After he graduated from high school, the conflicts with his parents begun. His parents finally persuaded him to enrol in the liberal art course at Victoria College, Ontario. In 1910, he and his cousin Fred Hipwell began their studies at Victoria College. However, Banting's mind was still on medicine.
While at Northwestern, Hall attended classes with a fellow student named Carroll L. Griffith who would later go on to become the founder of Griffith Laboratories. After graduation, Hall earned a graduate degree from the University of Chicago. Hall was soon hired by the Western Electric Company through a telephone interview. When he showed up for his first day, however, he was told by a personnel officer that "we don't take niggers." Recovering from this slight, he began working for the Chicago Department of Health as a chemist and was promoted in 1917 to senior chemist.
Biography of Laura Secord [pic] (from the Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online at Libraries and Archives Canada) INGERSOLL, LAURA (Secord), heroine; b. 13 Sept. 1775 in Great Barrington, Mass., eldest daughter of Thomas Ingersoll and Elizabeth Dewey; d. 17 Oct. 1868, at Chippawa (Niagara Falls, Ont.). When Laura Ingersoll was eight, her mother died, leaving four little girls. Her father remarried twice and had a large family by his third wife. In the American War of Independence, Ingersoll fought on the rebel side, but in 1795 he immigrated to Upper Canada where he had obtained a township grant for settlement.
Their parents, in traditional garb, posed for this photograph before the soldiers left for England. | | | During the First World War, at least 4,000 Indian men volunteered to join the Allied forces in European battlefields. In rallying with the rest of Canada, Aboriginal Canadians faced distinct challenges. At the outbreak of the First World War, a considerable number of Natives lived in remote communities and spoke neither English nor French. For many, joining a Canadian battalion marked their first exposure to the dress, terminology and unique customs of British military tradition.
Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae “In Flanders Fields the poppies blow, between the crosses, row on row, that mark our place; and in the sky, the larks, still bravely singing, fly, scare heard amid the guns below” This is the first verse of In Flanders Fields by the inspiring poet and physician John McCrae. John was born on November 30, 1872 in Guelph, Ontario to Colonel David McCrae and Janet Simpson Eckford. He graduated and completed his Bachelor of Arts at the University of Toronto where he was then appointed resident of pathology at Montreal General Hospital. He later became an assistant pathologist to the Royal Victoria Hospital in Montreal. In his early years, McCrae trained to be a artilleryman at the Royal Military College of Canada which intrigued him to be an artillery man in the war.
History of service Australian Red Cross was formed as a branch of the British Red Cross at Government house in Melbourne on 13th of August 1914 by Lady Helen Munro-Ferguson who was the wife of the Governor-General, nine days after the outbreak of the World War 1. And at the same time, she called on the wives of each State Governor to form a local committee in each capital, and that is how the Australian Red Cross was born. The main task of the first Australian Red Cross volunteers was to supply care parcels containing soap, toiletries, special food and games for sick and wounded troops. Within weeks of formation, the Branch was providing clothing and they were, flannel shirts, cardigans, socks and gloves and also medical supplies and equipment. Red Cross was responsible to look after and provide assistance to the survivors of the Battle of the Gallipoli.
Mary Salter Ainsworth’s thinking was very much influenced by Blatz’s security theories. After Ainsworth completed her master’s thesis in 1937, Blatz proposed that she should undertake her dissertation research within the framework of his security theory. She later developed her own theory of attachment; in which, both Blatz and Ainsworth collaborated their theories for the creation of the laboratory preschool at the University of Toronto. William E. Blatz (1895-1964) was born the ninth child of german immigrants; he grew up in Hamilton, Ontario in Canada. He obtained his bachelor's degree in 1914, his masters degree in 1916, and his medical degree in 1921 all from the University of Toronto.
Book report ”Regeneration” by Pat Barker Regeneration is a story about some of the events during the First World War. With a focus on the British, and the civilians, who competed in the First World War. Throughout the story, we follow two British soldiers, Wilfred Owen and Siegfried Sassoon, who subsequently have been two of the most famous poets of the First World War. We follow the soldiers ' time at a trauma hospital in Scotland known as Craiglockhart War Hospital. Wilfred Owen and Siegfried Sassoon had a hard time at the hospital, because they were not really sick.
Maxwell began his undergraduate studies at Edinburgh University at age sixteen and entered graduate school at Cambridge University at age nineteen. After graduation, he was a fellow and professor at a variety of colleges in the United Kingdom. Maxwell was inducted as a Fellow of The Royal Society of Edinburgh when he was 25, and promoted to a Fellow of The Royal Society at age 30. After a fruitful career, James Maxwell passed away at the age of 48 of stomach cancer, which was oddly the same cause and timing of his mother’s death when Maxwell was eight years old (Forfar, 1995). Before we start talking about Maxwell’s Equations, let’s look back into history.
When he grew up he went to the University College Hospital and studied medicine. He received a Diploma in Public Health at Cambridge. After research in immunology, he developed an interest in homeopathy, and joined the laboratories of the Royal London Homoeopathic Hospital in 1919. 1928, he began to work on his own remedies made from plants. He enjoyed working with plants and flowers so much that at age 40 he decided to give up his Harley Street practice.