Reference numberEC/1914/05
Previous numbersCert XIII, 66; A00812
TitleBoycott, Arthur Edwin: certificate of election to the Royal Society
DescriptionDate stamp on reverse
CitationLecturer in Experimental Pathology, Guy's Hospital, Late Fellow of Brasenose College. Distinguished as an experimental pathologist and physiologist, particularly for his researches on Ankylostomiasis, Caisson Disease, and conditions affecting the volume and oxygen capacity of the blood. Author of the following among orther papers: - 'The Muscular Response to Two Stimuli of Nerve' (Journ Physiol, 1899); 'The Influence of Temperature on the Conductivity of Nerve' (ibid, 1902); 'An Outbreak of Ankylostomiasis in Cornwall' (Journ of Hygiene, 1903, 1904, with J S Haldane); 'Report to the Home Secretary on the Diagnosis of Ankylostoma Infection' (Parliamentary Paper, 1904); 'Further Observations on the Diagnosis of Ankylostoma Infection' (Journ of Hygiene, 1904); 'The Seasonal Prevalence of Hoffmann's Bacillus' (ibid, 1905); 'The Prevalence of Trichocephalus Disfar' (ibid, 1905 with H S French); 'A Case of Skin Infection with Ankylostoma' (ibid, 1905); 'Observations on the Bacteriology of Paratyphoid Fever' (ibid, 1906); 'Report on Breathing Appliances for Rescue Work in Mines' (First Report of the Royal Commission on Mines, 1907); 'The Prevention of Compressed Air Illness' (Journ of Hygiene, 1908, with G C C Damant and J S Haldane); 'Experiments on the Influence of Fatness on Susceptibility to Caisson Disease' (ibid, 1908, with G C C Damant); 'The Effects of Low Atmospheric Pressure on Respiration' (Journ of Physiol, 1908, with J S Haldane); 'Observations on the Blood Volume, &c, in Splenomegalic Polycythaemia' (Guy's Hospital Reports, 1908, with C G Douglas); 'Report of an Enquiry as to the Presence of Ankylostoma Infection in the Nines of Great Britain' (Second Report to the Royal Commission on Mines, 1909); 'The Carbon Monoxide Method of Determining the Total Oxygen Capacity and Blood Volume in Animals, with Experiments on Anaemia and Transfusion' (Journ of Pathol, 1909, with C G Douglas); 'Observations by the Carbon Monoxide Method on Chlorotic Aneamia and on Transfusion' (ibid, 1909, with C G Douglas); 'Further Observations on Transfusion' (ibid, 1910, with C G Douglas); 'Peritonsal Blood Transfusion' (ibid, 1910); 'A Method of Determining the Alkalinity of the Blood' (BioChemical Journal, 1910, with R A Chisholm).
ProposersFrancis Gotch; J S Haldane; J Lorrain Smith; Joseph Barcroft; Frederick W Mott; Arthur Harden; George H F Nuttall; E Klein
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Boycott, Arthur Edwin: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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