Address of the President Dr E. D. Adrian, O. M., at the Anniversary Meeting, 30 November 1954

@article{Adrian1955AddressOT,
  title={Address of the President Dr E. D. Adrian, O. M., at the Anniversary Meeting, 30 November 1954},
  author={Edgar Douglas Adrian},
  journal={Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series B - Biological Sciences},
  year={1955},
  volume={143},
  pages={293 - 301}
}
  • E. Adrian
  • Published 15 March 1955
  • Physics
  • Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series B - Biological Sciences
The Copley Medal is awarded to Sir Edmund Whittaker, who is probably our best-known British mathematician by reason of the numerous, varied and important contributions which he has made and the high offices which he has held. For many years he was the head of the flourishing mathematical school at Edinburgh which owes its whole being to his activity. His work shows extraordinary versatility. He has written five outstanding books, on entirely different subjects, and some 50 to 60 papers which…