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Biographical entry Makinson, Richard Elliss Bodenham (1913 - 1979)

5 May 1913
Burwood, New South Wales, Australia
15 January 1979
Wahroonga, New South Wales, Australia


Richard Makinson was Associate Professor of Physics, Macquarie University 1968-1978 was previously Assistant Lecturer, Lecturer and Reader in Physics at the University of Sydney 1939-1968.



1939 - 1968
Career position - Faculty of Physics, The University of Sydney
1968 - 1978
Career position - Associate Professor of Physics, Macquarie University

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Archival resources

University of Sydney, Archives

  • Richard Elliss Bodenham Makinson - Records, 1902 - 1983, P 148; University of Sydney, Archives. Details

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Book Sections

  • Aarons, Eric, 'Makinson, Richard Elliss Bodenham (1913-1979), Physicist and Communist', in John Ritchie (ed.), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 15, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 2000, pp. 290-291. Also available at Details

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McCarthy, G.J.