Royal Institution Historical Group of the Royal Society of Chemistry
Fast, faster, fastest: Nobel Laureates in chemical kinetics
Afternoon meeting at the Royal Institution, 21 Albemarle Street, London, W1S 4BS
Tuesday 28 October 2003
This joint meeting will examine the twentieth century development of the key science of chemical kinetics, including photochemistry, through the work of a number of British Nobel Prize winners.
Chair: Dr Frank James
3.15 Dr Michael Hoare From Arrhenius to Zewail: a long view of chemical kinetics
4.00 Professor Brian Thrush, FRS The life and work of Ronald Norrish
Chair: Professor Jack Betteridge
5.15 Professor Sir John Rowlinson, FRS Gases, liquids, solids and bacteria: Hinshelwood’s work in kinetics
6.00 Dr Frank A.J.L. James The life and works of George Porter
While this event is free and open to everyone, it would be helpful if you could let Dr Frank James ([email protected]) know if you are attending.