Biographical entry Farrant, John Lascelles (1918 - 2003)
- 7 October 1918
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
- 8 July 2003
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
- Chemical physicist
John Lascelles Farrant was a research officer in the Chemical Physics Section, CSIR/O Division of Industrial Chemistry (later Division of Chemical Physics) 1945-82, and Chief Research Scientist 1982.
Educated University of Western Australia (BSc 1940, MSc 1946). Radium officer, University of Western Australia 1940-41; physicist, Commonwealth X-ray & Radium Laboratory 1941-45; research officer, Chemical Physics Section, CSIR/O Division of Industrial Chemistry (later Division of Chemical Physics) 1945-82, Chief Research Scientist 1982.
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Created: 20 October 1993, Last modified: 15 September 2004
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