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Biographical entry Burdon, Roy Stanley (1893 - 1966)

Born
5 April 1893
Adelaide?, South Australia, Australia
Died
12 April 1966
Occupation
Physicist

Summary

Roy Stanley Burdon taught physics at the University of Adelaide 1922-58, being a reader in physics from 1950. One of his students was Mark Oliphant.

Details

Born 5 April 1893. Died Adelaide, 12 April 1966. Educated University of Adelaide (BSc 1916, DSc 1935). Lecturer in physic, University of Melbourne 1917-19; acting professor of physics, University of Adelaide 1919; lecturer in physics, University of Tasmania 1920-21; lecturer in physics, University of Adelaide 1922-47, senior lecturer 1947-49, reader 1950-58.

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.