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A WEEKLY ILLUSTRATED JOURNAL OF SCIENCE
“ To the solid ground
OPTICAL CONVENTION, 1905.
HOLLOWAY, LONDON, N.
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LONDON UNIVERSITY SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING
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ENGINEERING. THE Right Hon. The EARL OF CRAWFORD, K.T., LL.D., F.RS.
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exceptionally large and well equipped.
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Applied Chemistry and Physics, and Engineering, in rooms specially
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REG. S. CLAY, D.Sc., Principal. THE OPTICAL CONVENTION will be held at the North AMPTON INSTITUTE, CLERKENWELL, E.C., from May 31 to
BEDFORD COLLEGE FOR WOMEN. June 3, inclusive. The object of the Convention is to bring into co-operation those
(UNIVERSITY OF LONDON.) interested in Optical Matters, from all sides of the question, theo.
YORK PLACE, BAKER STREET, W, retical, practical, and commercial.
The mornings will be devoted to papers and discussions on Optical The EASTER TERM begins on THURSDAY, APRIL 27, roos subjects. These will be collected in a volume to be issued by the The College provides instruction for Students preparing for the U Convention.
versity of London Degrees in Arts, Science, and Preliminary Medicis: There will be an
also instruction in subjects of General Education.
There is a Hygiene Department and an Art School. EXHIBITION OF OPTICAL & SCIENTIFIC INSTRUMENTS
STUDENTS CAN RESIDE IN THE COLLEGE. of British manufacture, in the large hall of the Northampton Institute,
Particulars on application to the PRINCIPAL. during the Convention, open daily from 12 to 10 p.m. In connection
Two Entrance Scholarships, each one tenable for three years at Bella! with this, a catalogue is in preparation, which will be a useful work
College for Women, will be offered for competition in June, 1905 of reference in regard to instruments manufactured in this country
DEPARTMENT FOR PROFESSIONAL TRAINING IN The Subscription for Membership of the Convention will be five
TEACHING shillings. Applications for membership should be addressed to the
Students are admitted to the Training Course in October and January. Hon. Sec., Mr. F. J. Selby, M.A., Elm Lodge, Teddington, Middlesex, who will be glad to furnish further particulars if desired.
Two Scholarships, each of the value of £10, will be awarded for the
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Applications should reach the HEAD OF THE TRAINING DEPARTMEXafter 7 p.m., Sixpence.
not later than July 7, 1905. Tickets admitting to the Exhibition at any time while it is open, 2/6.
GUY'S HOSPITAL MEDICAL SCHOOL.
(UNIVERSITY OF LONDON.) UNIVERSITY OF BIRMINGHAM,
The SUMMER SESSION will begin on May 1, and Students then faculties.
entering will be eligible to compete for Entrance Scholarsbips of the e SOIENCE, ARTS, MEDICINE, COMMERCE.
bined value of 6360 in the following September, as well as for the Emre
Medals, Scholarships, and Prizes awarded during the period of Studenten SPECIAL SCHOOL OF MODERN LANGUAGES.
The Governors have opened an adDITIONAL 50 BEDS on the Medical DEPARTMENT FOR TRAINING OF TEACHERS.
side of the Hospital. Scbools ot
The numerous Hospital Appointments in both special and general
departments are open to Students without charge, and the bolder ENGINEERING, METALLURGY, MINING, BREWING, Resident Appointments are provided with board and lodging. DENTISTRY,
The Dental School provides the full Curriculum required for the LDS
A Handbook of Information for those about to enter the Motical A ALL COURSES AND DEGREES ARE OPEN TO BOTH MEN AND WOMEN
session will be forwarded on application. STUDENTS.
For Prospectus of the School, containing full particulars us to T In the Medical School there is a separate Dissecting Room for Women
Course of Study advised, Regulations for Residents in the College with a qualified Woman Demonstrator.
apply personally, or by' letter to the Dean, Guy's Hospital, Lda
Bridge, S.E. Graduates of other Universities may, after two years' study or research, take a Master's Degree.
UNIVERSITY COLLEGE, LONDON. Syllabuses with all information will be sent on application to the SECRETARY.
(UNIVERSITY OF LONDON.)
FACULTY OF MEDICINE. EAST LONDON TECHNICAL
The SUMMER SESSION begins on WEDNESDAY, APRIL É COLLEGE.
The work is arranged so that a Student may advantageously gia
Medical Curriculum then.
