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Corporate entry CSIRO Division of Industrial Chemistry (1940 - 1958)

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation

From
1 July 1940
Fisherman's Bend, Victoria, Australia
To
8 Oct 1958
Functions
Industrial or scientific research
Reference No
CA 7689
Legal Status
Agency of the Commonwealth of Australia
Location
Fisherman's Bend, Victoria

Summary

Existing from 1940 to 1958, the Division of Industrial Chemistry later became the Divisions of Physical Chemistry, Mineral Chemistry and Chemical Physics, as well as the Organic Chemistry Section, the Cement Section, and the Chemical Engineering Section.

Timeline

 1940 - 1958 CSIRO Division of Industrial Chemistry
       1958 - 1961 CSIRO Organic Chemistry Section
       1958 - 1966 CSIRO Division of Physical Chemistry
       1958 - 1970 CSIRO Chemical Research Laboratories
       1958 - 1987 CSIRO Division of Chemical Physics
             1961 - 1966 CSIRO Division of Organic Chemistry
             1966 - 1974 CSIRO Division of Applied Chemistry
             1987 - 1997 CSIRO Division of Materials Science and Technology
                   1966 - 1974 CSIRO Division of Applied Chemistry
                   1974 - 1987? CSIRO Division of Chemical Technology
                   1974 - 1988 CSIRO Division of Applied Organic Chemistry
                   1997 - 2002 CSIRO Division of Manufacturing Science and Technology
                         1988 - 1990 CSIRO Division of Forestry and Forest Products (mark I)
                         1988 - 1997 CSIRO Division of Chemicals and Polymers
                               1990 - 1995 CSIRO Division of Forest Products (mark II)
                               1991 - 1995 CSIRO Division of Forestry
                               1997 - 2005 CSIRO Division of Molecular Science
                                     1990 - 1995 CSIRO Division of Forest Products (mark II)
                                     1995 - 2007 CSIRO Division of Forestry and Forest Products (mark II)
                                     1995 - 2007 CSIRO Division of Forestry and Forest Products (mark II)
                                           2004 - 2007 ENSIS
                                                 2007 - 2008 CSIRO Division of Forestry Biosciences
                                                       2008 - CSIRO Division of Plant Industry

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Published resources

Books

  • Historical Directory of Council for Scientific and Industrial Research and Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization, 1926-1976, CSIRO, Canberra, 1978, 101 pp. Details

Journal Articles

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_c.html. Details
  • Hannaford, Peter, 'Walsh, Alan', in New Dictionary of Scientific Biography, Koertge, Noretta, ed., vol. 7 , Charles Scribner's Sons, Detroit , 2008, pp. 228-233 . Details
  • Spurling, Tom, 'Donald (Don) Willis: Distinguished CSIRO Scientist', Chemistry in Australia, vol. 2013, July, 2013, p. 28. 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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