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Authorised form of nameRideal; Sir; Eric Keightley (1890 - 1974)
Dates1890 - 1974
NationalityBritish
Place of birthSydenham, England
Date of birth11 April 1890
Place of deathLondon
Date of death25/09/1974
Research fieldPhysical chemistry
ActivityEducation:
Oundle School; MA (Cantab); PhD (Bonn)
Career:
H O Jones Lecturer in Physical Chemistry in the University of Cambridge; Fellow of Trinity Hall; John Humphrey Plummer Professor of Colloidal Science, Cambridge (1931-1946); Fullerian Professor and Director of the Day-Faraday laboratory at the Royal Institution (1946-1949); Professor of Physical Chemistry, King's College, London (1950-1955)
Honours:
MBE; Kt 1951; CIE
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election15/05/1930
Royal Society activityMedals and prizes:
Davy Medal 1951
Lectures:
Bakerian 1951
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DSB vol 18 pp 738-743
AssocMaterial:
CSAC 62/6/78. Papers deposited in the Royal Institution
Obituaries:
Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 1976 vol 22 pp 381-413, plate, by D D Eley
References:
N N Greenwood and J A Spink, 'An antipodean laboratory of remarkable distinction' in NR 2003 vol 57 pp 85-105
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/73935613
Royal Society codeNA6606
Archives associated with this Fellow
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PB/7/2/4/1/2Letter from Home Office refusing visa, 13 June 1945, and Blackett's correspondence with other colleagues involved requesting meeting with Royal Society to discuss the matter.1945
EC/1930/10Rideal, Sir Eric Keightley: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MDA/A/16/52Minutes of theRoyal Society and Nuffield Foundation Commonweath Bursaries Committee16 May 1956
RR/50/71Referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'The absorption of dye stuffs by cellulose. I' by S M Neale and W A StringfellowMarch 1933
RR/41/146Referee's report by Thomas Martin Lowry, on a paper 'On the stability of unimolecular films. Part IV. —Amines' by C G Lyons and Eric Keightley RidealMay 1930
RR/35/31Referee's report by Owen Willans Richardson, on a paper 'The combination of nitrogen and hydrogen activated by electrons' by A Caress and Eric Keightley RidealJune 1927
RR/32/120Referee's report by Sydney Chapman, on a paper 'The kinetic theory of surface films. Part I.—The surfaces of solutions' by Robert Kenworthy Schofield and Eric Keightly Rideal14 May 1925
RR/32/43Referee's report by James William McBain, on a paper 'The behaviour of crystals and lenses of fats on the surface of water.—Part II. The effect of temperature on the equilibrium pressure' by Arthur Cary and Eric Keightley RidealJuly 1925
RR/32/41Referee's report by James William McBain, on a paper 'The behaviour of crystals and lenses of fats on the surface of water. Part I.—The mechanism and rate of spreading' by Arthur Cary and Eric Keightley RidealJuly 1925
RR/32/42Referee's report by James William McBain, on a paper 'The behaviour of crystals and lenses of fats on the surface of water—Part III. The effect of the polar group on the equilibrium pressure' by Arthur Cary and Eric Keightley RidealApril 1925
RR/31/46Referee's report by James William McBain, on a paper 'The destruction of rennin by agitation: A case of catalysis at an air-liquid interface' by Eric Keightley Rideal and Charles George Lewis Wolf[May 1924]
RR/42/80Referee's report by James Charles Philip, on a paper 'The kinetics of the oxidation of copper. Part I. -The initial oxidation of copper at low pressures' by F J Wilkins and Eric Keightley RidealMarch 1930
RR/33/75Referee's report by Owen Willans Richardson, on a paper 'On the rate of maximum activation by collision for complex molecules with applications to velocities of gas reactions' by Ralph Howard Fowler and Eric Keightley RidealNovember 1926
RR/33/114Referee's report by Sydney Chapman, on a paper 'The kinetic theory of surface films. Part II - Gaseous, expanded and condensed films' by Robert Kenworthy Schofield and Eric Keightley RidealNovember 1925
RR/40/94Referee's report by Robert Robertson, on an unnamed paper by C P Snow and Eric Keightley RidealJuly 1929
RR/37/39Referee's report by Owen Willans Richardson, on a paper 'The chemical reaction of carbon monoxide and hydrogen after collision with electrons' by A Caress and Eric Keightley Rideal1928
RR/36/84Referee's report by William Lawrence Bragg, on a paper 'On the electric moment of the sulphur complex' by A M Taylor and Eric Keightley Rideal[May 1927]
RR/40/44Referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'A method of measuring the electricity produced during the decomposition of organic compounds' by M C PotterJanuary 1931
RR/37/25Referee's report by Owen Willans Richardson, on two papers 'The electrolytic behaviour of thin films. Part I.—Hydrogen' and 'On the electrolytic behaviour of thin films. Part II.—The areas of catalytically active surfaces' by Frank Philip Bowden and Eric Keightley Rideal1928
