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Authorised form of nameZuckerman; Solly (1904 - 1993); Baron Zuckerman of Burnham Thorpe
SurnameZuckerman
ForenamesSolly
Dates1904 - 1993
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
30 May 1904
Death:
31 March 1993
ActivityEducation:
MA (Oxon), DSc (London)
Career:
The Advisory Council was established by the Minister of Fuel and Power, Hugh Gaitskell, in July 1948, under the chairmanship of Sir Alfred Egerton. Solly Zuckerman was a member of the Council, the work of which complemented his activities in respect of the Advisory Council on Scientific Policy (ACSP), the Committee on Industrial Productivity, and subsequently the Natural Resources (Technical) Committee (NRTC).
The terms of reference were:
To advise the Minister... on the scientific aspects of problems which he may remit to them in connection with his statutory duty of securing the effective and co-ordinated development of coal, petroleum and other sources of fuel and power in Great Britain, and of promoting economy and efficiency in the supply, distribution, use and consumption of fuel and power, whether produced in Great Britain or not.
To advise the Minister of new scientific knowledge or developments which in the view of the Council should be taken into account....
To keep the whole field of fuel and power under continuous review with the object of identifying problems needing scientific investigation...

Solly Zuckerman was formally invited by Gaitskell to join the Council in June 1948 but an earlier letter (13 October 1947) indicates that the two had discussed "the scientific position" already. Zuckerman re-assured the Chairman of the ACSP, Sir Henry Tizard, that his acceptation of Gaitskell's invitation would not compromise his commitment to the ACSP. By 1955, however, other commitments obliged Zuckerman to resign from the Council.

Honours:
CB 1946; Kt 1956; KCB 1964; OM 1968; Baron 1971
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
18/03/1943
SourcesObituaries:
Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 1995 vol 41 pp 575-598, plate, by P L Krohn
Papers deposited with the University of East Anglia
Royal Society codeNA3607
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
PB/9/1/134Correspondence with Solly Zuckerman1971
GLB/24/9'Thoughts on the recent appointment of Sir S[olly] Z[uckerman]'mid 20th century
HWT/39/58Great Britain-China Committee (later Great Britain-China Centre)October 1974
HWT/39/57Great Britain-China Committee (later Great Britain-China Centre)September 1974
IM/GA/AR/7284Zuckerman, Solly, Baron Zuckerman of Burnham Thorpend
PB/4/11/5Minute and letter by Solly Zuckerman re effects of atomic bomb explosions in Japan9 October 1945
PB/1/33/3/8Companion of Honour1965
PB/7/2/1/17'Reflections on science and technology in developing countries'1969
PB/1/20Correspondence re Blackett's membership of official government committees1964-1970
IM/005053Zuckerman, Solly, Baron Zuckerman of Burnham Thorpend
S/0029Sculpture bust of Zuckerman, Solly; Baron Zuckerman of Burnham Thorpe1986
IM/GA/GAC/7657Zuckerman, Solly, Baron Zuckerman of Burnham Thorpend
MDA/A/12/74Letter from Solly Zuckerman to Robert Robinson, Department of Anatomy, the Medical School, Hospitals Centre, Birmingham24 January 1947
MDA/A/12/113Letter from Solly Zuckerman to Robert Robinson, The Royal Society13 May 1947
WF/918Grant application from the University of Hull to the Wolfson Foundation1978-1988
WF/293Grant application from University of Southampton to the Wolfson Foundation 1967-1988
WF/324/3Grant application from the University of Sussex to the Wolfson Foundation1973-1981
WF/464Grant applications from Nightingale to the Wolfson Foundation1975-1985
WF/300Grant applications from The Zoological Society of London to the Wolfson Foundation1961 - 1981
WF/296Grant applications from Cardiff University (University of Wales, Cardiff) to the Wolfson Foundation1968-1977
WF/779Grant applications from University of East Anglia to the Wolfson Foundation1974-1978
