CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Alt Ref NoKLB
TitleKenneth Lyon Blaxter papers
Extent2 boxes
Creator NameSir Kenneth Lyon Blaxter (1919-1991)
Administrative HistorySir Kenneth Lyon Blaxter was the third Rowett Director from 1965-1982. His previous post was Head of the Nutrition Department at the Hannah Research Institute based in Ayr. During his time as Director, the Institute considerably enhanced its position as a world leader in research on animal nutrition, focusing on the needs of the farming industry. Sir Kenneth was a man with tremendous energy and produced over 400 scientific papers and reports during his career. He was a world expert on the energy metabolism of ruminant animals. He also received a great many honours, including Fellowship of the Royal Society in 1967. Towards the end of his time with the Rowett, Sir Kenneth introduced a limited programme of research on human nutrition, reflecting the growing awareness of the need for more studies in this area.
ArrangementKLB - Kenneth Lyon Blaxter papers

KLB/1 - Publications
KLB/2 - Biographical papers
KLB/3 - Parliamentary papers and reports
KLB/4 - Misc. papers published mostly from the Hannah Dairy Research Institute
Access StatusOpen
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