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THE CASE FOR EDWARDSIAN RESEARCH IN SOLID MECHANICS: A SERMON

J. S. Langer

in Stealing the Gold: A celebration of the pioneering physics of Sam Edwards

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198528531
eISBN:
9780191713415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528531.003.0028
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Sam Edwards has very successfully brought new insights and methods of theoretical study to many areas of condensed matter physics where clear quantitative formation did not earlier exist. This ... More


A SCIENTIST FOR ALL SEASONS

Sir Geoffrey Allen and F.R.S. F.R. Eng.

in Stealing the Gold: A celebration of the pioneering physics of Sam Edwards

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198528531
eISBN:
9780191713415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528531.003.0029
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter describes the history of Sam Edwards within polymer physics from the early days of his exposure, through his insights in seeing what is important, bringing key new insights, inspiring ... More


Managing Science: Developing your Research, Leadership and Management Skills

Ken Peach

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198796077
eISBN:
9780191837234
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198796077.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Managing science, which includes managing scientific research and, implicitly, managing scientists, has much in common with managing any enterprise, and most of these issues (e.g. annual budget ... More


Science, Research, Development and Scholarship

Ken Peach

in Managing Science: Developing your Research, Leadership and Management Skills

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198796077
eISBN:
9780191837234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198796077.003.0002
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter defines the domain of science, research, development and scholarship. Science is the established knowledge; research is the process by which the scientific domain is extended. ‘Managing ... More


Universities and Laboratories

Ken Peach

in Managing Science: Developing your Research, Leadership and Management Skills

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198796077
eISBN:
9780191837234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198796077.003.0003
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter describes the institutions that do science (universities and laboratories), and discusses their organization and structure, as well as the similarities and difference between ... More


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