Sir Charles Goodeve
1904 — 1980
"The Ice Ship Fiasco"
A 1951 article in which Sir Charles lays out his unambiguous opinion
of the World-War-II "Habakkuk" project...
I (his son, Peter) add some comments of my own on this topic here
"How Society Works"
In 1975, Sir Charles founded 'OPUS'. This pamphlet was published
by that organisation the same year.
"First Operational Research Conference, Oxford 1957"
Sir Charles was in charge of organizing this conference in the
emerging discipline of Operational research.
The above link is a photo of the "Front Row" of participants.
Here is a larger (much larger!) photo of all the attendees with mouse-accessible names attached to most.
A CDROM on the history of the British Iron and Steel Research Association
has recently been produced. The authors' description is here (not connected with this site):
"BISRA — The Immortal Memory"