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Wood, Francis Waverley (1905 - )

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Born: 12 June 1905  Albany, Western Australia, Australia
Francis Waverley Wood worked in many fields of physics across Australia and in the United Kingdom and United States of America. He posts included Officer-in-charge at the Watheroo Magentic Observatory (1946-1949) and Deputy Director of Trials at the Weapons Research Establishment (1965-1968).

Career Highlights

1926Bachelor of Science (BSc) completed at the University of Western Australia
1926 - 1932Assistant at the Watheroo Magnetic Observatory in Western Australia
1936 - 1937Research Officer at the Royal Aircraft Establishment in Farnborough, UK
1937 - 1946Research Physicist at CSIR (Council for Scientific and Industrial Research) Radio Research Board
1946 - 1949Observer-in-charge of the Watheroo Magnetic Observatory
1949 - 1951Research Fellow at the Carnegie Institution of Washington, USA
1951 - 1956Assistant Chief Geophysicist with the Bureau of Mineral Resources
1956 - 1965Superintendent of Optical Instrumentation at the Weapons Research Establishment in South Australia
1965 - 1968Deputy Director of Trials at the Weapons Research Establishment

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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: 7 September 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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