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Nyholm, Ronald Sydney (1917 - 1971)

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Born: 29 January 1917  Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia.  Died: 4 December 1971  Cambridge, England.
(Sir) Ronald Sydney Nyholm was Professor of Chemistry at University College, London from 1955. Earlier he had taught at the Sydney Technical College 1940- 51 and at the New South Wales University of Technology 1952-54. Nyholm was educated at the University of Sydney and University College London.

Career Highlights

c. 1940Research Chemist with the Ever Ready Battery Company
1940 - 1951Lecturer then Senior Lecturer in Chemistry at Sydney Technical College
1947ICI Fellowship to London University received
1952Corday Morgan Medal and Prize received from the Chemical Society of London
1952 - 1954 Associate Professor of Inorganic Chemistry at the New South Wales University of Technology
1954President of the Royal Society of New South Wales
1955 - Professor of Chemistry at University College London
1955H. G. Smith Medal received from the Royal Australian Chemical Institute
1958 - Fellow of the Royal Society (FRS)
1959Royal Medal received from the Royal Society of New South Wales
1960Tilden Lecture presented to the Chemical Society
1963 - Head of the Chemistry Department at University College London
1966President of Section (B) Chemistry, British Association for Advancement of Science
1967President of the Association of Science Education
1968President of the Chemical Society (UK)
1968Liversidge Lecturer for the Chemical Society
1968Gold Medal received from the Italian Chemical Society
1969"Sigillum Magnum" Medal received from the University of Bologna, Italy


Structure based on ISAAR(CPF) - click here for an explanation of the fields.Prepared by: McCarthy, G.J.
Created: 20 October 1993
Modified: 18 December 2006

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Originally published 1994-1999 by Australian Science Archives Project, 1999-2006 by the Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
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