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Corporate entry CSIRO Division of Applied Physics (1962 - 1974)

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation

From
1 July 1962
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
To
1 July 1974
Functions
Industrial or scientific research
Location
Sydney, New South Wales

Summary

In 1962, a merger between the Divisions of Electrotechnology and Metrology resulted in the creation of the Division of Applied Physics. Another change occurred in 1974, when the Division was joined by the Division of Physics, forming the National Measurement Laboratory.

Timeline

 1939 - 1945 CSIR Electrotechnology Section
 1939 - 1945 CSIR Metrology Section
       1945 - 1962 CSIRO Division of Electrotechnology
       1945 - 1962 CSIRO Division of Metrology
             1962 - 1974 CSIRO Division of Applied Physics
                   1974 - 1979 CSIRO National Measurement Laboratory
                         1979 - 1996 CSIRO Division of Applied Physics
                               1996 - CSIRO Division of Telecommunications and Industrial Physics

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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

Online Resources

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