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Norrish, Keith

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Keith Norrish was a world renowned expert in mineralology, especially of clays. He pioneered the technique of X-ray spectrometry for routine chemical analysis of minerals and ore. He was a Chief Research Scientist with the CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation) Division of Soils.

Career Highlights

1968 - 1969President of the Australian Clay Minerals Society
1977Prescott Medal received from the Soil Society of Australia
1977 - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA)
1989Officer of the Order of Australia (AO)
2001Bailey Distinguished Member Award received from the Clay Minerals Society (USA)
2002Honorary Doctor of Science (Hon DSc) received from the University of Western Australia


Structure based on ISAAR(CPF) - click here for an explanation of the fields.Prepared by: Rosanne Walker
Created: 25 May 2001
Modified: 3 October 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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