Reference numberCMB/42/2/5
TitleMinutes, meeting of the Royal Medal Committee in Physiology
Date15 April 1933
DescriptionLists as present Dr Bostock, [Sir Benjamin] Brodie and Wilson Philip. Describes Committee business including a letter from William G Maton stating Mr Brown's withdrawl from the committee and recommending as Prize Question, 'Is it demonstrable by any facts or experiments, that electricity is a necessary part in the performance of any functions of organised beings'? -- question suggestions from William Philip and Dr Prout -- the resolution to recommend A R de Candolle for the Medal, for his work on 'vegetable physiology' -- an agreement that defining future awards through a Prize Question would defeat the point, and recommending, if a question must be chosen, 'the laws by which the functions of the different Organs belonging to the Animal System are associated with each other'. p40-42.
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NA7295Maton; William George (1774 - 1835)1774 - 1835
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