Reference numberEC/2000/50
TitleMaddox, Sir John Royden: certificate of election to the Royal Society
DescriptionCertificate of Candidate for Election to Honorary Fellowship. Citation typed
CitationSir John Maddox is known throughout the world as an outstanding editor and contributor to Nature. His deep understanding of all branches of science is reflected in the lucid expositions of scientific research and discovery which appeared almost weekly in Nature. Under his leadership, Nature grew to become unique among the world's leading scientific publications, covering all fields and circulating internationally. He was Editor from 1966 to 1973, and from 1980 to 1996. Sir John was Director of the Nuffield Foundation Science Teaching Project 1964-66 and Director, Nuffield Foundation 1975-1980. He is the author of five books, and many scientific contributions to newspapers and journals. He has also contributed regularly to broadcasting and television, and has a notable record of public service. He has made an outstanding contribution to science both in the UK and internationally and since his retirement from Nature has continued to contribute to science policy
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Related materialLC/1996/27
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NA5458Maddox; Sir; John Royden (1925 - 2009)1925 - 2009
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