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A series of portraits of top scientists drawn from their own mouths

Dame Kathleen Lonsdale

D.B.E., F.R.S.

Professor of Chemistry at

University College, London

talks to ELIZABETH GARD and DAVID WILSON

BBC Science Correspondent

Next Wednesday Dame Kathleen Lonsdale makes history by being the first woman ever to give a Presidential Address at the Annual Meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science.

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A series of portraits of top scientists drawn from their own mouths

Sir Harold Harding consultant civil engineer talks to ELIZABETH GARD and DAVID WILSON

BBC Science Correspondent

Harold Harding , who was knighted earlier this year. must be one of the few Knights Bachelor who has spent half his life underground. He is internationally recognised as one of the great experts on tunnel engineering-and this expertise has made him in demand as a consultant engineer throughout the world.

Recently he was principal adviser to the Channel Tunnel Study Group and the technical expert on the three-man Aberfan tribunal.

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Portraits of top scientists drawn from their own mouths

Professor Christopher Zeeman Mathematics Institute, University of Warwick talks to DAVID WILSON

BBC Science Correspondent and ELIZABETH GARD

Christopher Zeeman is one of the world's leading mathematicians in topology, and he must be one of the few mathematicians who can talk eloquently and be understood by non-mathematicians. Recently he has been applying this very abstract branch of pure mathematics to the study of the brain.

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