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Authorised form of nameStiles; Walter (1886 - 1966)
Dates1886 - 1966
Date of birth23 August 1886
Date of death19/04/1966
ActivityEducation:
Latymer Upper School, King Street, London (left 1904); ScD
Career:
Professor of Botany, University of Reading; Dean of Science Faculty, Birmingham University
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election10/05/1928
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll
AssocMaterial:
CSAC 59/3/78. Papers deposited in Birmingham University Library
Obituaries:
Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 1967 vol 13 pp 343-357, plate, by W O James
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/50692195
Royal Society codeNA6393
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1928/15Stiles, Walter: certificate of election to the Royal Society
IM/GA/WS/16658Stiles, Walternd
RR/37/19Referee's report by Walter Stiles, on a paper 'Analytic studies in plant respiration. I.—The respiration of a population of senescent ripening apples' by Frederick Frost Blackman and P ParijaJuly 1928
RR/37/20Referee's report by Walter Stiles, on a paper 'Analytic studies in plant respiration. II.—The respiration of apples in nitrogen and its relation to respiration in air' by P ParijaJuly 1928
RR/37/21Referee's report by Walter Stiles, on a paper 'Analytic studies in plant respiration. III.—Formulation of a catalytic system for the respiration of apples and its relation to oxygen' by Frederick Frost BlackmanJuly 1928
RR/38/95Referee's report by Walter Stiles, on a paper 'Physiology of fruit.— I. Changes in the respiratory activity of apples during their senescence at different temperatures' by F Kidd and C WestDecember 1929
RR/47/112Referee's report by Vernon Herbert Blackman, on a paper 'Researches on plant respiration. I .— The course of respiration of lathyrus odoratus during germination of the seed and the early development of the seedling' by Walter Stiles and William LeachJune 1932
RR/44/75Referee's report by Walter Stiles, on a paper 'Experiments on growth and inhibition. I.—The increase of inhibition with distance' by R SnowFebruary 1931
RR/45/86Referee's report by Walter Stiles, on two papers 'Analytic studies in plant respiration. IV.—The relation of the respiration of potatoes to the concentration of sugars and to the accumulation of a depressant at low temperatures. Part I.—The effect of temperature-history on the respiration/sugar relation' and 'Analytic studies in plan respiration. V.—The relation of the respiration of potatoes to the concentration of sugars and to the accumulation of a depressant at low temperatures. Part II.—The form of the normal respiration/sugar relation and the mechanism of depression' by John Barker[September 1932]
RR/47/104Referee's report by Walter Stiles, on a paper 'Experiments on growth and inhibition. Part III—Inhibition and growth promotion' by R SnowMarch 1932
RR/25/48Referee's report by Frederick Frost Blackman, on a paper 'The influence of external concentration on the position of the equilibrium attained in the intake of salts by plant cells' by Walter Stiles and Franklin Kidd[August 1918]
RR/25/47Referee's report by Adrian John Brown, on a paper 'The influence of external concentration on the position of the equilibrium attained in the intake of salts by plant cells' by Walter Stiles and Franklin Kidd13 August 1918
RR/55/70Referee's report by Walter Stiles, on a paper 'Carbonic anhydrase and photosynthesis' by George O BurrDecember 1935
RR/51/83Referee's report by Vernon Herbert Blackman, on a paper 'Researches on plant respiration. II.?Variations in the respiratory quotient during germination of seeds with different food reserves' by Walter Stiles and William Leach[July 1933]
RR/51/113Referee's report by Walter Stiles, on a paper 'The mechanism of the action of the growth substance of plants' by Kenneth Vivian Thimann and James Bonner[February 1933]
RR/59/9Referee's report by Walter Stiles, on a paper 'On the oxygen uptake of isolated plant tissue' by J Caldwell and J Meiklejohn[June 1936]
RR/61/29Referee's report by Walter Stiles, on a paper 'An analysis by adsorption of the surface structure of graphite' by Richard Maling BarrerMarch 1937
RR/61/28Referee's report by Walter Stiles, on a paper 'Analytic studies in plant respiration VII—Aerobic respiration in barley seedlings and its relation to growth and carbohydrate supply' by H R BarnellApril 1937
RR/67/103Referee's report by Walter Stiles, on a paper 'The estimation of small quantities of carbon dioxide in air by the absorption of infra-red radiation' by Herbert Dingle and A W PryceAugust 1940
RR/68/106Referee's report by Walter Stiles, on a paper 'On the dehiscence of the antheridium and the part played by surface tension in the dispersal of spermatocytes in Bryophyta' by Helen Muggoch and John Walton[1941]
RR/68/239Referee's report by Walter Stiles, on a paper 'The physiology of incompatibility in plants - I. The effect of temperature' by Debra Lewis[1942]
NLB/73/42Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Prof. [Walter] Stiles, FRS1 November 1930
RR/25/49Referee's report by Frederick Frost Blackman, on a paper 'The comparative rate of absorption of various salts by plant tissue' by Walter Stiles and Franklin Kidd[September 1918]
RR/51/114Referee's report by Walter Stiles, on a paper 'On the inhibition of bud development and other functions of growth substance in vicia faba' by Kenneth Vivian Thimann and Folke Skoog[October 1933]
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