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Biographical entry Mills, James Edward (1905 - 1943)

Born
31 May 1905
Roma, Queensland, Australia
Died
11 May 1943
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Chemist

Summary

James Edward Mills joined the chemistry staff at the University of Sydney in 1933 and served there until his unexpected death in 1943. His main interests were in gas analysis and spectroscopy. Mills was Honorary Treasurer of the New South Wales Branch of the Australian Chemical Institute, a President of the Sydney University Chemical Society and of the Sydney University Science Association.

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Events

1926
Education - Bachelor of Science (BSc) completed at the University of Queensland
1928
Education - Master of Science (MSc) completed at the University of Queensland
1929 - 1932
Award - 1851 Exhibition Scholar - Queensland's first
1932
Education - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) completed at University College London
1933 - 1939
Career position - Assistant Lecturer in Chemistry at the University of Sydney
1940 - 1943
Career position - Chemistry Lecturer at the University of Sydney

Published resources

Journal Articles

  • Fawsitt, C. E., 'Obituary: James Edward Mills, 1905-1943', Australian Journal of Science, vol. 5, no. 6, 1943, p. 193. Details

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.