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Biographical entry Nimmo, Robert Rutherford (1902 - 1982)

Born
17 October 1902
Dunedin, New Zealand
Died
19 July 1982
Dunedin, New Zealand
Occupation
Physicist

Summary

Robert Rutherford Nimmo worked as a physicist and lecturer in Australia, New Zealand and the United States of America. During his career he (co-) authored at least five scientific articles.

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Events

1925
Education - Master of Science (MSc) completed at Otago University College, New Zealand
1926 - 1929
Career position - 1851 Exhibition Scholar
1929
Education - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) completed at the University of Cambridge, UK
1929 - 1939
Career position - Lecturer in Physics at the University of Western Australia
1939 - 1943
Career position - Research Fellow at the University of Birmingham, UK
1943 - 1945
Career position - Worked at Manhattan Project in the United States of America
1943 - 1948
Career position - Lecturer in Physics at the University of Birmingham
1948 - 1968
Career position - Professor of Physics at the University of Otago in New Zealand

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Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.