BCC Chair Dr Beth Evans with IOR President Steve Gill
The British Cryogenics Council (BCC) celebrated its 50th anniversary in the Old Library at the Oxford Town Hall.
The inaugural meeting of the BCC took place on 24 May 1967 at the Royal Society. The 1967 meeting was addressed by Dr Kurt Mendelssohn, then at the Clarendon Laboratory, on the ‘Future of Cryogenics in Industry’. At the anniversary clebration, Professor Chris Grovenor continued the link with the university begun by Mendelssohn, reviewing his 1967 talk and speaking of the new Centre for Applied Superconductivity, which he leads.