Biographical entry Burdon, Roy Stanley (1893 - 1966)
- 5 April 1893
Adelaide?, South Australia, Australia
- 12 April 1966
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.
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.
Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions
- Sir Mark Oliphant, a Bright Sparcs Exhibition, Australian Science Archives Project, 1997, http://www.asap.unimelb.edu.au/bsparcs/exhib/oliphant/oliphant.htm. Details
- 'Burdon, Roy Stanley', in Physics in Australia to 1945, R.W. Home, with the assistance of Paula J. Needham, Australian Science Archives Project, June 1995, http://www.asap.unimelb.edu.au/bsparcs/physics/P001615p.htm. Details
- 'Burdon, Roy Stanley (1893-1966)', Trove, National Library of Australia, 2009, http://nla.gov.au/nla.party-1475004. Details
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