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Biographical entry Bottomley, Robert Alwyn (1912 - 2004)

Born
26 March 1912
Died
2 September 2004
Port Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Chemist and Food scientist

Summary

Robert Alwyn Bottomley was Vice-President of Research for Mauri Bros. & Thomson Ltd. Sydney 1954-69 and then Assistant General Manager 1970-73. He was earlier Assistant Professor of Agricultural Biochemistry at the University of Minnesota 1947-48. Bottomley was educated at the Royal Melbourne Technical College (Dip Civil Eng), University of Melbourne (MSc) and University of Minnesota, USA (PhD). He was a foundation member of the Australian Industrial Research Group.

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Events

1943
Award - Grimwade Prize received
1947 - 1948
Career position - Research Fellow at the University of Minnesota, USA
1949
Career position - Assistant Professor of Agricultural Biochemistry at the University of Minnesota
1954 - 1969
Career position - Vice-President, Research of Muari Brothers and Thomson Ltd in Sydney
1958
Award - Institute of Food Technologists of Australia Award received
1970 - 1973
Career position - Assistant General Manager of Muari Brothers and Thomson Ltd

Archival resources

Goodman Fielder Wattie

  • Robert Alwyn Bottomley - Records, 1912 - 1980; Goodman Fielder Wattie. Details

Published resources

Books

  • Jones, Lewis W., Where Have all the Flour Mills Gone? A History of W.S. Kimpton and Sons - Flour Millers, The Flourmillers' Council of Victoria, Melbourne, 1984, 221 pp. Details

Newspaper Articles

  • Bottomley, David T, 'Adding nutrition to a variety of food his forte', The Age (Melbourne), Robert Bottomley obituary, 24 March 2005, p. 9. Details

Online Resources

See also

McCarthy, G.J.