A History of the Daubeny Laboratory, Magdalen College, Oxford

  title={A History of the Daubeny Laboratory, Magdalen College, Oxford},
  • Geology
  • Nature
OXFORD chemistry is entering on a new phase of its existence. Up to the present time the theoretical teaching has been excellent, but partly owing to lack of accommodation and partly through other causes, the practical teaching has not reached so high a standard. Mr. Günther's book is a sort of commemoration of the opening of the reconstructed chemical laboratory at Magdalen College. The laboratory, apart from the Physic Garden, which is nearly four hundred years old, was founded in 1842, and… 

The chemical lectures at Oxford (1822-1854) of Charles Daubeny, M. D., F. R. S

Charles Giles Bridle Daubeny (1795-1867) (1) is not remembered today for any contributions of outstanding significance in chemistry, his most important scientific researches being in geology and

Thomas Thomson: Professor of Chemistry and University Reformer

  • J. Morrell
  • Education
    The British Journal for the History of Science
  • 1969
The main purpose of this paper is to redress the balance of previous work on Thomson by outlining the chief features of his professorial period, paying particular attention to his style of teaching and attitude to his subject.