Scientists

Those scientists featured here are associated with research at Rothamsted. Short biographies of other scientists who lived in Harpenden are welcome

Page link: A Passion for Plants
A Passion for Plants
Sir Edward Salisbury, botanist, 1886-1978
Page link: Joan Moore OBE (1920 - 1986)
Joan Moore OBE (1920 - 1986)
Plant Pathologist, conservationist, gardener
Page link: Katherine Warington - 1897 to 1993
Katherine Warington - 1897 to 1993
Distinguished Botanist - first to note importance of boron to plant growth
Page link: Margaret Holden ( c1922  - 1998)
Margaret Holden ( c1922 - 1998)
Botanist, biochemist, local historian
Page link: Robert Warington FRS - 1838-1907
Robert Warington FRS - 1838-1907
Agricultural Chemist at Rothamsted
Page link: Winifred Brenchley OBE, DSc (Lond), FLS, FRES (1883 - 1953)
Winifred Brenchley OBE, DSc (Lond), FLS, FRES (1883 - 1953)
A pioneering woman agricultural scientist
Page link: Sir Frederick Bawden
Sir Frederick Bawden
Rothamsted Director 1958-1972
Page link: Sir John Bennet Lawes
Sir John Bennet Lawes
Pioneer of Rothamsted Experimental Station
Page link: John Bennet LAWES jn - ornithologist?
John Bennet LAWES jn - ornithologist?
An Ostrich, a Vulture, an Owl and a Golden Eagle
Page link: Philip Herries Gregory F.R.S. (1907-1986)
Philip Herries Gregory F.R.S. (1907-1986)
Leading Rothamsted Plant Pathologist
Page link: Sir Alfred Daniel Hall (1864-1942)
Sir Alfred Daniel Hall (1864-1942)
Director of Rothamsted 1902-12
Page link: Hans Kalmus
Hans Kalmus
Distinguished Geneticist and Biologist
Page link: Basil Kassanis F.R.S. 1911-1985
Basil Kassanis F.R.S. 1911-1985
Rothamsted virus expert and sculptor
Page link: Howard Latimer Penman F.R.S. 1909-1984
Howard Latimer Penman F.R.S. 1909-1984
Leading Rothamsted Physicist
Page link: Norman Pirie F.R.S. 1907-1997
Norman Pirie F.R.S. 1907-1997
Leading Rothamsted Biochemist
Page link: Sir John Russell (1872-1965)
Sir John Russell (1872-1965)
Director of Rothamsted 1912-43
Page link: Mike Westmacott and Griffith Pugh
Mike Westmacott and Griffith Pugh
Harpenden and the conquest of Everest in 1953
Page link: Frank Yates FRS - 1902-1994
Frank Yates FRS - 1902-1994
Leading Statistician