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Anderson, John Stuart (1908 - 1990)

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Inorganic chemist
Born: 9 January 1908  London, England.  Died: 25 December 1990.
John Stuart Anderson was Professor of Inorganic Chemistry, Oxford University, 1963-75, following two periods at the University of Melbourne, first as Senior Lecturer and then as Professor, which alternated with positions in the UK.

Career Highlights

1932 - 1938Demonstrator and Assistant Lecturer at the Imperial College in London
1938 - 1946Senior Lecturer in Inorganic Chemistry at the University of Melbourne
1944H.G. Smith Memorial Medal received from the Royal Australian Chemical Institute
1947 - 1953Deputy Principal Scientific Officer at the Atomic Energy Research Establishment in Harwell, UK
1953Fellow of the Royal Society (FRS)
1954 - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA)
1954 - 1959Professor of Inorganic Chemistry and Head of Chemistry at the University of Melbourne
1959 - 1963Director of the National Chemical Laboratory, UK
1963 - 1975Professor of Inorganic Chemistry at Oxford University, UK
1965Matthew Flinders Lecturer for the Australian Academy of Science
1973Davy Medal received from the Royal Society
1975Longstaff Medal received from the British Chemical Society
1975 - 1981Honorary Professorial Fellow at the University College of Wales
1981 - 1990Visiting fellowship from the Research School of Chemistry at the Australian National University, Canberra

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Structure based on ISAAR(CPF) - click here for an explanation of the fields.Prepared by: McCarthy, G.J.
Created: 20 October 1993
Modified: 15 March 2005

Published by The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre on ASAPWeb, 1994 - 2007
Originally published 1994-1999 by Australian Science Archives Project, 1999-2006 by the Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
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