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Boyd Orr

 (boid′ ôr′), John First Baron Boyd-Orr. 1880-1971.
British nutritionist. He won the 1949 Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to alleviate world hunger.

Boyd Orr

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(Biography) John, 1st Baron Boyd Orr of Brechin Mearns. 1880–1971, Scottish biologist; director general of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization: Nobel peace prize 1949

Boyd Orr

(ˈbɔɪd ˈɔr)
n.
John (1st Baron Boyd Orr of Brechin Mearns), 1880–1971, Scottish nutritionist and writer: Nobel peace prize 1949.
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JOHN BOYD ORR SIR John Boyd Orr was a teacher, doctor, biologist and politician, who received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1949 for his humanitarian work.
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The staunchest advocate of this was John Boyd Orr, director of the important Rowett Laboratories, who advocated a world food board that could eliminate hunger through control of prices and distribution.
Childhood dairy intake and adult cancer risk: 65-y follow-up of the Boyd Orr cohort.
In 1937, a report called Food, Health and Income, published by John Boyd Orr, revealed that there was a link between low income, malnutrition and underachievement in schools.
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LORD Boyd Orr IN 1880, John Boyd Orr was born IN Kilmaurs, Ayrshire, and after taking a medical degree at Glasgow University.
Vernon devotes a chapter to the work of scientists, investigators and statisticians such as William Farr and John Boyd Orr.