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Authorised form of nameKeen; Sir; Bernard Augustus (1890 - 1981); agriculturist
SurnameKeen
ForenamesBernard Augustus
Dates1890 - 1981
Dates and placesBirth:
05 September 1890
Death:
05 August 1981
ActivityEducation:
University College, London; DSc
Career:
Director of the Imperial Agricultural Research Institute, Pusa, India; ex-Assistant Director, Rothamsted Experimental Station
Honours:
Kt 1952
Memberships:
FInstP; FRMS (President 1938-1939)
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
16/05/1935
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll
AssocMaterial:
CSAC 95/6/83. Papers deposited in University College Library, London
Obituaries:
Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 1982 vol 28 pp 205-223, plate, by Sir Charles Pereira
Royal Society codeNA6300
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1935/13Keen, Sir Bernard Augustus: certificate of election to the Royal Society
IM/GA/WRS/9207Keen, Sir Bernard Augustusnd
IM/GA/WS/1222Keen, Sir Bernard Augustusnd
MS/886Travel Diaries of Sir Bernard Augustus Keen1929-1947
RR/20/80Referee's report by John Henry Poynting, on a paper 'On the diffraction of light by particles comparable with the wave-length' by Bernard Augustus Keen and Alfred William PorterOctober 1913
RR/61/22Referee's report by Bernard Augustus Keen, on a paper 'The size-garding of sand by wind' by Ralph Alger BagnoldJuly 1937
NLB/69/718Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. [Bernard Augustus] Keen, Rothamsted Experimental Station, Harpenden, Herts.8 September 1926
GLB/57/28Sir Bernard Keen, Director, East African Agriculture and Forestry Research Organisation, Kikuyu, Kenya to Sir David Brunt, Secretary, The Royal Society2 April 1953
RR/30/34Referee's report by Charles Vernon Boys, on a paper 'An automatic and continuous recording balance. (The Odén-Keen balance.)' by John Reginald Horder Coutts, Edward Mortimer Crowther, Bernard Augustus Keen and Sven Odén[May 1924]
RR/57/18Referee's report by Bernard Augustus Keen, on a paper 'Studies on thixotropic gelation - II—The coagulation of clay suspensions' by J L Russell[December 1935]
RR/57/86Referee's report by Bernard Augustus Keen, on a paper 'Photoelectric measurements of the luminous efficiency of daylight' by William Ringrose Gelston Atkins and H H Poole[May 1936]
RR/21/101Referee's report by Alfred Daniel Hall, on a paper 'Evaporation of water from soil' by Bernard Augustus Keen13 January 1915
RR/57/16Referee's report by Bernard Augustus Keen, on a paper 'Studies in thixotropic gelation - I—The mechanism of thixotropic gelation' by J L Russell and Eric Keightley Rideal[December 1935]
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