The Southern Daily Echo, more known as the Daily Echo or The Echo, is a regional tabloid newspaper based in Southampton, covering the county of Hampshire in the United Kingdom. The newspaper is owned by Newsquest, one of the largest publishers of local newspapers in the country, in turn owned by Gannett, it began publication in August 1888 and a website has been in existence since 1998. Publication of the print edition is from Monday to Saturday and there is one edition a day, down from six editions a day in 2006; the Echo was a daily newspaper before becoming an evening paper and changing its name to the Evening Echo on 1 July 1958. It returned to being the Daily Echo again on 10 January 1994; the Echo is the only paid-for local newspaper covering the city of Southampton. The editorial position is that of a politically neutral publication. On Saturdays, the Daily Echo produced Sports Pink is sold; this is used for the reporting of sport stories involving local sports team Southampton Football Club.
This was one of only two surviving'local football papers' which used to be common throughout the UK. It ceased circulation towards the end of 2017. Local sister publications include the Hampshire Chronicle, Basingstoke Gazette, Romsey Advertiser and Bournemouth Daily Echo; the Southampton Advertiser was a free paper, printed and had an online publication, owned by the same company however it was not a part of the Daily Echo. The newspaper moved to its current main offices in the Redbridge area of Southampton in 1997, with district offices in Winchester; the former city centre offices of the Daily Echo are now the site of the Above Bar entrance to the WestQuay Shopping Centre, which opened in 2000. The Southern Daily Echo was named Newspaper of the Year 2009 and 2011, Campaigning Newspaper of the Year 2011 at the annual EDF Energy South East and London Media Awards; the newspaper's website, dailyecho.co.uk, won Website of the Year at the 2012 EDF Energy South East and London Media Awards. The current editor is Gordon Sutter who has edited the newspaper since March 2017.
The Journal of Crustacean Biology is a quarterly peer-reviewed scientific journal in the field of carcinology. It is published by The Crustacean Society and Oxford University Press, since 2015 the editor-in-chief has been Peter Castro. According to the Journal Citation Reports, its 2016 impact factor is 1.064. The journal has a mandatory publication fee of US$115 per printed page for non-members of the Society and an optional open access fee of $1830 minimum. Frederick R. Schram. "The first 30 years of the Journal of Crustacean Biology – systematics and evolution". Journal of Crustacean Biology. 30: 550–556. Doi:10.1651/10-3359.1. Bernard Sainte-Marie. "The first 30 years of the Journal of Crustacean Biology – a bibliometric study". Journal of Crustacean Biology. 30: 541–549. Doi:10.1651/10-3363.1. Data related to ISSN 0278-0372 at Wikispecies
Sir Johannes Hendricus Meiring Beck, FRSE was a Cape and South African physician and politician. He was a member of the Cape Colony delegation to the National Convention between 1908 and 1909, which led to the creation of the Union of South Africa, held various memberships of medical-professional and scholarly bodies in South Africa and the British realm, he was an early occupier of the office of the Minister of Telegraphs in South Africa. Beck was knighted in 1911 for his participation in the National Convention. Beck was born in Worcester in the Cape Colony to Cornelius Beck, an auctioneer and general agent, Johanna Elisabeth Meiring on 28 November 1855, he attend school at the South African College and went on to study at the University of the Cape of Good Hope, where he graduated in 1874. He studied medicine in Edinburgh and graduated with first-class honours with a Bachelor of Medicine and a Master in Surgery. In 1880, he was admitted as a member of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh and appointed as a house surgeon and physician at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh for two years.
During this time, Beck studied at hospitals in Berlin and Vienna. He was awarded a Doctor of Medicine in absentia by the University of Edinburgh in 1890, became a member of the Royal Society of Edinburgh the next year. Beck married Emily Mary Kuys in 1885; the couple had three daughters. He died in Cape Town on 15 May 1919, at the age of 63. Beck was licensed to practice medicine in the Cape Colony in April 1881, practicing first in Kimberley and in his hometown of Worcester, joining the practice of John Cloete. In September 1882, Beck was elected to the South African Philosophical Society, which would become the Royal Society of South Africa, remained a member for life, he was a regular contributor to the then-South African Medical Journal. He was appointed as Worcester district surgeon in 1883, but moved to Rondebosch near Cape Town in 1886, where he would remain for 20 years, becoming an additional district surgeon, he played a leading role in establishing the Rondebosch Cottage Hospital. Beck was elected a member of the University of the Cape of Good Hope's council and served from 1886 to 1916, served on the Cape Colonial Medical Council between 1892 and 1903.
He became President of the Cape Town branch of the British Medical Association in 1894. In 1903, he became a member of the South African Association for the Advancement of Science, of which he remained a part until at least 1906. In 1898 or 1899, a bill sponsored by Sir Gordon Sprigg, but now championed by Prime Minister William Philip Schreiner, enlarged the Cape House of Assembly by 15 members, one seat of which represented the constituency of Worcester. Beck won this seat right at the outset of the Second Boer War, despite his sympathies with the Boer republics, remained loyal to the Cape and Britain. In the immediate aftermath of the war, Beck was responsible for the treatment of the former State President of the Orange Free State, Martinus Theunis Steyn, who would also be a delegate at the National Convention, he moved to Tulbagh. Beck once joined John Xavier Merriman, Jan Christiaan Smuts and James Barry Munnik Hertzog on a trek to visit Robertson, he was close friends with Louis Botha, who would become the first Prime Minister of South Africa.
After the Union of South Africa was established, Beck became a member of the Senate for the South African Party. He contested the race for the President of the Senate with Francis William Reitz, with Reitz winning the election after Beck withdrew as a favor to William Philip Schreiner, it was thought that one of the former leaders of the Boer republics should lead the Senate for symbolic and sentimental reasons. Beck became the Minister of Posts and Telegraphs in Louis Botha's second ministry, serving from 1915 to 1919. William Charles Scully wrote that "there was an urgent need for the extension of postal and telephone facilities," but the Second World War made the necessary material expensive and difficult to obtain. Beck's known works include: Meiring Beck, JH. "An enquiry into the cause of camp fever at Kimberley".. 3 Transactions. 48-52. Meiring Beck, JH. "Pathology from an'evolution' point of view".. 4 Transactions. 34-39, 40-44