RR/36/48Referee's report by Alfred Fowler, on a paper 'The absorption spectra of aragonite and strontianite in the near infra-red' by F I G Rawlins and Eric Keightley Rideal[June 1927]
RR/38/123Referee's report by James Walker, on a paper 'An investigation of the combustion of platinum' by Eric Keightley Rideal and O H Wansbrough-JonesJanuary 1929
RR/65/130Referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'A study of the chain reaction in the thermal decomposition of diethyl ether' by J E Hobbs June 1938
RR/43/22Referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'The sorption process in the zeolite chabazite' by Meredith Gwynne EvansJuly 1931
RR/40/93Referee's report by Alfred Fowler, on a paper 'Infra-red investigations of molecular structure.—Part IV. The overtone of nitric oxide' by C P Snow and Eric Keightley Rideal27 November 1929
RR/40/75Referee's report by Robert Robertson, on a paper 'Infra-red investigations of molecular structure.-Part I. Apparatus and technique' by Eric Keightley Rideal, C P Snow and A M TaylorApril 1929
RR/40/92Referee's report by Robert Robertson, on a paper 'Infra-red investigations of molecular structure. Part II.—The molecule of nitric oxide' by C P Snow, F I G Rawlins and Eric Keightley RidealApril 1929
RR/42/21Referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'The exchange of energy between organic molecules in a molecular beam and metallic surfaces' by F O Rice and Harold T ByckFebruary 1931
RR/51/54Referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'The electric charge of the colloid particles of protoplasm' by B Sen[February 1933]
RR/54/83Referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'The absorption of simple lysins at cell interfaces' by Eric PonderJune 1934
RR/43/131Referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'The thermal decomposition of nitrous oxide, and its catalysis by nitric oxide' by F F Musgrave and Cyril Norman HinshelwoodNovember 1931
RR/45/82Referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'The lower pressure limit in the chain reaction between hydrogen and oxygen' by Cyril Norman Hinshelwood and E A Moelwyn-Hughes[July 1932]
RR/43/52Referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'The diffusion of colloidal electrolytes and other charged colloids' by G S Hartley and Conmar RobinsonAugust 1931
RR/43/130Referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'The investigation of copper dioxide films by electron diffraction' by C A MurisonJanuary 1932
RR/45/41Referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'On the mass rate of reactions in solids' by R S Bradley, James Colvin and J Hume[May 1932]
RR/44/3Second referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'The structure of surface films. Part XVI.—Surface potential measurements on fatty acids on dilute hydrochloric acid' by Neil Kensington Adam and J B HardingNovember 1932
RR/44/2Referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'The structure of surface films. Part XVI.—Surface potential measurements on fatty acids on dilute hydrochloric acid' by Neil Kensington Adam and J B Harding22 June 1932
RR/45/83Referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'The combination of hydrogen and oxygen in a silver vessel' by Cyril Norman Hinshelwood, E A Moelwyn-Hughes and A C Rolfe[December 1932]
RR/46/60Referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'On the desorption of n-butylamine from charcoal' by H J Phelps and R B Vallender[March 1932]
RR/45/105Referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'The isoelectric point of serum-globulin as determined by kataphoresis' by Frederick Oliver Howitt and Edmund Brydges Rudhall Prideaux[June 1932]
RR/52/27Referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'The kinetics of photosynthesis' by Edward Charles Cyril BalyDecember 1934
RR/49/40Referee's report by Eric Kightley Rideal, on a paper 'The vapour pressure isotherm of muscle' by J Brooks[October 1933]
RR/46/76Referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'The oxidation of sulphur at low pressures' by A Ritchie and E B Ludlam[August 1932]
RR/45/119Referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'Gas adsorption upon electrically conducting films during their condensation from molecular rays' by R C Johnson and T V Starkey22 November 1932
RR/50/48Referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'Hypochlorites and ozone' by Arthur Thomas MastermanJanuary 1934
RR/44/115Referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'The kinetics of adsorption processes' by Alfred Rene Jean Paul Ubbelohde and Alfred Charles Glyn EgertonOctober 1931
RR/45/108Referee's report by William Bate Hardy, on a paper 'On protein monolayers' by Arthur Hentry Hughes and Eric Keightley Rideal9 April 1932
