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Authorised form of nameMatthews; Sir; Bryan Harold Cabot (1906 - 1986)
SurnameMatthews
ForenamesBryan Harold Cabot
Dates1906 - 1986
Dates and placesBirth:
14 June 1906
Death:
22 July 1986
ActivityEducation:

Career:
Fellow of Kings's College, Cambridge; Assistant Director of Research, Physiological Laboratory, Cambridge
Honours:
CBE 1944; Kt 1952
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
14/03/1940
Council:
VP 1956-1958
SourcesObituaries:
Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 1990 vol 35 pp 263-279, plate, by Sir John Gray
References:
J K Bradley and E M Tansey, 'The Coming of the Electronic Age to the Cambridge Physiological Laboratory: E D Adrian's Valve Amplifier in 1921' in NR 1996 vol 50 pp 217-228
Royal Society codeNA1318
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1940/16Matthews, Sir Bryan Harold Cabot: certificate of election to the Royal Society
GLB/19/1/14Sir Bryan Matthews, Physiological Laboratory, Downing Street, Cambridge to Brown30 January 1960
GLB/65/78/12Bryan Matthews, Physiological Laboratory, Cambridge to Brown23 December 1960
GLB/65/78/14Brown to Bryan Matthews, Physiological Laboratory, Cambridge 19 October 1961
GLB/65/78/13Bryan Matthews, Physiological Laboratory, Cambridge to Brown17 October 1961
GLB/65/78/11Bryan Matthews, Physiological Laboratory, Cambridge to Brown12 December 1960
CMB/278/68Paper passed for publication [Phil. Trans.]4 April 1956
PB/2/7/9/3Letter from Bryan Matthews, enclosing 1p typescript of proposed note to 'Nature' describing negative findings of tests on biological effects produced by magnetic fields made by Matthews in 1939 using Blackett's large electro-magnet.17 January 1964
RR/65/152Referee's report by Claude Gordon Douglas, on a paper 'Individual variations in ability to acclimatize to high altitude' by Ancel Keys, Bryan Harold Cabot Matthews, W H Forbes and Ross A McFarland8 May 1938
RR/69/220Referee's report by [J Genver Jones], on a paper 'A new instrument for solving spherical triangles' by Bryan Harold Cabot Matthews19 February 1945
RR/68/500Referee's report by Bryan Harold Cabot Matthews, on a paper 'Reflex conduction in the giant fibres of the earthworm' by William Albert Hugh Rushton[1944]
RR/68/499Referee's report by Bryan Harold Cabot Matthews, on a paper 'Action potentials from the isolated nerve cord of the earthworm' by William Albert Hugh Rushton[1944]
RR/64/85Referee's report by Claude Gordon Douglas, on a paper 'Individual variations in ability to acclimatize to high altitude' by Ancel Keys, Bryan Harold Cabot Matthews, W H Forbes and Ross A McFarland8 April 1937
CMB/281/27Notes on papers passed for publication in the ProceedingsOctober 1960
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