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University of Edinburgh, Science Studies Unit (1966-:)


Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Annual Reports, 1969-1988

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/M1/31
Scope and Contents

Reference copies of annual reports from departments within the University of Edinburgh (including the the Department of Forestry & Natural Resources, the Science Studies Unit and the Department of Bacteriology) as well as for the University of Manchester School of Biological Sciences: Department of Cell and Structural Biology, along with other related publications.

Dates: 1969-1988

Cassette tape labelled 'Interview of C. Auerbach with Margaret Deacon (1969-71?) transferred from old tape kept in Main Lib (Special Collection or Ref)', 1969

Identifier: Coll-1266/4/7/1
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Fonds: Consists of papers collated by Geoffrey Beale as part of the preparation of his biographical memoir of Charlotte Auerbach for the Royal Society, published in 1995. Contains: Correspondence regarding Beale's research about Auerbach, papers concerning Auerbach's family history, copies of Auerbach's obituaries, letters from colleagues to Beale concerning Auerbach and a copy of the Royal Society memoir itself;Cassette tapes of interview recordings made of Charlotte Auerbach by Geoffrey...
Dates: 1969

Correspondence with the Science Studies Unit, 1966-1971

Identifier: Coll-41/8/17
Scope and Contents

Contains: correspondence regarding Waddington's lectures to the Unit and the 1966 International Science Studies seminar; first and second reports from the Science Studies Unit (1966-1971); and a letter from the President of the State University of New York, Albany to Waddington (23 September 1966) concerning their proposed conference 'Scientific Revolution - Its Impact on Man and Society'.

Dates: 1966-1971

File titled 'Bibliographies', 1970-1971

Identifier: Coll-41/10/7
Scope and Contents The file contains various bibliographies including: documents from the Athens Technological Organisation, Athens Center of Ekistics; photocopy of a working draft of 'Alternative Images of the Future: A Preliminary Inventory, compiled by Michael Marien, Educational Policy Research Center, Syracuse University Research Corporation, February 1971'; 'Environmental Pollution,...
Dates: 1970-1971

Interviews with distinguished British scientists, 1969-1971

Identifier: EUA CA16/2
Scope and Contents Interviews with: Sir William Lawrence Bragg ( 1890-1971), physicist (1 CD) Sir Harold Brewer Hartley ( 1878-1972 ), physical chemist (23 CDs) Sir Alfred Charles Bernard Lovell ( b1913), radio astronomer, pioneer of radar and radio telescopes (3 CDs) Lord John Boyd Orr ( 1880-1971), nutritional physiologist (1 CD) Sir Frederick Stratten...
Dates: 1969-1971

Interviews with former staff of the Institute of Animal Genetics, 1969-1971

Identifier: EUA CA16/1
Scope and Contents

Contains interviews with: Charlotte Auerbach, Alick Buchanan Smith, Lord Balerno, F.A.E. Crew, Frank Fraser Darling, Hugh Paterson Donald, Honor Fell and Alan William Greenwood. The interviewer in all cases is Margaret Deacon.

Dates: 1969-1971

Science Studies Unit, 1970-1979

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/M1/1/16
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Science Studies Unit Oral History recordings

Identifier: EUA CA16
Scope and Contents

In this collection of biographical interviews scientists reflect on their early life and background, their career and involvement in British science in the twentieth century. These interviews were carried out with some former staff members of the Institute of Animal Genetics, Edinburgh, as well as individuals from other branches of science, by the Science Studies Unit, University of Edinburgh.

Dates: 1969-1971

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Collection 1
Animal Genetics 3
Interviews 3
Teaching 3
Edinburgh -- Scotland 2
Oral history 2