Biographical entry Barnes, Eric Stephen (1924 - 2000)
- 16 January 1924
- 16 October 2000
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.
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.
- Wall, G.E., Pitman, Jane and Potts, R.B., 'Eric Stephen Barnes, 1924-2000', Historical Records of Australian Science, vol. 15, no. 1, 2004, pp. 21-45. Also available at http://www.publish.csiro.au/paper/HR03013.htm. Details
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