Harvard university other chemical research problems that engaged conant's attention less comprehensively included the pinacol reduc- tion, the effect of steric hindrance on the reaction of gri- gnard reagents special cases of acid- base catalysis, and the effect of high based on case histories in experimental science. The discipline of materials science and engineering is ideal for using case study teaching because of the wealth of practical, real life examples that can be used to contextualise the theoretical others, however, were keen to experiment with different types of learning as opposed to the traditional 'talk and chalk' method. These narrative his- tories of great experiments help fill this gap by supplying what dr conant describes as the feel for the tactics and strategy of science/' familiarity with the cases outlined in these volumes can lead the reader to a better under- standing both of modern science and of modern technology and attention. Joel isaac documents the history of the case method in the study of science, from its emergence at harvard law school to lawrence henderson's adapta- tion of it for instruction in sociology and, ultimately, to its central position in james bryan conant's harvard case histories in experimental sciences, for which thomas. James bryant conant (march 26, 1893 – february 11, 1978) was an american chemist, a transformative president of harvard university, and the first us ambassador to west germany conant obtained a phd in chemistry from harvard in 1916 during world war i he served in the us army, working on the development of.
Pasteur's study of fermentation harvard case histories in experimental science , case 6 cambridge, mass: harvard university press conant, j b, ed 1953 pasteur's and tyndall's study of spontaneous generation harvard case histories in experimental science, case 7 cambridge, mass: harvard university press. Harvard case histories in experimental science volume i by james bryant conant publication date 1957 publisher harvard university press collection universallibrary contributor universal digital library language english barcode 120740 call number 10924 digitalpublicationdate 2004-03-22 00:00: 00 identifier. We will explain how to start with raw data, and perform the standard processing and normalization steps to get to the point where one can investigate relevant biological questions throughout the case studies, we will make use of exploratory plots to get a general overview of the shape of the data and the result of the. Based on these findings, case studies should be considered as a preferred method for teaching about a variety of concepts in science courses the same student population pooled from three classes taught by the same instructor was used to assess both experimental and control teaching methods.
Documents show that in the '60s, the sugar industry funded harvard researchers who, examining risk factors of heart disease, dismissed concerns about sugar and doubled down on the dangers the sugar-funded project in question was a literature review, examining a variety of studies and experiments. James k sebenius, [email protected] harvard business school abstract managerially relevant topics in general, negotiation cases have distinctive aspects that merit explicit treatment this article contrasting case studies in order to extract valid inductive social scientific knowledgev however, i leave that set of.
Branko milanovic, author of global inequality: a new approach for the age of globalization, explained to npr's planet money how to get middle-class incomes growing again on npr's podcast hidden brain, david moss, author of democracy: a case study, argued to shankar vedantam that us political systems are. Harvard case histories in experimental science edited by james bryant conant and leonard k nash (review) h guy williams-ashman perspectives in biology and medicine, volume 2, number 2, winter 1959, pp 250-251 (review) published by johns hopkins university press doi: for additional information about. Case studies are in-depth investigations of a single person, group, event or community typically, data are gathered from a variety of sources and by using several different methods (eg observations & interviews) the research may also continue for an extended period of time, so processes and developments can be.