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SIDEY MEDAL WINNER.

NTOTED ENGLISH PHYSICIST. (By Telegraph.—Press Association.) WELLINGTON, Tuesday. The second award of the T. K. Sidey Summer Time Medal and prize has been made by the Royal Society of New Zealand to Sir Leonard Hill, M.8., LL.D., F.R.S., the noted English physicist and director of research at the St. John Clinic and Institute of Physical Medicine. The prize, which is £100, is awarded for the most valuable contribution or contributions to human knowledge by research in the study of light, visible and invisible, and other eolar radiations in relation to human welfare. The first award was made in 1933 to Lord Rutherford of Nelson.

Sir Leonard Hill is well known for his philosophical researches for over 40 years. He began about 1910 to devote his attention to the effects of heat rays on the condition of the air of inhabited rooms. Since then at various times he has published the results of experiments on the influence of light waves and ultra-violet raya on the circulation in the capillary blood veesels and on the effect of infra-redrays in causing congestion of the nasal mucosa by reflex from the skin. -

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SIDEY MEDAL WINNER., Auckland Star, Volume LXVII, Issue 280, 25 November 1936

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SIDEY MEDAL WINNER. Auckland Star, Volume LXVII, Issue 280, 25 November 1936

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