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Reference numberEC/1894/12
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TitleJones, John Viriamu: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationPrincipal and Professor of Physics in the University College of South Wales and Monmouthshire. Fellow of University College, London. Distinguished for his acquaintance with physics. Engaged in the teaching of physics as well as in the organisation of scientific studies,and is anxious to promote the progress of science. Author of a memoir 'On the Determination of the Specific Resistance of Mercury in Absolute Measure' (Phil Trans, vol clxxxi, 1890). Author also of the following papers: - 'On the Calculation of the Co-efficient of Mutual Induction of a Circle and a Coaxal Helix' (Proc Phys Soc, vol x); 'On the Use of Lissajous Figures to determine a Rate of Rotation, and of a Morse Receiver to measure the Periodic Time of a Reed or Tuning-fork' (ibid); 'Suggestions towards a Determination of the Ohm.' Read before the British Association at Leeds, 1890 ('The Electrician,' vol xxx)
ProposersFrom General Knowledge: [C Pritchard]
From Personal Knowledge: R B Clifton; Bartholomew Price; Wm Odling; William Esson; Arthur W Rucker; C V Boys; R T Glazebrook; Oliver J Lodge; Geo Fras Fitzgerald; G Carey Foster; A W Reinold; E B Poulton; Spencer Pickering; W Gryllo Adams
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Jones, John Viriamu: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA1358Jones; John Viriamu (1856 - 1901)1856 - 1901
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