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Newman, Rollo Keith (1903 - 1976)

Analytical chemist
Rollo Keith Newman formed the consulting firm of Cooksey, Newman and Archer (later R.K. Newman and Co. Pty Ltd), specialising in chemical analysis. During World War II he was appointed gas identification officer and directed the training of personnel. He joined the Laboratories of the Sydney City Council from 1923 where he worked as a research chemist in the Cancer Research Unit led by Professor H.G. Chapman. Newman was also a teacher of analytical chemistry at the Sydney Technical College for almost 20 years.

Career Highlights

1923 - Chemist at the Laboratories of the Sydney City Council
1923Bachelor of Science (BSc) completed at the University of Sydney


Structure based on ISAAR(CPF) - click here for an explanation of the fields.Prepared by: Rosanne Walker
Created: 13 November 1997
Modified: 28 August 2006

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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