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Biographical entry Duncanson, William Eric (1907 - 1994)

Born
10 December 1907
Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
Died
19 October 1994
Oxford
Occupation
Physicist

Summary

William Eric Duncanson was Director of the Papua New Guinea Institute of Technology, Lae from 1966-73. Earlier he had worked in Delhi (1960-66) and Ghana (1954-60).

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Events

1929
Education - Bachelor of Science (BSc) completed at the University of Sydney
1930
Education - Master of Science (MSc) completed at the University of Sydney
1933
Education - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) completed at the University of Cambridge, UK
1934 - 1954
Career position - Lecturer, later Reader, in Physics at University College London
1946
Education - Doctor of Science (DSc) received from the University of London
1954 - 1960
Career position - Principal at Kumasi College of Technology in Ghana
1960 - 1966
Career position - Colombo Plan Professor of Physics at the Indian Institute of Technology in Delhi
1966 - 1973
Career position - Director of Papua New Guinea Institute of Technology in Lae
1975
Award - Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)

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McCarthy, G.J.