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Biographical entry Barnes, Eric Stephen (1924 - 2000)

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Born
16 January 1924
Cardiff, Wales
Died
16 October 2000
Occupation
Mathematician

Summary

Eric Barnes was Secretary (Physical Sciences) Australian Academy of Science 1972-1976; Elder Professor of Mathematics, University of Adelaide 1959-1974; Deputy Vice-chancellor University of Adelaide 1975-1980; Professor of Pure Mathematics University of Adelaide 1981-1983.

Details

Born Cardiff, Wales, 16 January 1924. Died 16 October 2000. Educated Universities of Sydney and Cambridge. Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge 1950-54; assistant lecturer, Cambridge 1951-53; reader in pure mathematics, University of Sydney 1953-58; Elder Professor of Mathematics, University of Adelaide 1959-74; deputy Vice-Chancellor 1975-80; professor of pure mathematics 1981-83. Fellow, Australian Academy of Science 1954.

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  • Australian Academy of Science (1954 - )

    Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA), Secretary 1972 - 1976.

    Date: 1954

  • The University of Adelaide (1874 - )

    Eric Barnes worked in a number of roles at the University of Adelaide including Elder Professor of Mathematics from 1959 - 1974, Deputy-Vice Chancellor from 1975 - 1980 and Professor of Pure Mathematics from 1981 to 1983.

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McCarthy, G.J.