File: Faculty of Science

  • Reference
      GB 133 VCA/7/407
  • Dates of Creation
      1952-1969
  • Physical Description
      9 folders  parts of the file are water damaged.

Scope and Content

The contents of the file include: regulations for the degree of D.Sc.; status of experimental officers; students numbers in the Faculty; arrangements for absence of leave and attendance at conferences by member of staff; access to computing facilities at the University of London; the development of the degree in liberal studies in science; arrangements for the use of an electron microscope by Faculty (1960).

Folder 7 comprises correspondence with the Dyers' Company 1955-1957, concerning the funding of posts at the Faculty of Technology.

Folder 8 is a discrete folder relating to a study of the Sophistication Factor Studies in universities by the Council of Scientific Policy, and comments by Faculty members on this (1968-9); the study examined why the cost of university scientific equipment was outrunning prices due to a "sophistication" factor.

Folder 9 includes comments by members of the Faculty on the Swann report into scientific manpower 1968-9.

Former reference: 141

Related Material

See also VCA/7/223. The University Archives also has custody of the Faculty's archive ( FSC).