Wednesday, August 28, 2013

The Lives of Researchers : 10 biographies

If you are looking for some inspiration to help you get fired up about your research, or just getting in the mood for Bond Research Week, maybe reading about the lives of other researchers will do the trick.

Some ebooks from the Library Collection.

  1. Neeley, Kathryn A. Mary Somerville: Science, Illumination, and the Female Mind. New York: Cambridge University Press; 2001
  2. Chung DDL The Road to Scientific Success: Inspiring Life Stories of Prominent Researchers. Hackensack, NJ: World Scientific Publishing; 2006
  3. Josephson, PR Lenin's Laureate:Zhores Alferov's Life in Communist Science. Cambridge, Mass: Mit Press; 2010
  4. Dagg, Al Pursuing Giraffe: A 1950s Adventure. Waterloo, Ont: Wilfrid Laurier University Press; 2006
  5. Pyne, SJ  Grove Karl Gilbert: A Great Engine of Research. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press; 2007.
  6.  Brady C, Elizabeth Blackburn and the Story of Telomeres: Deciphering the Ends of DNA. Cambridge, MA: Massachusetts Institute of Technology; 2007.
  7. Bourgeois-Doyle RIGeorge J. Klein: The Great Inventor. Vol no. 2. Ottawa: NRC Press; 2004.
  8. Kornai J, By Force of Thought: Irregular Memoirs of an Intellectual Journey. Cambridge, Mass: MIT Press; 2006.
  9. Wickramasinghe NC, Wickramasinghe K, A Journey with Fred Hoyle: The Search for Cosmic Life. Hackensack, N.J: World Scientific; 2005.
  10. Deacon D Elsie Clews Parsons: Inventing Modern Life. Chicago, Ill: University of Chicago Press; 1997.
Check out the library guide on ebooks for advice on reading these on mobile devices.

#BondResearchWeek  2-6 September 2013

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