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RESEARCH WORK

SEVERAL APPOINTMENTS

(By-Telegraph—Press Association.)

HASTINGS, This Day

Important appointments in the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research to fill vacancies or in connection with other activities were announced yesterday by the Hon. D. G. Sullivan, Minister in Charge of the Department of Scientific and. Industrial Research.. .. .

Mr. M. C. Cooper, a Rhodes Scholar, formerly of Massey College, who is at present studying'economics of animal industry at Oxford, has been appointed to the headquarters staff. He will commence his duties at the end .of July. Also, he will probably act as joint secretary of the Animal Diseases Bureau. ;v. ■ . . Dr. Vernpn", a i.son of the' former headmaster; of . the; E,almers.ton North High 'School, "..has'been, . appointed mycologi.st .•at--the'- Dairy- Research Institute.: Dr.-Vernon^was formerly em-, ployed .Ipy'f a ■■large .fifchi-.' of dairy produce manufacturers^in--London.' He; will spe'n'd'■■■.two 'months\.in England studying problems in connection .with the prevention of, mould in New Zea^. land cheese. He will take up his duties, in August: Dr..H.-J:.Finlay, ofDunedin, is also joining the Department as microiialeontologist. He will'make a special study-of- the^ancient marina animal, remains'-in -geological strata" in connection •■■.-with. ■;■'.'oil production. Another •reappointment to the- Depart* ment is : thai'of, Dr. J. Hosking; a sbh of the; late.' Judge' Hosking. Dr. Hosking will be .in,charge of the work-oti organic .chemistry. V: of grasses, plants, timber, etc. .Further appointments, in the course "of' being made, were the head of>the:.Wo6r Manufacturers' Hesearch Association and the head" of. the newly-formed Tobacco Research Asso I ciation;; ' .'■. ''" . .' . ' .

Mr. Sullivan said -that these yario.u3 appointments . would ' strengthen considerably the staff of the the Department of ' Scientific and Industrial Research, and would increase the usefui« ness of the Department. ..

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RESEARCH WORK, Evening Post, Volume CXXIV, Issue 5, 6 July 1937

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RESEARCH WORK Evening Post, Volume CXXIV, Issue 5, 6 July 1937

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