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Biographical entry McNeill, John James (1916 - 1980)

17 September 1916
Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
18 June 1980
Chemical physicist


John McNeill was a Principal Research Officer, CSIRO Division of Chemical Physics 1955-1978. Earlier he had been with the Physics Section of the Munitions Supply Laboratory, Maribyrnong 1938-1955.



Education - Bachelor of Science (BSc) completed at the University of Melbourne
Education - Master of Science (MSc) completed at the University of Melbourne
1938 - 1955
Career position - Physicist with the Munitions Supply Laboratory in Maribyrnong, Victoria
1940 - 1941
Education - Educated at Imperial College London (Doctor of Philosophy?)
1945 - 1955
Career position - Head of the physics section at Maribyrnong
1955 - 1978
Career position - Principal Research Officer at the CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation) Division of Chemical Physics
1978 - 1980
Career position - Guest physicist at Monash University, Victoria

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  • John James McNeill - Records, 1938 - 1978; The University of Melbourne Archives. Details

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

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See also

McCarthy, G.J.