Dr. J. B. Speakman

  title={Dr. J. B. Speakman},
  • Published 1939
  • Nature
THE appointment of Dr. J. B. Speakman to the chair of textile industries of the University of Leeds will afford pleasure to the many admirers of his work on the structure and properties of the wool fibre. Dr. Speakman is a graduate and D.Sc. of the University of Manchester, where, except for a period of war service, he spent the years 1915–1920. His next three years were passed at Eton with Prof. R. Whytlaw-Gray, carrying out research on aerosols for the Chemical Warfare Committee. Since 1925…