RR/47/40Referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'The luminous reduction of selenium dioxide' by Harry Julius Emeleus and J C RileyNovember 1932
RR/72/46Referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'The thermal accommodation coefficients of gases. Parts I and II' by J G M Brenner1949
RR/48/98Referee's report by Arthur John Allmand, on a paper 'Reaction kinetics in films. The hydrolysis of Y-stearolactone' by Russel J Fosbinder and Eric Keightley Rideal[September 1933]
RR/48/95Referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'The thermal decomposition of acetaldehyde and the existence of different activated states' by C J M Fletcher and Cyril Norman Hinshelwood[April 1933]
RR/50/1Referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'The structure of surface films. Part XX.—Surface potential measurements on nitriles' by Neil Kensington Adam and J B Harding1933
RR/72/166Referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'The ignition of solid explosive media by hot wires' by E Jones1949
RR/48/34Referee's report by Cyril Norman Hinshelwood, on a paper 'On the rate of oxidation of monolayers of unsaturated fatty acids' by Arthur Hentry Hughes and Eric Keightley Rideal[February 1933]
RR/47/86Referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'Adsorption. A study of availability and accessibility' by William Bate Hardy and Millicent NottageApril 1932
RR/47/78Referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'The explosive oxidation of carbon monoxide at lower pressures' by G Hadman, Harold Warris Thompson and Cyril Norman HinshelwoodJuly 1932
RR/49/5Referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'The homogeneous catalysis of gaseous reactions by iodine. The decomposition of propionic aldehyde, and a general discussion' by S Bairstow and Cyril Norman Hinshelwood[June 1933]
RR/48/134Referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'The homogeneous catalysis of gaseous reactions.—The catalytic decomposition of nitrous oxide by halogens' by F F Musgrave and Cyril Norman Hinshelwood[March 1932]
RR/52/117Referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'The kinetics of the decomposition of chloral and its catalysis by iodine' by F H Verhoek and Cyril Norman HinshelwoodMay 1934
RR/48/110Referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'Sedimentation equilibrium in the ultracentrifuge; types obtained with soap solutions' by James William McBain and M E Laing McBain[September 1932]
RR/47/79Referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'The oxidation of carbon monoxide' by G Hadman, Harold Warris Thompson and Cyril Norman HinshelwoodApril 1932
RR/50/124Referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'The aggregation of colloidal electrolytes from transport number and conductivity measurements: some benzidine dyes' by Conmar Robinson and John L MoillietOctober 1933
RR/52/76Referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'The sorption of methyl and ethyl alcohol by silica gels' by Alexander Graham FosterDecember 1934
RR/50/30Referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'Studies on gas-solid equilibria. Part V.—Pressure-concentration equilibria between silica gel and (1) oxygen, (2) nitrogen, (3) mixtures of oxygen and nitrogen, determined isothermally at 0º C' by Bertram Lambert and David H P PeelNovember 1933
RR/66/259Referee's report by Christopher Kelk Ingold, on a paper 'Exchange reactions between deuterium and hydrogen halides. I. Hydrogen chloride' by H Steiner and Eric Keightley Rideal[October 1939]
RR/50/3Referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'The structure of surface films. Part XVIII. -The effect of alkalinity in the underlying solution on films of fatty acids' by Neil Kensington Adam and J G F MillerJune 1933
RR/53/150Referee's report by Arthur John Allmand, on a paper 'On the cataphoresis of gliadin Part II—The effect of strong electrolytes upon the mobility' by Ian Kemp and Eric Keightley Rideal[June 1934]
RR/51/17Referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'Pressure and the water relations of proteins I—isoelectric gelatin gels' by D Jordan Lloyd and T Moran[July 1934]
RR/51/139Referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'The solvation of nitrocellulose in acetone-water mixtures' by G L Wilson and F D Miles[January 1934]
RR/50/102Referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'The determination of dipole-moments by the method of dilute solutions. I. Experimental methods and the calculation of results' by M A G Rau and B N NarayanaswamyNovember 1933
RR/53/77Referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'The thermal decomposition of formaldehyde' by C J M Fletcher[May 1934]
RR/52/121Referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'Surface reactions and the heterogeneous catalysis of hydrogen peroxide' by J WeissOctober 1934
