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Centre for Human Ecology (1972- :)


Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Correspondence concerning the Centre for Human Ecology, University of Edinburgh, 1972-1974

Identifier: Coll-41/8/4
Scope and Contents

The material also contains correspondence between Waddington and Principal Swann, concerning the School of Man Made Future, including reports titled 'Institute for Human Ecology: General Scope' and a typescript by Percy Johnson Marshall titled 'Ideas for Centre of Human Ecology', as well as meeting papers of the Steering Committee on Environmental Standards.

Dates: 1972-1974

File titled 'Amniocentesis' containing various material on fetal genetic screening, including papers of the Council for Science and Society's Working Party No. 9 'Life and Death Before Birth', 1971-1975

Identifier: Coll-41/10/3
Scope and Contents

The material contains photocopies of minutes of the Council, related papers and various articles (original and photocopied) on subjects such as genetic diseases, genetic screening and fetal research.

Dates: 1971-1975

File titled 'Environmental Standards', relating to the Steering Committee on Environmental Standards at Edinburgh University, 1972

Identifier: Coll-41/10/19
Scope and Contents

The material contains various meeting papers of the Committee and a report titled 'Environmental Standards: Informal Survey of Relevant Departmental Activity carried out July-November 1970'.

Dates: 1972

File titled 'MacRobert Trust', August-October 1972

Identifier: Coll-41/10/30
Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence relating to Waddington's unsuccessful appeal for funding to the MacRobert Trust for the proposed Centre for Human Ecology and School of the Man Made Future. The University was also considering applying to the Trust to fund a Department or Chair of Land Economics and Centre for Reproductive Biology at this time.

Dates: August-October 1972

File titled 'Torness Project', 1974-1975

Identifier: Coll-41/10/53
Scope and Contents

Contains a photocopy of a planning permission application to the South of Scotland Electricity Board for the nuclear power station at Torness, East Lothian, plus accompanying letter from L.J Hale, then Director of the Centre for Human Ecology to Waddington (24 April 1975) and typed notes headed 'An Investigation into the Social and Environmental Impact of the Building of the Torness Power Station'.

Dates: 1974-1975

Additional filters:

Amniocentesis 1
Environmental standards and studies 1
Human Ecology 1
Nuclear Energy 1
Swann, Michael Swann, Baron, 1920-1990 -- Correspondence 1