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Authorised form of nameBowen; Edmund John (1898 - 1980)
SurnameBowen
ForenamesEdmund John
Dates1898 - 1980
Dates and placesBirth:
29 April 1898
Death:
19 November 1980
ActivityCareer:
Fellow of University College, Oxford
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
16/05/1935
Medals/Prizes:
Davy Medal 1963
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll
AssocMaterial:
CSAC 81/5/81. Papers deposited in the Museum of the History of Science, Oxford
Obituaries:
Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 1981 vol 27 pp 83-101, plate, by R P Bell
References:
E J Bowen, 'Who Founded the R.S.?' in NR 1982-83 vol 37 p 5
Edmund J Bowen, 'The Balliol-Trinity Laboratories, Oxford 1853-1940' in NR 1970 vol 25 pp 227-236
J S Rowlinson, 'The war time work of Hinshelwood and his colleagues' in NR 2004 vol 58 pp 161-175
Royal Society codeNA8136
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1935/05Bowen, Edmund John: certificate of election to the Royal Society
IM/000467Bowen, Edmund Johnc 1935-6
IM/000468Bowen, Edmund Johnnd
MS/3/12'Photochemistry. Mr Bowen. Hilary term 1924 (?)' notebook of Arthur Mourant1924
MS/3/3'Rate of reaction. Mr Bowen. Michaelmas Term 1922. 1st half of course' notebook of Arthur Mourant1922
RR/26/64Referee's report by Frederick Alexander Lindemann, Viscount Cherwell, on a paper 'The influence of physical conditions on the velocity of decomposition of certain crystalline solids' by Cyril Norman Hinshelwood and Edmund John Bowen[November 1921]
RR/26/63Referee's report by William Jackson Pope, on a paper 'The influence of physical conditions on the velocity of decomposition of certain crystalline solids' by Cyril Norman Hinshelwood and Edmund John Bowen7 March 1921
RR/67/29Referee's report by Edmund John Bowen, on a paper 'The reaction of atomic hydrogen with hydrazine' by E A B Birse and Harry Work Melville1940
RR/44/53Referee's report by Arthur John Allmand, on a paper 'The kinetics of the decomposition, in carbon tetrachloride solution, of ozone and of ozone-chlorine mixtures' by Edmund John Bowen, E A Moelwyn-Hughes and Cyril Norman HinshelwoodAugust 1931
RR/67/28Referee's report by Edmund John Bowen, on a paper 'The photolysis of ammonia' by E A B Birse and Harry Work MelvilleJanuary 1940
RR/72/221Referee's report by Edmund John Bowen, on a paper 'Flash photolysis and spectroscopy. A new method for the study of free radical reactions' by George Porter1949
RR/55/56Referee's report by Thomas Smith 'Heterochromatic photometry of the ultra-violet region' by Edmund John BowenDecember 1935
RR/54/46Referee's report by Edmund John Bowen, on a paper 'The effect of imprisonment of resonance radiation in the decomposition of ammonia and of deutero-ammonia' by H W MelvilleMay 1935
RR/55/137Referee's report by Edmund John Bowen, on a paper 'Reactions in monolayers of drying oils II-Polymerization of the oxidized forms of the maleic anhydride compound of ß-elaeostearin' by Geoffrey GeeAugust 1935
RR/56/104Referee's report by Edmund John Bowen, on a paper 'On the thermal decomposition of acetaldehyde and ethylene oxide' by R V Seddon and Morris William Travers[November 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/60/44Referee's report by Edmund John Bowen, on a paper 'Electron affinity spectrum of ferrous ion in aqueous solution' by R H Potterill, O J Walker and Joseph WeissApril 1936
RR/59/92Referee's report by Edmund John Bowen, on a paper 'Kinetics of co-ordination reactions in the cobaltammine series' by F J Garrick[July 1936]
RR/62/98Referee's report by Edmund John Bowen, on a paper 'The rupture of carbon-nitrogen bonds. Kinetics of the thermal decomposition of w-azotoluene vapour' by Gwyn Williams and Arthur Stuart Clark Lawrence[March 1936]
RR/62/96Referee's report by Edmund John Bowen, on a paper 'The kinetics of the thermal decomposition of benzalazine vapour' by Gwyn Williams and Arthur Stuart Clark Lawrence[March 1936]
