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Authorised form of nameBriggs; George Edward (1893 - 1985)
Dates1893 - 1985
Date of birth25 June 1893
Date of death07/02/1985
ActivityEducation:
MA
Career:
Fellow of St John's College; Lecturer in Plant Physiology in the University of Cambridge
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election16/05/1935
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll
Obituaries:
Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 1986 vol 32 pp 35-64, plate, by Sir Rutherford Robertson
Royal Society codeNA1972
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
NLB/57/3Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to GE [George Edward] Briggs Esq, FRS;St Johns College, Cambridge27 June 1919
RR/35/21Referee's report by Vernon Herbert Blackman, on a paper 'A consideration of some attempts to analyse growth curves' by George Edward BriggsNovember 1927
RR/45/2Referee's report by Henry Horatio Dixon, on a paper 'Respiration as a factor in the ionic equilibria between plant tissues and external solutions' by George Edward Briggs and A H K Petrie[April 1931]
RR/67/37Referee's report by Vernon Herbert Blackman, on a paper 'Photosynthesis in intermittent illumination' by George Edward Briggs16 December 1940
RR/49/38Referee's report by Vernon Herbert Blackman, on a paper 'Experimental researches on vegetable assimilation and respiration. XXI.—Induction phases in photosynthesis and their bearing on the mechanism of the process' by George Edward Briggs[February 1933]
RR/60/33Referee's report by George Edward Briggs, on a paper 'The growth of chlorella vulgaris in pure culture' by William Harold Pearsall and L LooseMay 1936
RR/60/49Referee's report by George Edward Briggs, on a paper 'The structure of the wall of the green alga Valonia ventricosa' by Reginald Dawson Preston and William Thomas AstburyNovember 1936
RR/64/2Referee's report by George Edward Briggs, on a paper 'The effect on the growth of Lemna minor of alternating periods of light and darkness of equal length' by Hugh Dickson[December 1937]
RR/65/122Referee's report by George Edward Briggs, on a paper 'Oxygen produced by isolated chloroplasts' by Robert HillJanuary 1939
RR/69/249Referee's report by George Edward Briggs, on a paper 'The fine structure of the wall of the conifer tracheid I. The X-ray diagram of conifer wood' by Reginald Dawson Preston 1945
RR/68/114Referee's report by George Edward Briggs, on a paper 'Theory of porometers used in the study of stomatal movements in leaves' by Howard Latimer Penman[1941]
RR/69/246Referee's report by George Edward Briggs, on a paper 'The fine structure of the wall of the conifer tracheid. II. Optical properties of dissected walls in Pinus insignis' by Reginald Dawson Preston1946
RR/69/248Letter from George Edward Briggs, on a paper 'The fine structure of the wall of the conifer tracheid I. The X-ray diagram of conifer wood' by Reginald Dawson Preston to unknown recipient4 September 1945
RR/39/34Referee's report by Vernon Herbert Blackman, on a paper 'Experimental researches on vegetable assimilation and respiration.—XX. The energetic efficiency of photosynthesis in green plants: Some new data and a discussion of the problems' by George Edward Briggs20 March 1929
EC/1935/06Briggs, George Edward: certificate of election to the Royal Society
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