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Corporate entry CSIR Radiophysics Laboratory (1939 - 1940)

Council for Scientific and Industrial Research

From
1939
To
May 1940
Functions
Industrial or scientific research

Summary

The CSIR Radiophysics Laboratory was established in 1939. It was granted divisional status in May 1940, becoming the Division of Radiophysics.

Timeline

 1939 - 1940 CSIR Radiophysics Laboratory
       1940 - 1996 CSIRO Division of Radiophysics
             1972 - 1983 CSIRO Division of Cloud Physics
             1996 - CSIRO Division of Telecommunications and Industrial Physics

Related People

  • Barnard, Marjorie Faith (1897 - 1987)

    Marjorie Barnard was Librarian-in-charge at the Radiophysics Division of CSIR. She was commissioned to write a history of radar which she completed in 1946.

  • Burgmann, Victor Dudley (1916 - 1991)

    Research Officer at the CSIR Division of Radiophysics (1939 - 1940)

    Date: 1939 - 1940

  • Pawsey, Joseph Lade (1908 - 1962)

    Joseph Pawsey worked for the CSIR Radiophysics Laboratory.

    Date: 1940

  • Pulley, Oliver Owen (1906 - 1966?)

    Oliver Pulley was Principal Research Officer at the Radiophysics Laboratory, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) from 1939 until it became part of the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) in 1940.

    Date: 1939 - 1940

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

Theses

  • Munns, David, 'Establishing Prestige: the Radiophysics Laboratory and the Origin of Radio Astronomy in Australia', M.Phil. thesis, University of Sydney, 1997. Details

Online Resources

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