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Biographical entry Hannan, Edward James (1921 - 1994)

FAA, FASSA

Born
29 January 1921
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Died
7 January 1994
Occupation
Statistician

Summary

Ted Hannan was Professor of Statistics in the Institute of Advanced Studies, Australian National University from 1971-1986. Prior to this he was a Fellow in Statistics 1954-1958 and Professor of Statistics in the School of General Studies 1959-1971 at the same university.

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1936 - 1941
Career position - Clerk with the Commonwealth Bank of Australia
1941 - 1946
Career position - Service with the Royal Australian Army Corps of the 2nd Australian Imperial Force
1949
Education - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) completed at the Australian National University in Canberra
1949
Education - Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) completed at the University of Melbourne
1949 - 1953
Career position - Statistician at the Commonwealth Reserve Bank
1954 - 1958
Career position - Fellow in Statistics at the Australian National University
1959 - 1970
Career position - Professor of Statistics and Head of the Department of Statistics at the School of General Studies, Australian National University
1970
Award - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA)
1971 - 1986
Career position - Professor of Statistics at the Institute of Advanced Studies, Australian National University
1979
Career position - Lyle Medal received from the Australian Academy of Science
1980
Award - Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia (FASSA)
1982 - 1985
Career position - Head of the Department of Statistics at the Institute of Advanced Studies
1986
Career position - Pitman Medal received from the Statistical Society of Australia

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Archival resources

Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science

  • Edward James Hannan - Records, 1948 - 1994, MS 096; Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science. Details

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Journal Articles

  • Gani, J. M., 'Edward James Hannan, 1921-1994', Historical Records of Australian Science, vol. 10, no. 3, 1994, pp. 265-291. Details
  • Hannan, E. J., 'Obituary: Edmond Alfred Cornish (1909-1973) [includes list of publications]', Australian Journal of Statistics, vol. 15, no. 3, 1973, pp. 218-220. Details

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