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Biographical entry Boardman, Norman Keith (Keith) (1926 - )

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Born
16 August 1926
Geelong, Victoria, Australia
Occupation
Biochemist and Science administrator

Summary

Norman Keith (Keith) Boardman was Chief Executive of CSIRO 1987-90, having been a member of the CSIRO Executive from 1977.

Details

Born Geelong, 16 August 1926. AO 1993. Educated University of Melbourne (MSc) and Cambridge (PhD, ScD). Research officer, Wool Research Section, CSIRO 1949-51; Dafydd Lewis (Melbourne) Scholarship Melbourne 1951-53; ICI Fellow, Cambridge 1953-55; Research Scientist to Chief Research Scientist, Division of Plant Industry, CSIRO 1956-68; Chief Research Scientist 1968-77; member of Executive 1977-85, Chairman 1985-86, Chief Executive 1986-90; Honorary Fellow, CSIRO Division of Forestry 1990- . David Syme Research Prize, University of Melbourne 1967; Lemberg Lecturer, Australian Biochemical Society 1969; Fellow, Australian Academy of Science 1972, Masson Lecturer, University of Melbourne 1974; Fellow, Royal Society 1978, Fellow, Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering 1986. President, Australian Biochemical Society 1976-78.

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Archival resources

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) Corporate Records and Archives Strategies

  • Norman Keith Boardman - Records; Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) Corporate Records and Archives Strategies. Details

Published resources

Book Sections

  • Boardman, N. Keith, 'Pennefather, Reginald Richard (1905-1957), Agricultural Scientist', in John Ritchie (ed.), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 15, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 2000, pp. 588-589. Also available at http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A150687b.htm. Details

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.