WF/234Grant applications from Institute of Economic Affairs to the Wolfson Foundation1968-1981
WF/350Grant application from the University of Surrey to the Wolfson Foundation1968-1974
WF/371Grant application from the University of Southampton to the Wolfson Foundation1970-1974
WF/751Grant application from the National Society for Cancer Relief (Macmillan) to the Wolfson Foundation1979-1981
WF/407Grant application from University College, Oxford to the Wolfson Foundation1972-1981
WF/501Grant application from the University of Liverpool to the Wolfson Foundation1974-1979
WF/578Grant application from St. Mary's Hosptial to the Wolfson Foundation17 June 1977
WF/786Grant application from the Royal College of Radiologists to the Wolfson Foundation1979-1982
RR/57/64Referee's report by John Hammond, on a paper 'The menstrual cycle of the primates VIII—The œstrin-withdrawal theory of menstruation' by Solly Zuckerman1 March 1935
RR/57/65Referee's report by John Hammond, on a paper 'The menstrual cycle of the primates. IX—The effect of œstrin on the denervated sexual skin' by Solly Zuckerman1 March 1935
RR/63/139Referee's report by Alan Sterling Parkes, on a paper 'The menstrual cycle of the primates XII—The interaction of ovarian hormones in the cycle' by Solly ZuckermanJuly 1937
RR/63/138Referee's report by Alan Sterling Parkes, on a paper 'The menstrual cycle of the primates - X—The oestrone threshold of the uterus of the rhesus monkey' by Solly ZuckermanMay 1937
RR/63/141Referee's report by Francis Hugh Adam Marshall, on a paper 'The hydatids of Morgagni under normal and experimental conditions' by Solly Zuckerman and Peter Leslie KrohnFebruary 1937
RR/64/117Referee's report by Alan Sterling Parkes, on a paper 'Stimulation of the corpora lutea of the rat by means of progesterone and testosterone' by T Mckeown and Solly Zuckerman[September 1937]
RR/64/118Referee's report by Alan Sterling Parkes, on a paper 'The suppression of oestrus in the rat during pregnancy and lactation' by T Mckeown and Solly Zuckerman[October 1937]
RR/65/91Referee's report by Alan Sterling Parkes, on a paper 'The mammary gland of the rhesus monkey under normal and experimental conditions' by Sydney John Folley, A N Guthkelch and Solly ZuckermanOctober 1938
RR/65/92Referee's report by Julian Sorell Huxley, on a paper 'The mammary gland of the rhesus monkey under normal and experimental conditions' by Sydney John Folley, A N Guthkelch and Solly ZuckermanOctober 1938
RR/65/161Referee's report by Francis Hugh Adam Marshall, on a paper 'Visual pathways concerned in gonadal stimulation in ferrets' by Wilfrid Edward Le Gros Clark, T Mckeown and Solly ZuckermanNovember 1938
RR/72/12Referee's report by John Zachary Young, on a paper 'Some quantitative dental characteristics of the chimpanzee, gorilla and orang-outang' by E H Ashton and Solly Zuckerman1949
RR/72/11Referee's report by John Zachary Young, on a paper 'The influence of geographic isolation on the skull of the green monkey (Cercopithecus aethiops sabaeus) I. A comparison between the teeth of the St Kitts and the African green monkey' by E H Ashton and Solly Zuckerman1949
RR/72/10Referee's report by John Zachary Young, on a paper 'Some quantitative dental characters of fossil anthropoids' by E H Ashton and Solly Zuckerman1949
WF/78AGrant application from Imperial College London to the Wolfson Foundation1958-2011
PB/1/33/1/10Nobel Prize1948
MM/22/2Letter from Solly Zuckerman to Gavin de Beer24 July 1947
PB/6/2/1/3/2Correspondence with members of the Committee and other interested parties, April-August 1946April-August 1946
IM/GA/WS/2175Zuckerman, Solly, Baron Zuckerman of Burnham Thorpend
WF/348Grant application from Imperial College London to the Wolfson Foundation1968-1973
WF/347Grant application from Imperial College London to the Wolfson Foundation1968-1985
WF/349Grant application from the Cardiff University (University of Wales, Cardiff) to the Wolfson Foundation1968-2003