RR/52/135Referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'The thermal decomposition of propionic aldehyde' by C A Winkler, C J M Fletcher and Cyril Norman HinshelwoodMay 1934
RR/52/4Referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'The structure of surface films XXI—Surface potentials of dibasic esters, alcohols, aldoximes, and ketones' by Neil Kensington Adam, James Frederic Danielli and J B HardingJuly 1934
RR/52/31Referee's report by Cyril Norman Hinshelwood, on a paper 'The interaction of hydrogen with micro-crystalline charcoal—I' by Richard Maling Barrer and Eric Keightley RidealNovember 1934
RR/51/87Referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'The electrical condition of hot surfaces during the adsorption of gases. Part V.—The charging up of hot surfaces' by J C Stimson[August 1933]
RR/54/124Referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'The kinetics of the oxidation of gaseous hydrocarbons II-The oxidation of ethane' by Edgar William Richard Steacie and A. C. PlewesApril 1934
RR/54/47Referee's report by Cyril Norman Hinshelwood, on a paper 'The sorption of hydrogen and deuterium by copper and palladium I-The behaviour of copper and copper oxides' by Harry Work Melville and Eric Keightley RidealJuly 1935
RR/53/65Referee's report by Nevil Vincent Sidgwick, on a paper 'Experiments on heavy hydrogen IV—The hydrogenation and exchange reaction of ethylene with heavy hydrogen' by Adalbert Farkas, Ladislas Farkas and Eric Keightley Rideal[June 1934]
RR/54/109Referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'The diffusion coefficients of dye solutions and their interpretation' by Conmar RobinsonSeptember 1934
RR/52/146Referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'On the nature and permeability of chitin II—The permeability of the uncalcified chitin lining the foregut of homarus' by C M YongeNovember 1935
RR/53/120Referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'The reaction between oxygen and the heavier isotope of hydrogen' by Cyril Norman Hinshelwood, A T Williamson and J H Wolfenden[July 1934]
RR/53/73Second referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'On the ampholytic nature of phospholipins' by H Fischgold and E Chain[January 1935]
RR/53/72Referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'On the ampholytic nature of phospholipins' by H Fischgold and E Chainnd [November 1934]
RR/53/82Referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'The sorption of methyl and ethyl alcohol by silica gels' by Alexander Graham Foster[March 1934]
RR/53/119Referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'The modes of activation of aldehyde molecules in decomposition reactions' by Cyril Norman Hinshelwood, C J M Fletcher, F H Verhoek and C A Winklernd [May 1934]
RR/67/62Referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'The dehydration of crystals of chrome alum' by J A Cooper and William Edward GarnerJanuary 1940
RR/54/122Referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'The kinetics of the oxidation of mixtures of ethylene and acetaldehyde' by Edgar William Richard Steacie and A C PlewesMarch 1934
RR/57/37Referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'Investigations on the Combustion of Hydrocarbons. I. The Influence of Molecular Structure on Hydrocarbon Combustion' by Alfred René Jean Paul Ubbelohde[July 1935]
RR/55/28Referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'Acid catalysis in non-aqueous solvents. II. The rearrangement of N-bromacetanilide in chlorobenzene catalysed by trichloracetic acid' by R P Bell and R V H LevingeMay 1935
RR/55/68Referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'Studies in microcataphoresis - I—Technique' by H C Brown and J C BroomSeptember 1935
RR/57/35Referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'Investigations on the combustion of hydrocarbons. II. Absorption spectra and chemical properties of intermediates' by Alfred René Jean Paul Ubbelohde[June 1935]
RR/61/2Referee's report by Neil Kensington Adam, on a paper 'Reaction kinetics in films. The hydrolysis of long-chain esters' by A E Alexander and Eric Keightley RidealAugust 1937
RR/65/65Second referee's report by Arthur John Allmand, on a paper 'The polymerisation of vinyl acetates. Parts I & II' by A C Cuthberston, G Gee and Eric Keightley RidealDecember 1938
RR/56/103Referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'On the thermal decomposition of acetaldehyde and ethylene oxide' by R V Seddon and Morris William Travers[November 1935]
RR/55/140Referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'The effect of pressure on reactions in solution I—Sodium ethoxide and ethyl iodide to 3000 kg/cm2 II—Pyridine and ethyl iodide to 8500 kg/cm2' by R O Gibson, E W Fawcett and M W PerrinFebruary 1935
RR/55/136Referee's report by Edmund John Bowen, on a paper 'Reaction in monolayers of drying oils I - The oxidation of the maleic anhydride compound of ß-Elaeostearin' by Geoffrey Gee and Eric Keightley RidealAugust 1935