The Bucknill Scholarship and four Entrance Exhibitions will be avad
in October. The Drapers' Company propose to award in June, 1905, Six Senior Entrance Scholarships of the value of £40-tbree for boys and three for
Full information may be obtained from either of the undersigned girls between 16 and 19 years of age-tenable at the East London Technical
SIDNEY MARTIN, M.D., F.R.S. College, Mile End Road, for three years. The Scholarships will be awarded
Dean of the Faculty. on the result of an examination to be held by the London Inter-Collegiate
WALTER W. SETON, M.A., Acting Secres Scholarships' Board, full particulars of which, with forms of entry, may be obtained from the SECRETARY of the Board, King's College, London,
UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER. The Drapers' Company also offer for competition Ten Junior Entrance
FACULTY of MEDICINE Scholarships, which, in addition to the money value, will entitle the holders to exemption from the College tuition fees, value £15 first year, £20 second
(including the DENTAL PHARMACEUTICAL and PUILI year, and £30 third year. Candidates must be between 15 and 16 years of
HEALTH DEPARTMENTS). age on September 1, 1905. These Scholarships will be awarded on the The SUMMER SESSION will commence on Tuesday, April s T London County Council Intermediate Scholarships Examination in May registration of Students will begin on this day at 9.30 am. an a te next. The qualifications of means and residence attached to the Council's continued during the week (Saturday excepted). Scholarships will not apply to the Company's Scholarships. Forms of entry PROSPECTUSES, giving full information as to courses of su may be obtained from the CLERK to the Drapers' Company, Drapers' Hall, the MEDICAL and DENTAL DEGREES and DIPLONAS, Throgmorton Street, E.C.
will be forwarded on application to the Registrar.
BOARD OF EDUCATION, AUCKLAND, WELSH INTERMEDIATE EDUCATION ACT, 1889. NEW ZEALAND.
CENTRAL WELSH BOARD DEPARTMENT OF TECHNICAL EDUCATION
APPOINTMENT OF PRACTICAL SCIENCE EXAMINER, 1905. AND MANUAL TRAINING.
The Executive Committee of the Central Welsh Board will shortly Immediate applications are invited for the following appointments : proceed to the appointment of an EXAMINER of Practical Work in (1) TEACHER of WOODWORK for the THAMES MANUAL
PHYSICS. TRAINING SCHOOL. Candidates must have had experience in teach
The Examinations will take place between June 19 and July 8, 1905. ing Woodwork in primary schools, and, if possible, be qualified to give Preference will be given to candidates who have had experience in instruction in evening technical classes in some such subjects as Pattern. Secondary Teaching. Women will be equally eligible with men. making, Machine Drawing, Steam, Practical Mathematics, &c. Salary, £200 per annum for at least three years ; second class passage paid.
Applications for further particulars as to duties and remuneration should (2) TEACHER of WOODWORK for the WHANGAREI MANUAL
reach the undersigned not later than Saturday, the 15th instant. TRAINING SCHOOL. Candidates must have had experience in teach.
OWEN OWEN, Chief Inspector. ing Woodwork in primary schools, and, preferably, be qualified to give
Central Welsh Board Offices, instruction in evening technical classes in some such subjects as Building
Cardiff, Construction, Carpentry and Joinery, Practical Geometry, &c., Salary,
April 5, 1905. 4200 per annum for at least three years; second class passage paid.
(3) TEACHERS of COOKERY (2) for THAMES and WHANGAREI MANUAL TRAINING SCHOOLS. Candidates must have had experi
SECOND MASTER required for important eace in teaching Cookery in primary schools, and, preferably, be qualified
Grammar School.--Science and Maths. essential. Candidates must to give instruction in evening technical classes in some such subjects as
be University men, and have had successful experience. Salary, £180. Laundrywork, Dressmaking, Millinery, &c., Salary, 6160 per annum for
For particulars of the above and other Science and Mathl. posts, at least three years; second class passage paid.
address GRIFFITHS, SMITH, Powell & SMITH, Tutorial Agents (4) MASTER for HAND-AND-EYE TRAINING and ART SUB.
(Estd. 1833), 34 Bedford Street, Strand, London. JECTS. Applicants must possess Art Master's Certificate, and have had experience in teaching Art subjects. They should also have paid special (UNDER THE AUSPICES of His MAJESTY's Government.) attention to subjects of Hand-and-Eye Training such as are taught in the Standards of the English Primary schools. Salary, £200 per annum for at least three years; second class passage paid.
THE LONDON SCHOOL OF TROPICAL Full particulars can be obtained by sending stamped addressed foolscap
(UNIVERSITY OF LONDON.)
CONNAUGHT ROAD, ALBERT DOCK, E.
