Biographical entry Bruckshaw, John McGarva (1906 - 1969)
- 22 October 1906
- 25 January 1969
Ashtead, Surrey, England
John McGarva Bruckshaw was reader in geophysics at Imperial College London 1948-54 and professor 1954-69.
Born United Kingdom, 22 October 1906. Died Ashtead, Surrey, United Kingdom, 25 January 1969. Educated University of Manchester (BSc 1927, MSc 1928) and Imperial College London (PhD 1934). Physicist, Imperial Geophysical Experimental Survey 1928-30; scientific officer, Fuel Research Station, United Kingdom 1935-37; lecturer in physics, Imperial College London 1937-48, reader in geophysics 1948-54, professor 1954-69.
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- 'Bruckshaw, J McG (1906-1969)', Trove, National Library of Australia, 2009, http://nla.gov.au/nla.party-1172377. Details
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