VI. The Royal Society and the Government Grant: Notes on the Administration of Scientific Research, 1849–191

  title={VI. The Royal Society and the Government Grant: Notes on the Administration of Scientific Research, 1849–191},
  author={Roy M. Macleod},
  journal={The Historical Journal},
  pages={323 - 358}
  • R. Macleod
  • Published 1 June 1971
  • Education
  • The Historical Journal
The development of government participation in the support of research is one of the most significant characteristics of nineteenth-century science. As public money became available for science, the social framework of research underwent a profound transformation. This process of transformation is not easy to define, but the response of scientific societies and institutions sometimes provides significant clues. 

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