RR/63/96Referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'Native and denatured muscle proteins' by E C Bate SmithMay 1937
RR/69/166Referee's report by Ronald Percy Bell, on a paper 'On the catalytic dehydrogenation of naphthenes II. Competition experiments and energies of C-H bonds' by E F G Herington and Eric Keightley Rideal1946
RR/69/2Referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'The density increments of proteins' by Gilbert Smithson Adair and M E Adair1946
RR/60/58Referee's report by Neil Kensington Adam, on a paper 'Photochemical reactions in monolayers I—Photochemical properties of the ketoimino linkage' by Eric Keightley Rideal and Joseph Stanley MitchellDecember 1936
RR/71/129Referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'The application of semi-conductivity measurements in the study of catalysis on copper oxide' by T J Gray[1948]
RR/62/10Referee's report by Neil Kensington Adam, on a paper 'Molecular interaction in monolayers II—The action of haemolytic and agglutinating agents on lipo-protein monolayers' by J H Schulman and Eric Keightley Rideal[October 1936]
RR/61/63Referee's report by Frank Horton, on a paper 'Studies in contact potentials. I' by Richard Charles Leslie Bosworth and Eric Keightley RidealMay 1937
RR/61/64Referee's report by Frank Horton, on a paper 'Studies in contact potentials. II' by Richard Charles Leslie Bosworth and Eric Keightley RidealMay 1937
RR/71/96Referee's report by Neil Kensington Adam, on a paper 'The kinetic salt effect in monolayer reactions' by J T Davies and Eric Keightley Rideal[1948]
RR/65/1Referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'Interaction between adsorbed substances of simple constitution, and insoluble monolayers' by Neil Kensington Adam, F A Askew and Kenneth G A PankhurstDecember 1938
RR/69/165Referee's report by Ronald Percy Bell, on a paper 'On the catalytic dehydrogenation of naphthenes I. Kinetic study' by E F G Herington and Eric Keightley Rideal1946
RR/64/129Referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'The specificity of antigonadotropic sera' by I W Rowlands[November 1937]
RR/64/128Referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'The polarization of a calomel electrode' by Nathaniel Mayer Victor Rothschild[January 1938]
RR/65/128Referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'The mechanism of chain breaking in the thermal decomposition of ethane' by Cyril Norman Hishelwood and J E HobbsMay 1938
RR/65/189Referee's report by Neil Kensington Adam, on a paper 'The photochemistry of proteins' by Joseph Stanley Mitchell and Eric Keightley RidealJune 1938
RR/72/86Referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'The sedimentation and diffusion of small particles' by C N Davies1949
RR/66/316Referee's report by Robert Robertson, on a paper 'The exchange reaction between ethylene and deuterium on a nickel catalyst' by G H Twigg and Eric Keightley Rideal[February 1939]
RR/67/45Referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'The poisoning of a palladium catalyst by carbon monoxide' by M G T Burrows and W H Stockmayer May 1940
RR/67/46Referee's report by George Ingle Finch, on two papers 'On the electron diffraction of multilayers of esters of fatty acids. I' by A Cameron and G D Coumoulos and 'The structure of multilayers of the esters' by G D Coumoulos and Eric Keightley Rideal5 May 1941
RR/69/28Referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'The electric conductivity and the activation energy of ionic migration of molten salts and their mixtures' by H Bloom and E Heymann1946
RR/68/18Referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'The behaviour of visual purple at low temperature' by E E Broda and Charles Frederick Goodeve[1941]
RR/42/11Referee's report by Herbert Brereton Baker, on a paper 'An investigation of the attack of platinum and tungsten by iodine' by Gordon Van Praagh and Eric Keightley RidealSeptember 1931
RR/67/237Memorandum and letter from J D Griffith Davies, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society, on a paper 'The kinetics of the thermal decomposition of acetophenone' Cyril Norman Hinshelwood and R E Smith to Eric Keightley Rideal17 July 1940
RR/67/236Memorandum from J D Griffith Davies, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society, on a paper 'The thermal decomposition of gaseous benzaldehyde' by Cyril Norman Hinshelwood and R E Smith to Eric Keightley Rideal12 February 1940
RR/67/384Letter from Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'On the catalytic cyclization of aliphatic hydrocarbons. I' by Eric Keightley Rideal and E F G Herington to Frank Sturdy Sinnatt22 October 1941
RR/68/111Second referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'Interaction between adsorbed substances of simple constitution and insoluble monolayers. II' by Kenneth G A Pankhurst[1941]
