Brock, William Hodson

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BROCK, William Hodson

BROCK, William Hodson. British, b. 1936. Genres: History, Sciences. Career: University of Leicester, Lecturer, 1960-74, Director of the Victorian Studies Centre, 1974-90, Reader, 1974-93, Professor, 1993-98, Professor Emeritus of the History of Science, 1998-. Royal Institution Centre for History of Science and Technology, Chairman, Steering Committee, 1984-90. AMBIX, Ed., 1968-83; Royal Society British National Cttee for History of Science, Member, 1970-75, 1978-84; British Society for History of Science, President, 1978-80. Publications: (with R.M. MacLeod) Natural Knowledge in Social Context: The Journals of Thomas Archer Hirst, 1980; (with A.J. Meadows) The Lamp of Learning, 1984; From Protyle to Proton, 1985; Fontana History of Chemistry, 1992; Science for All, 1996; Justus von Liebig, 1997. EDITOR: The Atomic Debates, 1967; Science Case Histories, 1972; H.E. Armstrong and the Teaching of Science 1880-1930, 1973; (with N.D. McMillan and R.C. Mollan) John Tyndall: Essays on a Natural Philosopher, 1981; Liebig und Hofmann in ihren Briefen, 1984. Address: 56 Fitzgerald Ave, Seaford BN25 1AZ, England. Online address: [email protected]