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Authorised form of nameSteacie; Edgar William Richard (1900 - 1962)
SurnameSteacie
ForenamesEdgar William Richard
Dates1900 - 1962
Dates and placesBirth:
Westmount, Quebec, Canada (25 December 1900)
Death:
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada (28 August 1962)
ActivityResearch Field:
Physical chemistry
Honours:
OBE 1946
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
18/03/1948
SourcesSources:
DSB
Obituaries:
Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 1964 vol 10 pp 257-281, plate, by Leo Marion
References:
Digby J McLaren, review of M Christine King, E W R Steacie and Science in Canada in NR 1991 vol 45 pp 124-126
D C Martin, 'Visit by the Assistant Secretary to some North American Scientific Institutions' in NR 1952 vol 9 pp 356-364
B Thrush, 'Mr Spectroscopy. Gerhard Herzberg: an illustrious life in science by B Stoicheff' in NR 2003 vol 57 pp 351 - 352
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/20479574
Royal Society codeNA6934
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
PB/7/2/4/3Visit to Australia, New Zealand and Singapore1952-1953
EC/1948/23Steacie, Edgar William Richard: certificate of election to the Royal Society
IM/004374Steacie, Edgar William Richardnd
MDA/A/16/22Copy letter from David Christie Martin to Thomas Ralph Merton23 June 1953
RR/42/57Referee's report by Frederick George Donnan, on a paper 'The thermal decomposition of ethyl ether on the surface of platinum' by Edgar William Richard Steacie and H N CampbellApril 1930
RR/42/56Referee's report by Thomas Martin Lowry, on a paper 'The kinetics of the heterogeneous thermal decomposition of methyl formate' by Edgar William Richard Steacie12 February 1930
RR/34/112Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'The solubility and rate of solution of oxygen in silver' by Edgar William Richard Steacie and F M G Johnson[June 1926]
RR/51/81Referee's report by Cyril Norman Hinshelwood, on a paper 'A comparison of the catalytic activity of liquid and solid surfaces. The decomposition of methanol on solid and liquid zinc' by Edgar William Richard Steacie and E M Elkin[June 1933]
RR/52/107Referee's report by Cyril Norman Hinshelwood, on a paper 'The homogeneous unimolecular decomposition of gaseous methyl nitrite' by Edgar William Richard Steacie and G T ShawApril 1934
RR/36/81Referee's report by Harold Brewer Hartley, on a paper 'The solubility of hydrogen in silver' by Edgar William Richard Steacie and F M G Johnson[November 1927]
RR/54/123Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, 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/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/54/121Referee's report by Cyril Norman Hinshelwood, on a paper 'The kinetics of the oxidation of mixtures of ethylene and acetaldehyde' by Edgar William Richard Steacie and A C PlewesFebruary 1934
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
IM/GA/WS/3472Steacie, Edgar William Richardnd
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]
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