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Biographical entry Ellis, Graeme Reade Anthony (1921 - 2011)

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Born
20 December 1921
Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
Died
4 February 2011
Occupation
Physicist

Summary

Graeme Reade A. Ellis was Professor of Physics at the University of Tasmania from 1960 until his retirement. He undertook experimental and theoretical studies of geophysical and cosmic phenomena including ionospheric radio wave propagation and extra-terrestrial radio noise.

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1942 - 1945
Career position - Served with the RAAF and RAF
1950 - 1956
Career position - Scientific Officer with the Department of the Interior
1957
Career position - Senior Lecturer at the University of Queensland
1958 - 1960
Career position - Senior Research Officer and Principal Research Officer at the CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation)
1960 - c. 1983
Career position - Professor of Physics at the University of Tasmania
1963
Award - Lyle Medal received from the Australian Academy of Science
1965 -
Award - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA)
c. 1984 -
Career position - Emeritus Professor

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Journal Articles

  • Delborough, Robert and McCulloch, Peter M., 'Graeme Reade Anthony ('Bill') Ellis 1921-2011', Historical Records of Australian Science, vol. 24, 2013, pp. 96-108. Details

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See also

  • George, Martin, Orchiston, Wayne, Slee, Bruce and Wielebinski, Richard, 'The history of early low frequency radio astronomy in Australia, 3: Ellis, Reber and the Cambridge Field Station near Hobart', Journal of Astronomical History and Heritage, vol. 18, no. 2, 2015, pp. 177-89. Details
  • George, Martin, Orchiston, Wayne, Slee, Bruce and Wielebinski, Richard, 'The history of early low frequency radio astronomy in Australia, 2: Tasmania', Journal of Astronomical History and Heritage, vol. 18, no. 1, 2015, pp. 14-22. Details

McCarthy, G.J.