SCIENCE CONGRESS (Evening Post, 05 January 1923)

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science congress two hundred papers many important topics the complete list a complete list of the papers to be read at the sixteenth annual meeting of the australasian association for the ad-1 vancement of science which commences in wellington is mow available and it indicates the wide scope of the conference many very important topics will be discusised some of the papers have purely a technical interest but the titles indicate that the majority are of interest to ihe general public following is the list section a astronomy mathematics and physics presidential address dr c e adams a the solar eclipse of 21st september 1922 b wireless measurement of longitude mr gree-ilntensity of wireless signals mr w g harwoodhiss e w fenton and prof e maradetilnvestigation of the upper winds at wellington captain e kidsona cloud heights from melbourne observatory photographs b wind frequencies in the upper air at melbourne mr j c lomasand prof e marsden thermal conductivity of some new zealand timbers dr mleodviscosity of sulphur prof e marsdennotes on the taupo earthquakesl922 prof e marsden and mr w g harwoodmeasurements of the penetrating radiation present in the atmosphere at apia wellington and mount kuapehu prof e ma-reden prof d m y souunervule and mr a thomson investigation of the winds of the upper atmosphere at apia samoa mr w f robinsonmaps of new zealand and adjacent oceans for radiodirective purposes mr w n rogersradioactive contents of some new zealand rocks and natural waters pro a d rossa shadow bands observed at wallal during the solar eclipse b photographic measurement of the brightness of the total solar eclipse of 21st september 1922 mr a m wrightelectro-osmosis in wood discussions on relativity and atomic structure section b chemistty mr h g smithpresidential address mr donovan the determination of nitrogen in coal prof w p evans the lignite coals of the south island of new zealand mr h j finlay-an examination of the new zealand pepper plant mr k m griffinabsorption and constitution j mr w a joinerunsaturation mr f h mdowalla the isomerism of the crotonie acids b some chemical constituents of nga-io leaves i mr a d monrothe isotope ratio in new zealand chlorine messrs w f short and c w johnscnffye essential oils of manuka rauriki v mr 0 c stephensthe preparation of cyanacetic ester prof e p worleythe valency of carbonandits relation to structure prof f p worleya the kauri gum industry of new zealand b the action of alkali cyonideo on prof f p worley and mr p r p arr the surface tension of aqueous solutions i prof f p worley and mr r w harmanthe 1 hydrolysis of potassium cyanide 1 sub-scetionpharmacy mr r sc cowlcypresidential address mr h claytonsnake venoms mr roy gardnerthe chemistry and pharmacology of the new zealand floral mr e i roseriblumhydrogen lon its application to fee testing of bp substances mr f tattam aspirin and its solution in citrates and acetates messrs t e turner and h tucker colouring agents in pharmacy section c geology and mineralogy mr k l ward presidential address the physical basis of primary production with special reference to south australia mr d v allen notes on the lindsay reward tin mine mr j a bartruma the shoreplatform of the west coast near auckland its storm-wave origin b a summary of the characters of the igneous rock of the whangarei and bay of islands districts north auckland professor bensona the geology of dunedin b the margin of australasia dr j v danes-physiographical types iof north queensland dr j hendersonthe post-tertiary history of new zealand mr l hillsthe west coast range conglomerate series of victoria mr j marwickexamination of some of the tertiary mollusca claimed as common to new zealand and australia professor parka an outline of new zealand geology bj the discovery of lower ordovician graptolites at chalky inlet professor richards and mr w h bryana radiolarian rocks in south australia bj permo-carboniferous volcanic activity in southern queensland mr r speightr-the plutonic and minor intrusions of banks peninsula mr w f worleyandesitic rocks in the neighbourhood of nelson the following subjects have been suggested for discussionl the geographical and palaeontological relations between australia and new zealand 2 correlation of the mesozoic and tertiary formations of australia and new zealand 3 the need for regular systematic study of volcanicity and seismology in the australasian region 4 past climates and its relation to the development of our present floras section d biology professor t h johnstonpresidential address mr h allanthe forest remnants of the feilding district professor benhani the position of birds in the scale-of evolution mr r a blackthe origin and signification of the ligule in gramineae mr h carseon some additions to the flora of the waimarino district professor chiltona some methods of preserving mounting and examining amphipoda and other small crustacea b the distribution of some terrestrial nnd freshwater australian and-new zealand amphipoda and isopoda