|Born||Ida Lilian Slater
Hampstead, London, England
Ida Lilian Slater (1881-1969) was a British geologist who received the Daniel Pidgeon Fund jointly with Helen Drew (funding awarded in 1907 and 1906 respectively) to undertake field work investigating the Palaeozoic rocks of Wales.
Slater was secretary of the Sedgwick Club, Cambridge in 1903.
After undertaking research, she was appointed a demonstrator for Catherine Raisin, employed to help run the department and laboratories, at the new laboratory rooms for geology and botany (established 1897) at Bedford College (London) in 1910, she held the post for two years.
In 1910 Slater published the results of her research into the Palaeozoic of Wales jointly with Helen Drew.
- Drew, H. and Slater, I.L. 1910. Notes on the geology of the district of Llansawel, Carmarthenshire.
- Elles, G.L. and Slater, I.L. 1906. The highest Silurian rocks of the Ludlow district. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society, London, 62, 195-221.
- Slater, Ida L. 1907. A monograph of British Conulariae. Monograph of the Palaeontographical Society. 40p., 5 leaves of plates: ill.; 28 cm.