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Williams, Robyn (1944 - )

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Science broadcaster
Born: 30 January 1944  Buckinghamshire, England
Robyn Williams has been a science broadcaster with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation since 1972.

Career Highlights
Born Buckinghamshire, UK, 30 January 1944. AM 1988. Educated University of London Northern Polytechnic (BSc (hons) 1971). Small parts on BBC TV, ATV and Thames TV 1966-72; Broadcaster, ABC Science Unit (Radio) since 1972: Freelance Broadcaster 1972, Staff Talks Assistant in Science 1973, permanent appointment as Talks Assistant in Science September 1973, Executive Producer in Science Unit from 1977. Foundation Commissioner, Commission for the Future since 1984, Chairman 1990-94. Fellow, Australian Academy of Science 1993; Humanist of the Year 1993; Rostrum Australia Speaker of the Year 1993; Individual Award, Centre for Australian Cultural Studies 1996; Michael Daley Award 1996. President, ANZAAS 1992; President, Australian Museum Trust 1985-93.

Structure based on ISAAR(CPF) - click here for an explanation of the fields.Prepared by: Rosanne Walker
Created: 25 May 2001
Modified: 25 May 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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