Are Research Schools Necessary? Contrasting Models of 20th Century Research at Yale Led by Ross Granville Harrison, Grace E. Pickford and G. Evelyn Hutchinson

@article{Slack2003AreRS,
  title={Are Research Schools Necessary? Contrasting Models of 20th Century Research at Yale Led by Ross Granville Harrison, Grace E. Pickford and G. Evelyn Hutchinson},
  author={Nancy G. Slack},
  journal={Journal of the History of Biology},
  year={2003},
  volume={36},
  pages={501-529}
}
  • N. Slack
  • Published 2003
  • Environmental Science
  • Journal of the History of Biology
This paper compares andcontrasts three groups that conductedbiological research at Yale University duringoverlapping periods between 1910 and l970. YaleUniversity proved important as a site for thisresearch. The leaders of these groups were RossGranville Harrison, Grace E. Pickford, and G.Evelyn Hutchinson, and their members includedboth graduate students and more experiencedscientists. All produced innovative research,including the opening of new subfields inembryology, endocrinology and… 

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