Corporate entry Ian Clunies Ross Memorial Foundation (1959 - )
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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- Alternative Names
- ATSE Clunies Ross Foundation (Now known as)
- Melbourne, Victoria
The Ian Clunies Ross Memorial Foundation was established in 1959, after the death of Sir Ian Clunies Ross, Chairman of the CSIRO from 1949 to 1959. The Foundation's mission is "To advance science, its communication and application to best benefit a developing Australia and the challenges of our global environment".
From their Web site 2001-11-23, "The Ian Clunies Ross Memorial Foundation was established in 1959 to perpetuate the memory of Sir Ian Clunies Ross and to follow his example, by such measures as were judged appropriate from time to time, to further the development of science and technology in Australia's beneficial interest."
The Foundation is now known as the ATSE Clunies Ross Foundation.
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Created: 22 November 2001, Last modified: 4 July 2012
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