Bartley. An Interview with Emeritus Professor Walter Bartley

Synopsis
Part 1 reviews the career of Walter Bartley, particularly his wartime work on scabies, night blindness, vitamin A and vitamin C deficiency, secondary shock, shipwreck survival, and the digestibility of the national loaf of bread. A conscientious objector, he comments on fellow objectors who volunteered as subjects for his experiments. His postwar higher education. Part 2 discusses colleagues at the University of Sheffield Biochemical Department including Professor Hans Krebs, Head of the Sorby Institute, and the problems associated with the Institute’s transfer to Oxford University. Further research and his eventual return to Sheffield to head the Biochemical Department there. 88 minutes.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of production
1989
Subjects
Biology; Medical sciences
Keywords
biochemistry; conscientious objectors; history of medicine; oral history; research; World War II; Bartley, Walter

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http://jiscmediahub.ac.uk/
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Credits

Contributor
Edward Penley Abraham; Robert Thomas

Production Company

Name

Imperial College of Science and Technology Television Studio

Sponsor

Name

Biochemical Society

Notes
see Portland Press

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