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Biographical entry Newnham, Ivan Edgar (1919 - 1986)

Born
6 November 1919
Victoria, Australia
Died
4 September 1986
Occupation
Mineral chemist

Summary

Ivan Edgar Newnham was Director of the CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation) Institute of Earth Resources from 1979. He was previously Chief of CSIRO's Division of Mineral Chemistry (1961-1970) and Director of the Mineral Research Laboratories (1971-1978). During his thirty-seven year tenure with CSIRO he made numerous significant contributions, including the introduction of research planning for commercialisation.

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Events

1947 - 1961
Career position - Research Scientist at CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation)
1961 - 1970
Career position - Chief of the CSIRO Division of Mineral Chemistry
1971 - 1978
Career position - Director of CSIRO Mineral Research Laboratories
1979 - 1983
Career position - Director of CSIRO Institute of Earth Resources
1983
Career position - Retired as Director due to ill health
1983 - 1984
Career position - Senior Scientist (not official title) at CSIRO Institute of Earth Resources

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Archival resources

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

  • Ivan Edgar Newnham - Records, 1938 - 1983, Series 1115 - 1121; Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) Corporate Records and Archives Strategies. Details

Published resources

Newspaper Articles

  • North, Jenifer, 'Vale Ivan Newnham', CoResearch, CSIRO's staff newspaper, no. 297, November 1986. Details

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See also

McCarthy, G.J.