Medicine, Science and Academia

Sir William Bate Hardy (1875-1879)

He was a renowned biologist and physiologist. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1902 and went on to become Vice President in 1914/15 and Secretary from 1915-19. He was knighted in the New Years Honours of 1925. His most famous claim to fame is as the first person to suggest the word “Hormone”!