(redirected from Hadrian)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to Hadrian: Antoninus Pius


(ā′drē-ən), Edgar Douglas First Baron Adrian. 1889-1977.
British physiologist. He shared a 1932 Nobel Prize for major advances in the understanding of the nervous and muscular systems and was one of the first to study electrical activity in the brain and nervous system.
References in periodicals archive ?
Every Hadrian Healthcare home has modern, spacious, purpose-built accommodation in prominent residential locations in the centre of their communities.
Hadrian was a consummate statesman, consolidating and strengthening the empire he had inherited, rather than weakening it with endless campaigns in a way which had been Trajan's downfall.
Businesses wanting to find out more about the Hadrian Project should contact Jon Warwick, of Newcastle University, on 0191 222 8060.
Second, Roman insistence on precision demonstrated the discourse or style in which Hadrian encouraged provincial cities to take part.
The rare, 2nd century AD bronze of the Roman Emperor, Hadrian, with Richard Hobbs, a curator of Roman and British collections at the British Museum Picture, FIONA HANSON/PA
Developed by Gordon Brown Law Firm, Hadrian HR came into existence after employment specialist Jonathon Stokes recognised a demand for an expert HR service for smaller businesses in the North East, minus the hefty price tag.
Hadrian supplies parts to 850 motor factor customers throughout the country from its Fourstones, near Hexham, headquarters and Wiltshire-based arm LMC Hadrian.
It is this highly-developed care programme - centred on exible, online and paper-based learning and apprenticeships - that has led to a partnership with Hadrian Healthcare which is seeing real results.
Children from Hadrian School in Newcastle joined with law firm Irwin Mitchell which is 10.
Businessman Rob Armstrong has teamed up with the club on a fundraising mission for Hadrian School in Benwell, Newcastle.