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Corporate entry CSIRO Division of Textile Physics (1958 - 1988)

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation

From
1958
Ryde, New South Wales, Australia
To
1988
Functions
Industrial or scientific research and Materials or Textiles Industries
Reference No
CA 4368
Legal Status
Agency of the Commonwealth of Australia
Location
Ryde, New South Wales

Summary

In 1958 the three laboratories of the CSIRO Wool Textile Research Laboratories became separate Divisions. The Division of Textile Physics was established and carried out research into the physical properties of wool fibres.

Timeline

 1949 - 1958 CSIRO Physics and Engineering Unit
       1958 - 1988 CSIRO Division of Textile Physics
             c. 1980 - c. 1988 CSIRO Physical Technology Unit
             1988 - 1999 CSIRO Division of Wool Technology
                   1988 - 1990 CSIRO Division of Coal Technology
                   1999 - CSIRO Division of Textile and Fibre Technology
                         1990 - c. 1995 CSIRO Division of Coal and Energy Technology
                               c. 1995 - CSIRO Energy Technology

Related People

  • Burgmann, Victor Dudley (1916 - 1991)

    Chief of the Division of Textile Physics, Wool Research Laboratories, CSIRO

    Date: 1958 - 1969

  • Downes, John Godkin (1917 - 1984)

    Research Scientist in the Division of Textile Physics at CSIRO (1951 - 1968) Chief Scientist at the CSIRO Division of Textile Physics (1969 - 1975)

    Date: 1951 - 1975

  • Makinson, Kathleen Rachel (1917 - 2014)

    CSIRO Division of Textile Physics (1957 - 1961) CSIRO Division of Textile Physics (1964 - 1982) Senior Principal Research Scientist at the CSIRO Division of Textile Physics (1971 - 1977) Chief Research Scientist at the CSIRO Division of Textile Physics (1977 - 1982) Assistant Chief of the Division of Textile Physics at CSIRO (1979 - 1982)

    Date: 1957 - 1982

  • Mason, Peter (1922 - 1987)

    In 1962 Peter Mason commenced a Post-Doctoral Fellowship at the Division of Textile Physics, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)

    Date: 1962 - c. 1965

  • Richardson, Alan McDonald (1913 - 1985)

    Worked in Division of Textile Physics, CSIRO

    Date: 1963 - 1973

  • Whiteley, Kenneth James (1934 - )

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

Online Resources

See also

Ailie Smith