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Biographical entry Allen, James Bernard (1870 - 1912)

Born
19 May 1870
South Australia, Australia
Died
13 March 1912
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Occupation
Physicist and Civil engineer

Summary

James Allen taught mathematics and physics at the University of Adelaide 1898-1901 and at the Perth Technical College 1901-1912. Earlier he had worked as civil engineer in South Australia 1895-1897 and had been a science master at Prince Alfred College, Adelaide 1897.

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Events

1891
Education - Bachelor of Science (BSc) completed at the University of Adelaide
1894
Education - Bachelor of Arts (BA) completed at the University of Sydney
1895 - 1897
Career position - Civil engineer in South Australia
1897
Career position - Science Master at Prince Alfred College in Adelaide
1898 - 1901
Career position - Assistant Lecturer in Mathematics and Physics at the University of Adelaide
1901 - 1912
Career position - Lecturer in Mathematics and Physics at Perth Technical School

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Journal Articles

  • Threlfall, R. and Allen, J. Bernard, 'Experiments on Some Electrical Properties of Purified Sulphur', Report of the Seventh Meeting of the Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science, vol. 7, Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science, Sydney, 1898, pp. 245-258. Details
  • Threlfall, Richard, Brearley, Joseph Henry Drapier and Allen, J.B., 'Researches on the electrical properties of pure substances. No 1. The electrical properties of pure sulphur', Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, vol. 56, Printed by Taylor and Francis, London, 1894, pp. 32-40. Details

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.