RR/67/385Referee's report by Frank Sturdy Sinnatt, on a paper 'On the catalytic cyclization of aliphatic hydrocarbons. I' by Eric Keightley Rideal and E F G Herington November1941
RR/68/110Referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'Interaction between adsorbed substances of simple constitution and insoluble monolayers. II' by Kenneth G A Pankhurst[April 1941]
RR/67/386Letter from Frank Sturdy Sinnatt, on a paper 'On the catalytic cyclization of aliphatic hydrocarbons. I' by Eric Keightley Rideal and E F G Herington to Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton19 November 1941
RR/71/253Referee's report by Frank Philip Bowden, on a paper 'The sensitiveness of solid high explosives to impact' by Eric Keightley Rideal and A J B Robertson1948
RR/69/57Referee's report by Edward Arthur Milne, on a paper 'Limitations of the Newtonian time scale in relation to non-equilibrium rheological states and a theory of quasi-properties' by J E Caffyn, G W S Blair and B C Veinoglou28 June 1946
RR/68/291Letter from Joseph John Frewing, to Eric Keightley Rideal, regarding a paper 'The heat of adsorption of long-chain compounds and their effect on boundary lubrication' by Joseph John Frewing8 July 1943
RR/68/372Second note to Cambridge University Press, regarding a paper 'On the catalytic cyclization of aliphatic hydrocarbons. II' by E F G Herington and Eric Keightley Rideal26 July 1944
RR/68/361Memoranda, on a paper 'On the catalytic cyclization of aliphatic hydrocarbons. II' by E F G Herington and Eric Keightley Rideal11 December 1943
RR/69/194Referee's report by Neil Kensington Adam, on two papers 'The adsorption of vapours on mercury. Parts I and II' by Charles Kemball and Eric Keightley Rideal1945
RR/71/17Referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'The autoxidation of tetralin' by Clement Henry Bamford and Michael James Stewart Dewar[1948]
RR/68/265Referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'Bood sedimentation: a study in haemo-mechanics' by R B Whittington[1942]
RR/68/360Note to Cambridge University Press, regarding a paper 'On the catalytic cyclization of aliphatic hydrocarbons. II' by E F G Herington and Eric Keightley Rideal29 June 1942
RR/69/196Letter from John Edward Lennard-Jones on two papers 'The adsorption of vapours on mercury. Parts I and II' by Charles Kemball and Eric Keightley Rideal to Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton2 January 1946
RR/68/368Letter from M Budberg, to Winckworth, regarding a paper 'On the catalytic cyclization of aliphatic hydrocarbons. II' by E F G Herington and Eric Keightley Rideal16 December 1943
RR/68/362Summary of a paper 'On the catalytic cyclization of aliphatic hydrocarbons. II' by E F G Herington and Eric Keightley Rideal[1943]
RR/69/195Referee's report by Michael Polanyi, on two papers 'The adsorption of vapours on mercury. Parts I and II' by Charles Kemball and Eric Keightley Rideal24 January 1946
RR/68/377Letter to Eric Keightley Rideal, regarding a paper 'On the catalytic cyclization of aliphatic hydrocarbons. II' by E F G Herington and Eric Keightley Rideal11 October 1944
RR/66/310Letter to Eric Keightley Rideal, regarding two papers 'On the catalytic cyclization of aliphatic hydrocarbons. I' and 'On the catalytic cyclization of aliphatic hydrocarbons. II' by E F G Herington and Eric Keightley Rideal20 January 1942
RR/68/367Letter from C B Fitzgerald, to Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, regarding a paper 'On the catalytic cyclization of aliphatic hydrocarbons. II' by E F G Herington and Eric Keightley Rideal13 December 1943
RR/68/375Fourth letter from Eric Keightley Rideal, regarding a paper 'On the catalytic cyclization of aliphatic hydrocarbons. II' by E F G Herington and Eric Keightley Rideal10 October 1944
RR/68/369Second letter to Eric Keightley Rideal, regarding a paper 'On the catalytic cyclization of aliphatic hydrocarbons. II' by E F G Herington and Eric Keightley Rideal29 March 1944
RR/66/311Second letter to Eric Keightley Rideal, regarding two papers 'On the catalytic cyclization of aliphatic hydrocarbons. I' and 'On the catalytic cyclization of aliphatic hydrocarbons. II' by E F G Herington and Eric Keightley Rideal16 June 1942
RR/68/373Memorandum for Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, regarding a paper 'On the catalytic cyclization of aliphatic hydrocarbons. II' by E F G Herington and Eric Keightley Rideal3 October 1944
RR/68/363Letter from Eric Keightley Rideal, regarding a paper 'On the catalytic cyclization of aliphatic hydrocarbons. II' by E F G Herington and Eric Keightley Rideal23 November 1943
RR/68/470Letter from Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, to Miss Boatwright, regarding two papers 'The oxidation of liquid hydrocarbons. I. The chain formation of hydroperoxides and their decomposition' by Philip George, Eric Keightley Rideal and Alan Robertson, and 'The oxidation of liquid hydrocarbons II. The energy-chain mechanism for the thermal oxidation of tetralin' by Philip George and Alan Robertsonnd [1944]
