Oral history of British science

Woods, Hubert Frank (Part 3 of 3). Wellcome Trust Course Oral History Interviews

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:27:30

  • Shelf mark

    C646/78

  • Subjects

    Medicine

  • Recording date

    2004-03-31

  • Recording locations

    Interviewee's home, Sheffield, UK

  • Interviewees

    Woods, Hubert Frank, 1937- (speaker, male)

  • Interviewers

    Soytemel, Ebru (speaker, female)

  • Abstract

    Part 3: Increase in technological advances, connections with medicine companies. Chances in medical treatments and encountering with new technologies like CT Scan. Ideas about the students of Medicine, burdens and advantages for the students. Research capabilities of the university, criteria for choosing colleagues and lecturers. An incident about anti-Semitism at the University of Sheffield. Description of the his house in Sheffield. Changes in Sheffield through the years. His ideas about politics. His ideas about other countries. His wife's death, further information about his children's lives, their choices about choosing their jobs. His relations with his children. His ideas about the other professionals akin to medicine. His life in Hope after 2000. His ideas about alternative forms of treatments. His ideas about his main achievements about his personal and professional life. Chaired one of the main committees which advice government about the safety of chemical. His wife's illness. His ideas about his future life, another degree about history of medicine. His relations with the university after his retirement.

  • Description

    Professor Hubert Woods CBE in conversation about his life and work.

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