(IN CONNECTION WITH THE HOSPITALS OF THE SEAMEN'S Director of Technical Education and Manual Training.
The next SESSION commences on MONDAY, MAY 1, 1905.
For Prospectus, Syllabus, and other particulars, apply to the Secretary,
P. MICHELLI, Esq., Seamen's Hospital, Greenwich, S.E.
PRACTICE) are invited for new ASSISTANT-MASTERSHIPS in Secondary Schools under Ministry of Public Instruction. Masters to begin work in September, In BIOLOGY, BOTANY, CHEMISTRY and PHYSIOLOGY for in Cairo or Alexandria, and to teach in English exclusively. Over 400 boys MEDICAL EXAMS. in each school, mainly Mohammedans. In the case of one of the Masters Especial Course of Instruction in THERAPEUTICS, PHARMAnow required, the subject mainly essential is Science (Experimental Physics COLOGY and MICROSCOPY for INSTITUTE OF CHEMISTRY and Chemistry); six of the new Masters will be principally engaged in EXAM. teaching Mathematics (Arithmetic, Geometry, and Algebra); the others will
Mr. FREDERICK DAVIS, The Laboratories, be concerned more particularly with the teaching of English. Candidates must be not less than 23 nor over 30 years of age, have a robust constitution,
(Registered in Column B (Advanced Education), Teachers Registration and have taken a University Degree in Honours. They must have ex.
Councii, Board of Education, S.W.), perience as Teachers : preference will be given to applicants who hold a
49 and 51 IMPERIAL BUILDINGS, LUDGATE CIRCUS, E.C. Diploma in Teaching." Salary, 4295 per annum (£Eg.24 per mensem), rising to £393 per annum (£Ég.32 per mensem). Allowance for passage out to Egypt. Teaching hours, on an average, four daily, Fridays only excepted. Summer vacation not less than two months.
HEADMASTER Wanted, Grammar School Applications, with full statement of qualifications, and accompanied by
near London. Fixed Stipend, £150. Capitation Fees and House. copies only of testimonials, must be sent in before May 15, 1905, marked outside Assistant Masterships," and addressed to the SECRETARY
SEVERAL GOOD POSTS IN GENERAL, Ministry of Public Instruction, Cairo, Egypt, to whom
SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS Vacant. candidates may apply for further information.
80 Wigmore Street, Cavendish Square, London, W.
(late of 44 Old Bond Street).
UNIVERSITY OF LONDON.
S.E. AGRIC. COLLEGE, WYE, KENT. robust constitution, and possess a University Degree or College Diploma in
An ASSISTANT CHEMIST is required. Commencing salary, 100 Agriculture. Preference will be given to applicants having experience of Agricultural Practice and Teaching. In addition to Agriculture, the
p.a. (with board and rooms or allowance for same). For particulars apply
to the SECRETARY. Lecturer appointed will be required to teach elementary Agricultural Botany and Entomology.
Salary, 4295 per annum (£Eg.24 per mensem), rising to £393 per annum APPLICATIONS are invited for the First (LEg.32 per mensem). Allowance for passage out to Egypt. Applications, with full statement of qualifications, and accompanied by
European Professorship (Physics) at Meerut College, Northern India. copies only of testimonials, must be sent in before May 4, 1905, to W. C.
Salary, 6320 per annum (450 passage-money). Candidates should be
University graduates, under 30 years of age, and unmarried. For MACKENZIE, Esq., D.Sc., Principal, School of Agriculture, Ghizeh, Egypt, to whom candidates may apply for further information.
particulars apply to Professor WORTHINGTON, Mobuns, Tavistock. THE HOLBURNE OF MENSTRIE Vacation employment required by Analyst, MUSEUM, BATH.
Ph.D., F.I.C. Used to teaching and to literary work of scientific
character, also to typewriting, photography, glass-blowing, and Wanted, an experienced CURATOR, single man, or married but without research. Own appliances. Small remuneration accepted. Easter 10 encumbrances, to take charge of the Museum, consisting of Antique Plate, July.--Apply " Beta," clo NATURE. Paintings, China, and other Works of Art. He will be required to reside on the premises. The Trustees are prepared to offer £150 per annum with furnished rooms. Applications to be made by letter only, and sent to the
For Sale.-Extensive Collections of British Museum, Charlotte Street, Bath.
Lepidoptera, Coleoptera, Tropical Butterflies, Cabinets, &c. Correctly N.B.- The Trustees can only communicate with a selected number of named type collections at very moderate prices.-- Particulars from applicants.
A. FORD, Hillside, Sunnyhill, Pokesdown, Bournemouth.