RR/68/371Third letter to Eric Keightley Rideal, regarding a paper 'On the catalytic cyclization of aliphatic hydrocarbons. II' by E F G Herington and Eric Keightley Rideal5 July 1944
RR/68/370Third letter from Eric Keightley Rideal, regarding a paper 'On the catalytic cyclization of aliphatic hydrocarbons. II' by E F G Herington and Eric Keightley Rideal17 April 1944
RR/68/359Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'On the catalytic cyclization of aliphatic hydrocarbons. II' by E F G Herington and Eric Keightley Rideal[November 1943]
RR/68/366Second letter from Eric Keightley Rideal, regarding a paper 'On the catalytic cyclization of aliphatic hydrocarbons. II' by E F G Herington and Eric Keightley Rideal9 December 1943
RR/71/138Referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'The catalytic decomposition of simple heterocyclic compounds II. Reaction kinetics and mechanism' by R H Griffith, J D F Marsh and W B S Newling[1948]
RR/68/364Note, regarding a paper 'On the catalytic cyclization of aliphatic hydrocarbons. II' by E F G Herington and Eric Keightley Rideal[November 1943]
RR/68/365Letter to Eric Keightley Rideal, regarding a paper 'On the catalytic cyclization of aliphatic hydrocarbons. II' by E F G Herington and Eric Keightley Rideal6 December 1943
RR/68/376Letter from John David Griffith Davies, to F E Smith [Frank Edward Smith or Frank Ewart Smith?], regarding a paper 'On the catalytic cyclization of aliphatic hydrocarbons. II' by E F G Herington and Eric Keightley Rideal11 October 1944
RR/68/471Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on two papers 'The oxidation of liquid hydrocarbons. I. The chain formation of hydroperoxides and their decomposition' by Philip George, Eric Keightley Rideal and Alan Robertson, and 'The oxidation of liquid hydrocarbons II. The energy-chain mechanism for the thermal oxidation of tetralin' by Philip George and Alan Robertson[1944]
RR/71/14Referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'The catalytic decomposition of simple heterocyclic compounds - I. Preparation and properties of molybdenum sulphide and nickel sulphide catalysts' by E H M Badger, R H Griffith and W B S Newling[1948]
RR/71/115Referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'The oxidation of copper and the reactions of hydrogen and carbon monoxide with copper oxide' by William Edward Garner, T J Gray and F S Stone[1948]
RR/71/276Referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'The mechanism of isothermal distillation in the porous-disk osmometer' by A T Williamson1948
RR/72/175Referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'I. The construction of a sensitive and stable quartz microbalance and its use in the determination of gaseous densities; II. A determination of the atomic weights of carbon and nitrogen by the micro-technique' by B Lambert and C S G Phillips1949
RR/72/154Referee's report by Frank Philip Bowden, on a paper 'On overpotential and the photovoltaic process at polarized electrodes' by P J Hillson and Eric Keightley Rideal3 May 1949
RR/39/27Referee's report by Sydney Chapman, on two papers 'A flow method for comparing the specific heats of gases part I. The experimental method' and 'A flow method for comparing the specific heats of gases. part II. The theory of the method' by Patrick Maynard Stuart Blackett, P S H Henry and Eric Keightley Rideal[November 1929]
RR/51/124Referee's report by Cyril Norman Hinshelwood, on three papers 'Phase boundary potentials of absorbed films on metals.—Part I.—On the behaviour of oxygen on gold', 'Phase boundary potentials of absorbed films on metals.—Part II.—On the behaviour of iodine on platinum' and 'Phase boundary potentials of adsorbed films on metals.—Part III.—The examination of the interaction of copper and iodine vapour by the method of surface potentials' by Harold Kenneth Whalley, Eric Keightley Rideal and Lewis Jacobs[February 1933]
RR/28/8Referee's report by James Walker, on two papers 'The photo-chemistry of potassium permanganate. Part I.—Application of the potentiometer to the study of photo-chemical change' and 'The photo-chemistry of potassium permanganate.-Part II. On the energetics of the photo-decomposition of potassium permanganate' by Eric Keightley Rideal and Ronald George Wreyford Norrish[August 1922]
NLB/66/334Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Prof. [Arthur William] Crossley, FRS10 April 1924
PB/1/33/1/8Nobel Prize1948
RR/65/64Referee's report by Arthur John Allmand, on a paper 'The polymerisation of vinyl acetates. Parts I & II' by A C Cuthberston, G Gee and Eric Keightley Rideal2 September 1938
RR/54/48Referee's report by Cyril Norman Hinshelwood, on a paper 'The sorption of hydrogen and deuterium by copper and palladium II-The sorption by palladium and diffusion through copper' by Harry Work Melville and Eric Keightley RidealJuly 1935