RR/66/97Referee's report by Edmund John Bowen, on a paper 'The absorption spectrum of nitrosyl chloride' by Charles Frederick Goodeve and S Katz[May 1939]
RR/67/301Referee's report by Edmund John Bowen, on a paper 'The photodynamic activity of the tissues of mice treated with 3:4-benzpyrene' by J C MottramNovember 1939
RR/67/249Referee's report by Edmund John Bowen, on a paper 'The determination of the lifetime of active polymeric molecules' by T T Jones and Harry Work MelvilleMarch 1940
RR/67/95Second referee's report by Edmund John Bowen, on three papers 'A study of sensitized explosions. Parts V, VI and VII' by Frederick Sydney Dainton and Ronald George Wreyford NorrishJuly 1940
RR/67/94Referee's report by Edmund John Bowen, on three papers 'A study of sensitized explosions. Parts V, VI and VII' by Frederick Sydney Dainton and Ronald George Wreyford NorrishJune 1940
RR/68/73Referee's report by Edmund John Bowen, on a paper 'The photosensitivity of visual purple solutions and the scotopic sensitivity of the eye in the ultra-violet' by Charles Frederick Goodeve, Richard James Lythgoe and E E Schneider[1941]
RR/69/32Referee's report by Edmund John Bowen, on a paper 'Kinetic studies in the chemistry of rubber and related materials. I. The thermal oxidation of ethyl linoleate' by J L Bolland1945
RR/69/252Referee's report by Edmund John Bower, on two papers 'The absorption spectra of benzene derivatives in the vacuum ultra-violet. Parts I and II' by William Charles Price and Arthur Donald Walsh1946
RR/68/512Referee's report by Edmund John Bowen, on a paper 'The absorption spectrum of acetaldehyde in the vacuum ultra-violet' by Arthur Donald Walsh[1944]
RR/68/510Referee's report by Edmund John Bowen, on a paper 'The absorption spectra of hexatriene and divinyl acetylene in the vacuum ultra-violet' by William Charles Price and Arthur Donald Walsh[1944]
RR/69/316Referee's report by Edmund John Bowen, on a paper 'The sensitiveness of explosives - The onset of detonation in the sensitiveness of explosives' by Alfred Rene Jean Paul Ubbelohde, J L Copp, S E Napier, T Nash, W J Powell, H Skelly and P Woodward1946
RR/72/265Referee's report by Edmund John Bowen, on a paper 'The non-planar vibrations of some substituted ethylenes and related compounds' by P Torkington1949
RR/72/203Referee's report by Edmund John Bowen, on a paper 'The nature of the sulphur-oxygen bond' by W Moffitt31 August 1949
MS/840Edmund John Bowen letters of appointment1936-1972
IM/000469Bowen, Edmund Johnnd
IM/000466Bowen, Edmund Johnnd
RR/66/216Referee's report by Edmund John Bowen, on a paper 'The mechanism of polymerization reactions. I. The polymerization of styrene and methyl methacrylate' by Ronald George Wreyford Norrish and E F Brookman[February 1939]
RR/66/217Second referee's report by Edmund John Bowen, on a paper 'The mechanism of polymerization reactions. I. The polymerization of styrene and methyl methacrylate' by Ronald George Wreyford Norrish and E F Brookman[March 1939]
RR/68/507Referee's report by Edmund John Bowen, on two papers 'The infra-red spectra of polymers and related monomers. I' and 'The infra-red spectra of polymers and related monomers. II' by Harold Warris Thompson and P Torkington[1944]
RR/66/16Second referee's report by Edmund John Bowen, on a paper 'The photosynthesis of carbohydrates from hydrated carbon dioxide' by Edward Charles Cyril Baly[June 1939]
RR/66/15Letter from the Assistant Secretary, to Edmund John Bowen, regarding a paper 'The photosynthesis of carbohydrates from hydrated carbon dioxide' by Edward Charles Cyril Baly11 July 1939
RR/66/14Referee's report by Edmund John Bowen, on a paper 'The photosynthesis of carbohydrates from hydrated carbon dioxide' by Edward Charles Cyril Baly[June 1939]
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