WF/366Grant application from Cardiff University (University of Wales, Cardiff) to the Wolfson Foundation1970-1974
WF/367Grant application from the University of Birmingham to the Wolfson Foundation1970-1974
WF/369Grant application from the University of Aberdeen to the Wolfson Foundation1970-1978
WF/612Grant application from the University of Salford to the Wolfson Foundation1976-1981
WF/422Grant application from The Queen's University Belfast to the Wolfson Foundation1970-1979
WF/233Grant application from Glasgow Royal Infirmary to the Wolfson Foundation1967-1981
WF/355Grant application from Wolfson College, Oxford to the Wolfson Foundation1970-1971
WF/503Grant application form the University of Warwick to the Wolfson Foundation1972-1977
WF/525Grant application from the University of Wales, Aberystwyth to the Wolfson Foundation1 November 1977
WF/595Grant application from the University of East Anglia to the Wolfson Foundation1974-1981
RR/63/140Referee's report by Cresswell Shearer, on a paper 'The hydatids of Morgagni under normal and experimental conditions' by Solly Zuckerman and Peter Leslie KrohnMarch 1937
RR/70/47Letter from Solly Zuckerman, on a paper 'Mitotic activity in the adult male mouse, Mus musculus L. The diurnal cycles and their relation to waking and sleeping' by W S Bullough to Gavin Rylands de Beer22 November 1947
RR/72/274Referee's report by Solly Zuckerman, on a paper 'The transplantation of normal tissues: with special reference to auto- and homotransplants of thyroid and spleen in the anterior chamber of the eye, and subcutaneously, in guinea-pigs' by Michael Francis Addison Woodruff and Hazel G Woodruff1949
WF/253Grant applications from Rothamsted Experimental Station to the Wolfson Foundation 1964-2007
WF/301Grant application from University of Sussex to the Wolfson Foundation 1970-1971
WF/123Grant application from British Association for the Advancement of Science to the Wolfson Foundation1964-1974
PB/5/4/7/1Correspondence, notes and memoranda.1965-1969
PB/8/18/6/3Blackett's correspondence with colleagues and friends re text or opinions of 'Military and political consequences of atomic energy'1948-1949
PB/4/7/2/13'Operational research and nuclear weapons'1961
PB/1/33/2Correspondence concerning the Copley Medal of the Royal Society1956
WF/294Grant application from University of Southampton to the Wolfson Foundation 1968-1978
WF/299Grant application St Luke's Nursing Home from to the Wolfson Foundation1968-1976
WF/385Grant applications from the Royal College of General Practitioners to the Wolfson Foundation1971-1985
WF/451Grant application from Heriot-Watt University to the Wolfson Foundation1972-1997
WF/544Grant application from the University of Manchester to the Wolfson Foundation1 January 1976
WF/491Grant application from The Queen's University Belfast to the Wolfson Foundation1972-1977
WF/716Grant application from University of Oxford to the Wolfson Foundation1977-1988
WF/650Grant application from The University of Nottingham to the Wolfson Foundation1 January 1976
WF/795Grant application from the University of Manchester to the Wolfson1978-1985
WF/351Grant application from the University of Liverpool to the Wolfson Foundation1968-1976
WF/345Grant application from the University of Cambridge to the Wolfson Foundation20 October 1968
WF/610Grant application from the University of Manchester to the Wolfson Foundation1976-1984
WF/646Grant application from The Royal Institution of Great Britain to the Wolfson Foundation1 February 1977
RR/72/275Letter from Solly Zuckerman, on a paper 'The transplantation of normal tissues: with special reference to auto- and homotransplants of thyroid and spleen in the anterior chamber of the eye, and subcutaneously, in guinea-pigs' by Michael Francis Addison Woodruff and Hazel G Woodruff to David Brunt4 October 1949
EC/1943/20Zuckerman, Solly, Baron Zuckerman of Burnham Thorpe: certificate of election to the Royal Society
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