 - The tenth annual symposium on the chemistry of colloids, arranged under the joint sponsorship of the division of chemistry and chemical technology of the National Research Council...
Page 78 - To direct the attention of scientific and technical investigators to the present importance of military and industrial problems in connection with the war, and to aid in the solution of these problems by organizing specific researches. 6. To gather and collate scientific and technical information at home and abroad, in co-operation with Governmental and other agencies and to render such information available to duly accredited persons.
Page 42 - ... of, the United States Geological Survey, the United States Bureau of Mines, and the American Association of State Geologists were invited.
Page 12 - Report of the committee on marine piling investigations of the division of engineering and industrial research of the National Research Council.
Page 67 - Council to promote research in the mathematical, physical, and biological sciences, and in the application of these sciences to engineering, agriculture, medicine, and other useful arts, with the object of Increasing knowledge, of strengthening the national defense, and of contributing in other ways to the public welfare, as expressed in the Executive order of May 11, 1918.
Page 6 - ... applied science used in these activities depends. Its membership is largely composed of accredited representatives of about seventy-five national scientific and technical societies. Its essential purpose is the promotion of scientific research and of the application and dissemination of scientific knowledge for the benefit of the national strength and well-being.

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