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Biographical entry Parker, Alan James (Jim) (1933 - 1982)

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Born
21 December 1933
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Died
30 August 1982
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Occupation
Chemist

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Jim Parker was Professor of Chemistry, Murdoch University, Western Australia 1974-1982. He studied non-aqueous hydrometallurgy, particularly relating to copper extraction, and zinc-bromine batteries.

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Born Perth, 21 December 1933. Died Perth, 30 August 1982. Educated University of Western Australia (BSc (Hons) 1954, PhD 1957). Post-doctoral experience, University of Southern California 1958, University College London 1959-60; Royal Norwegian Research Council Fellow, Bergen 1960-61; ICI Fellowship, London 1961; Senior Lecturer in Organic Chemistry, University of Western Australia 1962-66; Reader 1966-69; Professorial Fellow, Research School of Chemistry, Australian National University 1969-74; foundation professor of chemistry, Murdoch University 1974-82. Rennie Memorial Medal, Royal Australian Chemical Institute 1963; H.G. Smith Medal, Royal Australian Chemical Institute 1970; Fellow, Royal Australian Chemical Institute 1967; Fellow, Australian Academy of Science 1979. President, Western Australian Branch, Royal Australian Chemical Institute 1982.

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McCarthy, G.J.