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H. B. J. Moseley (1887-1915); a lost Nobel Laureate?

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12:00 – 13:00 19 Oct 2016
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Royal Society of Chemistry, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London

Programme:

1030 Registration and tea or coffee

1055 Welcome – Dr John Hudson (Historical Group, Chair)

First session – Chair Dr Michael Jewess (Historical Group)
1100 Clare Hopkins (Archivist, Trinity College, Oxford), Henry Moseley, the formative
years

1140 Dr Neil Todd (Universities of Manchester and Exeter), Moseley in Manchester

1220 Royal Society of Chemistry Historical Group, AGM

1240 Lunch: This is NOT provided at Burlington House, but there are many cafés and bars nearby.

Second session – Chair Dr David Payne (Imperial College, London)
1400 Address by Counsellor Mr Cem Işık of the Embassy of the Republic of Turkey

1420 Dr Elizabeth Bruton (University of Manchester), Henry Moseley’s role as a signals officer; signalling in the Gallipoli campaign

1510 Prof. Robert Marc Friedman (University of Oslo), Henry Moseley and the politics of Nobel excellence

1540 Tea

Third session – Chair Prof. Peter Edwards, FRS (University of Oxford)
1605 Prof. Russell Egdell (University of Oxford), Moseley’s legacy

1645 Prof. Justin Wark (University of Oxford), Re-climbing Moseley’s staircase

1725 Prof Russell Egdell, Concluding remarks

1730 Close of meeting

Exhibits on view courtesy of Trinity College, Oxford and Oxford Instruments

Event type: Conference
Sponsored by: IOP History of Physics Group
Co-sponsored by: Royal Society of Chemistry Historical Group
Organised by: IOP History of Physics Group
Contact details: There is no charge for this meeting, but prior registration is essential. Please contact Professor John Nicholson, jwnicholson01@gmail.com. This is expected to be a popular meeting.

If, having registered, you are unable to attend, please notify Professor Nicholson.



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12:00 – 13:00 19 Oct 2016

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