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Darling | Sir | Frank Fraser | 1903-1979 | human ecologist and senior lecturer in ecology and conservation, University of Edinburgh

Darwin | Charles Robert | 1809-1882 | naturalist

Davy | Sir | Humphry | 1778-1829 | natural philosopher

Donald | Hugh Paterson | 1908-1989 | geneticist and director of Animal Breeding Research Organisation

Ewart | James Cossar | 1851-1933 | zoologist and professor of natural history, University of Edinburgh

Ewing | Sir | James Alfred | 1855-1935 | principal, University of Edinburgh

Farmer | Sir | John Bretland | 1865-1944 | professor, Imperial College of Science and Technology, London (England)

Fell | Dame | Honor Bridget | 1900-1986 | biologist and Director of Strangeways

Flamsteed | John | 1646-1719 | 1st astronomer royal

Forbes | Edward | 1815-1854 | professor of natural history, University of Edinburgh

Geikie | Sir | Archibald | 1835-1924 | professor of geology, University of Edinburgh

Geikie | James | 1839-1915 | professor of geology, University of Edinburgh

Gregory | David | 1659-1708 | professor of mathematics, University of Edinburgh, and Savilian Professor of Astronomy, University of Oxford

Gregory | James | 1638-1675 | professor of mathematics, St Andrews and Edinburgh

Harrison | John | 1693-1776 | horologist

Herschel | Sir | John Frederick William | 1792-1871 | astronomer

Humboldt | Friedrich Wilhelm Heinrich Alexander | von | 1769-1859 | Baron | German naturalist, geologist and explorer

Hutton | James | 1726-1797 | geologist

Huxley | Thomas Henry | 1825-1895 | man of science

Jameson | Robert | 1774-1854 | geologist and professor of natural history, University of Edinburgh

Koller | Pio C | 1904-1979 | Hungarian geneticist

Laurie | Arthur Pillans | 1861-1949 | principal of Heriot-Watt College

Lavoisier | Antoine Laurent | 1743-1794 | French chemist

Linnaeus | Carl | 1707-1778 | Swedish taxonomist

Lister | Sir | Joseph | 1827-1912 | baronet | professor of surgery, University of Glasgow

Lovell | Sir | Alfred Charles Bernard | b1913 |radio astronomer, pioneer of radar and radio telescopes

Lyell | Sir | Charles | 1797-1875 | geologist

Miller | Hugh | 1802-1856 | man of letters and geologist

Monro (Secondus) | Alexander | 1733-1817 | professor of anatomy, University of Edinburgh

Murchison | Sir | Roderick Impey | 1792-1871| baronet | professor of geology, University of Edinburgh

Newton | Sir | Isaac | 1642-1727 | mathematician and astronomer

Nisbet | Hugh Bryan | 1902-1969 | principal of Heriot-Watt University


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