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Memorials in Great Britain
A useful guide is the "Oxford Dictionary of National Biography", published by the
Oxford University Press, or you can consult the
free web index. Oxfordshire residents can access all the biographies freely via thier Public LIbrary
- Science and scientists on Postage Stamps
- Memorials in Churches or Museums
- Memorials set up by Societies
- IOP Blue plaques, and
IOP rooms at Headquarters 76 Portland Place
- Oxfordshire Plaques Board
descriptions of some of these can be found in a pocket size book
"The Oxford Plaque Guide" by Elizabeth Jean Warr published by the History Press
ISBN 978 0 7524 5687 4 first published 2011
- RSC plaques in the Thames Valley
- Memorials to individuals
- memorials on Science Walks
- Birmingham University
Blue Plaque Trail.
This includes the statues decoarating the main buildings on the
Edgbaston Campus and blue plaques to former staff such as Frisch, Peierls,
Oliphant, Poynting, Randle and Boot inventors of the cavity Magnetron.
A leaflet giving full details of the walk with a map can be downlowded from the site.
Virtual Science Walk
- Plaques to Boyle and Hooke, Halley, Roger Bacon
- Christopher Wren's sundial in All Souls Great Quad.
He was Savilian Professor of Astronomy 1161 to 1673
- Plaques indside Merton College, John Bainbridge, first Savilian Professor of Astronomy
- A drawing of Henry Moseley holding some of his apparatus
is on the page describing the
Museum of the History of Science
Page last updated 3 Sap 2014