professor johnston a the prickly pear problem in australia b the blowfly problem in australia professor johnston and mr l hitchcockon a destructive bacterial disease of queensland fish mr d millera the recognition of sheep maggot flies and their allies from larval and pupal characters b a comparative study of some destructive cerambycid larvae mr s g myersthe present position of the endemic birds of new zealand mr j g myers and mies iris myers the sound organs and songs of new zealand cicadidae mr w j phillipsnotes on new zealand freshwater fishes dr r j tillyardthe origin and constitution of the insect faunas of australia and new zealand section e geography and history prof griffith taylorpresidential address geography and statecraft prof j mmillan browneaster island dr j v danes a three periods of scientific exploration in australia b the isolation of australia capt j k daviswillis island mr g h halliganlake eyre section f ethnology and anthropology capt g pitt-rivers presidential address mr j c andersen the independent evolution of the expression of thought as exemplified in maori stringed games v dr p h buckthe evolution of the mpori art of weaving dr p h buck and mr j mdonald demonstrations with moving pictures and lantern slides on maori arts and crafts mr f w christianearly maori migrations as evidence by the names of plants fish birds colours metals and places mr j a cowanthe physiographic sense-of the maori with notes on some legends of vulcanisn mr f v knappmaori canoe-making implements in the tasman bay district mr h g skinnerthe moa-hunters of otago dr l r sullivanthe racial diversity of the polynesian peoples mr t watsonsome atmospheric phenomena in relation to national characteristics section g social and statistical science mr c h wickenspresidential address prof j b condliffo and h belshcw a survey of rural credit in new zealand prof d b copland some aspects of economic depression in australia prof j highta note on the scope and uses of the social sciences mr a munrothe effects of compulsory arbitration on the clothing industry in new zealand messrs w j phillips and e p neale economic fisheries research in relation to the world food resources dr g h scholefield--the economic j revolution in the pacific x mr j m taitsome aspects of new zealand war finance mr c h wickenshuman capital section h engineering and architecture professor w h warrenpresidential address mr l birksa v hydroelectric powerin new zealand b steel towers for electric power transmission lines c electric storage battery i traction mr w isv gray stresses nvcon tinuous beams and rigid frames mr s h jenkinson train resistance on the 3ft 6in gauge mr r roberts secondary stresßes in steel pipe lines mr g w wyles automatic signalling in new zealand section-1 f i sanitary soience and hygiene dr harvey suttonpresidential address recent work in school hygiene in new south wales dr r w cilento contributions to the knowledge and practice of tropical hygiene in the tropical areas of tho commonwealth and mandatory territories dr e s morriseducation as a factor in venereal disease dr j s purdy tho rat and flea problem in the prevention of plague mr f reed katathemomcter observations mr d g robertson industrial hygiene section j mental science and education mr j a johnsonpresidential address dr fitta the development ol attention b the human energy rhythm throughout the year dr mllwraith the relationship between the mental and physical development in school children section k agriculture r mr a e v richardsonpresidential address vmbr h h allen the botanical results of some top-droesing experiments in old pastures mr e breakwell some aspects of agricultural education in secondary schools mr w w corbett dominion timbers mr g h cunningham relation of biological specialisation in the taxonomy of the grasa rusts captain l mlntosh ellisprogress of forestry in new zealand mr a r entrican forest products research and its relationship to the progress of forestry in new zealand mr h t ferrar irrigation cotton-growing and soil surveys in egypt mr w w froggartsome cosmopolitan insect problems mr a v lyon irrigation expansion in australia mr j s mfadyean hereditary in dairy production mr a n perham conservation of ournational forest estate with special references to recreational values and the effect of fauna in its preservation mr f e place some economic points relating to the use of horses versus tractors on the farm mr f c rolletta the utilisation of pumice soils b plant introduction and improvement di r j tillyard the introduction of the improved american blueberry in new zealand section l veterinary science pro h a woodruffpresidential address mr w q barry some digestive troubles in cattle mr t a blake histories of somo atypical cases of parturient apoplexy mr j n lawson the effect of tuberculosis on the food value of infected carcasses mr w c quinnell which is the most humane method of slaughtering stock mr h a reid contagious bovine mastitis mr h r ssddou toxic bulbar paralysis in hoisea and cattle botulism and parabotuliam


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