The National Importance of Scientific and Industrial Research

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National research council of the National academy of sciences, 1919 - Industries - 43 pages
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Page 3 - States as may be designated, and the Academy shall, whenever called upon by any Department of the Government, investigate, examine, experiment, and* report upon any subject of science or art, the actual expense of such investigations, examinations, experiments, and reports to be paid from appropriations which may be made for the purpose, but the Academy shall receive no compensation whatever for any services to the Government of the United States.
Page 43 - Association, to be determined by the Members of the Association at or before the time of dissolution, or in default thereof by such Judge of the High Court of Justice as may have or acquire jurisdiction in the matter. 9. True accounts shall be kept...
Page 9 - England under the Advisory Council of the Committee of the Privy Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, and in the United States under the National Research Council.
Page 43 - Association contracted before the time at which he ceases to be a member, and of the costs, charges, and expenses of winding up the same, and for the adjustment of the rights...
Page 23 - To promote cooperation in research, at home and abroad, in order to secure concentration of effort, minimize duplication, and stimulate progress; but in all cooperative undertakings to give encouragement to individual initiative, as fundamentally important to the advancement of science. 4. To serve as a means of bringing American and foreign investigators into -active cooperation with the scientific and technical services of the War and Navy Departments and with those of the civil branches of the...
Page 43 - Association, and, subject to any reasonable restrictions as to the time and manner of inspecting the same that may be imposed in accordance with the regulations of the Association for the time being, shall be open to the inspection of the members.
Page 42 - Association as set forth in this Memorandum of Association, and no portion thereof shall be paid or transferred directly or indirectly, by way of dividend, bonus, or otherwise howsoever, by way of profit to the persons who at any time are or have been Members of the Association...
Page 23 - In general, to stimulate research in the mathematical, physical and biological sciences, and in the application of these sciences to engineering, agriculture, medicine and other useful arts, with the object of increasing 1 knowledge, of strengthening the national defense, and of contributing in other ways to the public welfare.
Page 43 - The fourth paragraph of this Memorandum is a condition on which a licence is granted by the Board of Trade to the Association in pursuance of Section 23 of the Companies Act 1867.

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