Ragnar Granit 100 Years - Memories and Reflections

  title={Ragnar Granit 100 Years - Memories and Reflections},
  author={Daniel Kernell},
  journal={Journal of the History of the Neurosciences},
  pages={280 - 285}
  • D. Kernell
  • Published 1 December 2000
  • Geology
  • Journal of the History of the Neurosciences
The Swedish-Finnish Nobel laureate Ragnar Granit, born 100 years ago, is commemorated in a brief article by one of his former PhD students and collaborators. After a short account of Granit’s life and scientific career, special attention is given to Granit’s role as a teacher in research training and his published thoughts on this matter, partly reflecting Granit’s own experience as a “postdoc’‘ in the laboratory of Sherrington (Oxford). The article includes personal recollections of how it was… 
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