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Biographical entry Brown, Roger Frederick Challis (1931 - )

Born
30 June 1931
Occupation
Chemist

Summary

Roger Frederick C. Brown was a grandson of the Reverend George Brown (1835-1917). Brown was part of the Department of Chemistry at Monash University for over thirty years. His areas of specialty included mechanisms of reactions, organic chemical synthesis and organic chemistry NCE.

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Events

1953
Education - Bachelor of Science (BSc) completed at the University of Sydney
1954
Education - Master of Science (MSc) completed at the University of Sydney
1957 - 1961
Career position - Research Fellow at Christ's College at the University of Cambridge, UK
1958
Education - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) completed at the University of Cambridge
1961 - 1968
Career position - Lecturer then Senior Lecturer in in the School of General Studies at the Australian National University, Canberra
1968 - 1992
Career position - Reader in Chemistry at Monash University, Victoria
1982
Education - Doctor of Science (DSc) received from the University of Sydney
1991 - c. 2002
Career position - Professor of Chemistry at Monash University, Victoria
c. 2002 -
Career position - Emeritus Professor at Monash University, Victoria

Archival resources

Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales

  • Roger Frederick Challis Brown - Records, 1955 - 1974; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details

Published resources

Books

  • Brown, Roger F.C., Chemobiography, Royal Australian Chemical Institute, Melbourne, 2001, 137 pp. Details

Journal Articles

  • Eastwood, Frank, 'Roger Brown, a Life in Synthesis and Pyrolysis', Chemistry in Australia, vol. 81, no. 1, 2014, p. 27. Details

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.