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Corporate entry Australian Academy of Science (1954 - )

From
1954
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Functions
Association and Society or membership organisation
Website
http://www.science.org.au/
Location
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory

Summary

In 1954 the Australian Academy of Science was founded by Royal Charter. The Academy is Australia's national body for the representation and promotion of science.

Timeline

 1919 - 1954 Australian National Research Council
       1954 - Australian Academy of Science

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Archival resources

Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science

  • Australian Academy of Science - Records, 1935 - 2007, MS 039; Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science. Details

National Library of Australia

The University of Melbourne Archives

  • Department of Otolaryngology - Bionic Ear Records, 1949 - 2000; The University of Melbourne Archives. Details

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Books

  • Australian Academy of Science, Handbook, Canberra, 1982, 89 pp. Details
  • Roberts, Alan, A Big, Bold, Simple Concept: a History of the Australian Academy of Science Dome, Australian Academy of Science, Canberra, 2010, 208 pp. Details

Edited Books

  • Fenner, Frank (ed.), The First Twenty-five Years; the Australian Academy of Science [1954-1979], The Academy, Canberra, 1980, 286 pp. Details
  • Fenner, Frank (ed.), The first forty years, Australian Academy of Science, Canberra, 1995, 503 pp. Details
  • Fenner, Frank (ed.), The First Fifty Years, Australian Academy of Science, Canberra, 2005, 549 pp. Details

Journal Articles

  • Dircks, R., 'The Contribution of the Australian Academy of Science to Science Education in Australia', Australian Science Teachers Journal, vol. 34, no. 2, 1988, pp. 84-88. Details
  • Fenner, Frank, 'Scientific Societies in Australia. The Australian Academy of Science', The Royal Australian Chemical Institute Proceedings, vol. 27, July, 1960, pp. 289-294. Details
  • Fenner, Frank, 'The Australian Academy of Science: the First 50 Years', Notes and Records of the Royal Society, vol. 62, 2008, pp. 321-30. Details
  • Moyal, Ann Mozley, 'The Australian Academy of Science: the anatomy of a scientific elite: Parts 1-2', Search, vol. 11, September, 1980, pp. 281-288. Details

Online Resources

See also

  • Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, Technology in Australia 1788-1988, Online edn, Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, Melbourne, 3 May 2000, http://www.austehc.unimelb.edu.au/tia/index_a.html. Details
  • Science and the making of Victoria, with Royal Society of Victoria, 2001, http://www.austehc.unimelb.edu.au/smv/index_a.html. Details
  • Frater, R. H. and Goss, W. M., 'Wilbur Norman Christiansen 1913-2007', Historical Records of Australian Science, vol. 22, 2011, pp. 215-28. Details
  • Godfrey, Peter D., Larkins, Francis P. and Swan, John D., 'Ronald Drayton Brown 1927-2008', Historical Records of Australian Science, vol. 21, 2010, pp. 191-220. Details
  • McCullagh, Peter, 'Morris, Bede (1927-1988), Immunologist', in Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 18, 2012, pp. 178-9. Details
  • Praeger, Cheryl E., 'Bernhard Hermann Neumann AC. 15 October 1909 - 21 October 2002', Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society, vol. 56, 2010, pp. 285-316. Details
  • Praeger, Cheryl E., 'Bernhard Hermann Neumann 1909-2002', Historical Records of Australian Science, vol. 21, 2010, pp. 253-82. Details
  • Rogers, George E., 'William Herdman Elliott 1925-2012', Historical Records of Australian Science, vol. 24, 2013, pp. 80-95. Details
  • Willis, J. B., 'Wark, Sir Ian William (1899-1985), Chemist and Scientific Administrator', in Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 18, 2012, pp. 558-9. Details

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