RR/50/129Referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'The interaction of clay with water and organic liquids as measured by specific volume changes and its relation to the phenomena of crumb formation in soils' by E W RussellJanuary 1934
RR/53/149Referee's report by Arthur John Allmand, on a paper 'On the cataphoresis of gliadin Part I —The adsorption of gliadin on quartz' by Ian Kemp and Eric Keightley Rideal[June 1934]
RR/56/118Referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'The homogeneous unimolecular decomposition of gaseous alkyl nitrites - IV—The decomposition of Iso-propyl nitrite' by Edgar William Richard Steacie and G J Shaw[May 1935]
RR/66/19Second referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'The photosynthesis of carbohydrates from hydrated carbon dioxide' by Edward Charles Cyril Baly[1939]
RR/68/41Referee's report by Harry Work Melville, on two papers 'The catalysis of the parahydrogen conversion by tungsten' by Daniel Douglas Eley and Eric Keightley Rideal, and 'The interchange of hydrogen in the adsorbed film on tungsten' by Daniel Douglas Eley[June 1941]
RR/67/387Memorandum from J D Griffith Davies, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society, on a paper 'On the catalytic cyclization of aliphatic hydrocarbons. I' by Eric Keightley Rideal and E F G Herington to Walter Norman Haworth24 November 1941
RR/68/354Referee's report by Neil Kensington Adam, on a paper 'The combination of fibrous proteins with acids' by Geoffrey Alan Gilbert and Eric Keightley Rideal[1943]
RR/68/374Letter to Eric Keightley Rideal, from F E Smith [Frank Edward Smith or Frank Ewart Smith?], regarding two papers 'On the catalytic cyclization of aliphatic hydrocarbons. I' and 'On the catalytic cyclization of aliphatic hydrocarbons. II' by E F G Herington and Eric Keightley Rideal9 October 1944
RR/28/7Referee's report by James Charles Philip, on two papers 'The photo-chemistry of potassium permanganate. Part I.—Application of the potentiometer to the study of photo-chemical change' and 'The photo-chemistry of potassium permanganate.-Part II. On the energetics of the photo-decomposition of potassium permanganate' by Eric Keightley Rideal and Ronald George Wreyford Norrish13 September 1922
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]
CMB/281/2Notes on papers passed for publication in the Proceedings1957
IM/GA/WRS/9625Rideal, Sir Eric Keightleynd
RR/28/6Referee's report by Thomas Martin Lowry, on two papers 'The photo-chemistry of potassium permanganate. Part I.—Application of the potentiometer to the study of photo-chemical change' and 'The photo-chemistry of potassium permanganate.-Part II. On the energetics of the photo-decomposition of potassium permanganate' by Eric Keightley Rideal and Ronald George Wreyford Norrish[November 1922]
RR/66/17Referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'The photosynthesis of carbohydrates from hydrated carbon dioxide' by Edward Charles Cyril Baly[June 1939]
RR/37/40Second referee's report by Owen Willans Richardson, on a paper 'The chemical reaction of carbon monoxide and hydrogen after collision with electrons' by A Caress and Eric Keightley RidealJune 1928
RR/48/82Referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'The electrical condition of hot surfaces. Part VI.—A gold surface catalysing the combustion of carbonic oxide' by George Ingle Finch and B W Bradford[August 1933]
RR/62/9Referee's report by Neil Kensington Adam, on a paper 'Molecular interaction in monolayers: I—complexes between large molecules' by J H Schulman and Eric Keightley Rideal[October 1936]
RR/64/122Referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'The exchange of energy between a platinum surface and helium atoms and its dependence upon the structure of the surface' by W B Mann[March 1937]
RR/67/383Letter from Eric Keightley Rideal, on his paper 'On the catalytic cyclization of aliphatic hydrocarbons. I' with E F G Herington to Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton2 September 1941
RR/39/80Referee's report by Thomas Martin Lowry, on three papers 'On the stability of unimolecular films. Part I.—The conditions of equilibrium', 'On the stability of unimolecular films. Part II.-The mechanism of film expansion' and 'On the stability of unimolecular films. Part II.— Dissolution in alkaline solutions' by C G Lyons and Eric Keightley Rideal19 March 1929
RR/42/43Referee's report by Arthur John Allmand, on three papers 'On the surface potentials of unimolecular films of long chain fatty acids.–Part I. Experimental method', 'On the surface potentials of unimolecular films of long chain fatty acids. Part II.–The evaluation of the resolved electric moments' and 'On the surface potentials of unimolecular films of long chain fatty acids. Part III.–The potentials of solid, liquid condensed and double layer films' by J H Schulman and Eric Keightley RidealJuly 1930
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