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Biographical entry Farr, Clinton Coleridge (1866 - 1943)

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Born
22 May 1866
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Died
27 January 1943
Christchurch, New Zealand
Occupation
Electrical engineer and Physicist

Summary

Clinton Coleridge Farr taught physics and electrical engineering in Australia and New Zealand. He bacame professor of Physics at Canterbury University College, Christchurch, New Zealand in 1910.

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1888
Education - Bachelor of Science (BSc) completed at the University of Adelaide
1889
Career position - Teacher at the Angas Engineering School, New South Wales?
1889
Education - Master of Science? (MSc) completed at the University College, London
1891 - 1893
Career position - Teacher at the Angas Engineering School
1891 - 1893
Education - Doctor of Philosophy? (PhD) completed at the University of Sydney
1894
Career position - Lecturer in Electrical Engineering at the University of Adelaide
1895 - 1904
Career position - Tutor in Mathematics and Physics at St Paul's College, University of Sydney
1897 - 1898
Career position - Lecturer in Mathematics and Physics at the Lincoln Agriculture College in Christchurch, New Zealand
1898
Career position - Magnetic survey of northern Australia
1898 - 1904
Career position - Director of the Christchurch Magnetic Observatory
1902
Education - Doctor of Science (DSc) received from the University of Adelaide
1903 - 1910
Career position - Lecturer in Physics and Surveying at Canterbury University College in Christchurch
1910 - 1936
Career position - Professor of Physics at Canterbury University College in Christchurch, New Zealand
1928 -
Career position - Fellow of the Royal Society (FRS)

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Journal Articles

  • Campbell, John, 'Clinton Coleridge Farr, 1866-1943', New Zealand Science Review, vol. 58, no. 2, 2001, pp. 71-74. Details

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.