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Biographical entry Bailey, Victor Albert (1895 - 1964)

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Born
18 December 1895
Alexandria, Egypt
Died
7 December 1964
Geneva, Switzerland
Occupation
Physicist

Summary

Victor Albert Bailey was employed as a demonstrator in Electrical Laboratory Oxford and occasional lecturer, Queen's College. In 1924 he was appointed as Associate Professor of Physics at the University of Sydney. Bailey was subsequently promoted to Professor of Experimental Physics 1936-1952 and Research Professor 1953-1960.

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1919
Education - Bachelor of Arts in Physics (BA) completed at Queen's College, Oxford, UK
1923
Education - Doctor of Philosophy (Dphil) completed at Queen's College, Oxford
1924 - 1936
Career position - Associate Professor of Physics at the University of Sydney
1936 - 1952
Career position - Research Professor of Experimental Physics at the University of Sydney?
1953 - 1960
Career position - Research Professor of Physics at the University of Sydney?
1955 -
Career position - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA)
1955
Award - Walter Burfitt Prize and A D Olle Award received from Royal Society of New South Wales
1961
Career position - Emeritus Professor at the University of Sydney?

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Archival resources

Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science

  • Victor Albert Bailey - Records, 1936 - 1951, MS 032; Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science. Details

University of Sydney, Archives

  • Victor Albert Bailey - Records, 1921 - 1965, P 66; University of Sydney, Archives. Details

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

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Journal Articles

  • 'Obituary: Professor V.A. Bailey', Australian Physicist, vol. 2, no. 4, 1965, p. 66. Details
  • Hopper, John L., 'Opportunities and Handicaps of Antipodean Scientists: H.J. Nicholson and V.A. Bailey on the Balance of Animal Populations', Historical Records of Australian Science, vol. 7, no. 2, 1988, pp. 179-188. Also available at http://www.publish.csiro.au/paper/HR9880720179.htm. Details

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See also

McCarthy, G.J.