Bronze Plaque to Soddy in the EDCL

There was a bronze plaque to Soddy in the EDCL, opposite the staircase which led up to a machine which dispensed tea and coffee, often tasting the same. I recall A. J. S. Williams, who was bald and who always wore a laboratory coat, tripping down the stairs and nutting the plaque, tea / coffee thrown all over it. EDCL was associated with the Nobel Laureate Soddy and two nominees, Sir John Thomas and myself. I am the only EDCL graduate to have been nominated for a Nobel Prize. The EDCL is supposed never to have existed so my nomination is kept very quiet. The plaque was taken up to the main campus when the EDCL was shut down and then vandalized. Not the best use of resources.


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