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Biographical entry Roberts, John Keith (1897 - 1944)

FRS

Born
16 April 1897
Kew, Victoria, Australia
Died
26 April 1944
Marylebone, England
Occupation
Physicist

Summary

John Keith Roberts was Assistant-Director of Research at the colloid science laboratory, University of Cambridge (1933-1939). Prior to this he had worked at the Cavendish Laboratory at the University and at the National Physical Laboratory where he worked in the heat section, making precise determinations of the thermal properties of metallic crystals.

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1918
Education - Bachelor of Science (BSc) completed at the University of Melbourne
1920
Education - Master of Science (MSc) completed at the University of Melbourne
1922 - 1924
Career position - Physicist at the National Physical Laboratory, UK
1923
Education - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) completed at the University of Cambridge, UK
1928 - 1933
Career position - Physicist in the Cavendish Laboratory at Cambridge University
1933 - c. 1939
Career position - Assistant-Director of Research at the colloid science laboratory, University of Cambridge
c. 1939 - c. 1942
Career position - Scientific Officer with the Royal Navy
1941
Education - Doctor of Science (ScD) received from the University of Cambridge
1942 -
Award - Fellow of the Royal Society (FRS)
1944 -
Award - Fellow of Christ's College, Cambridge

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McCarthy, G.J.