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Records of the Science Studies Oral History Project

CD Interviews with distinguished British scientists

Series Summary

Reference Code

GB 0237 Science Studies Oral History Project Da 55 SCI 2

Date(s)

1969-1971

Extent and medium of the unit of description

21

Compact discs

Name of creator

University of Edinburgh | Science Studies Unit | 1966-: | university interdisciplinary research group | Edinburgh (Scotland)

Biographical History

Administrative History

The interviews with staff of the Institute of Animal Genetics took place from 1969-1971 and were conducted by staff from the Science Studies Unit at the University of Edinburgh. These CDs were reproduced from the original tapes which are now placed in the School of Scottish Studies.

Scope and Content

Scope and Content

The CD interviews with staff of the Institute of Animal Genetics consist of:

  • An interview with Sir William Lawrence Bragg (1890-1971), physicist (1 CD)
  • An interview with Sir Alfred Charles Bernard Lovell (b1913), radio astronomer, pioneer of radar and radio telescopes (3 CDs)
  • An interview with Lord John Boyd Orr (1880-1971), nutritional physiologist (1 CD)
  • An interview with Sir Frederick Stratten Russell (1897-1984), marine biologist (6 CDs)
  • An interview with Sir Geoffrey Ingram Taylor (1886-1975, physicist, mathematician & engineer (8 CDs)
  • An interview with Sir Maurice Yonge (1899-1986), marine biologist (6 CDs)

Samples are available at the Soundclips page.

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