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Biographical entry Shearer, John (1897 - )

Born
2 December 1897
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Occupation
Physicist

Summary

John Shearer lectured at both the Universities of Melbourne and Western Australia. He later became Reader in Physics at the University of Western Australia (1950-1962).

Details

Events

1918
Education - Bachelor of Arts (BA) completed at the University of Western Australia
1920
Education - Bachelor of Science with Honours (BSc (Hons)) completed at the University of Western Australia
1920 - 1924
Career position - Assistant at Watheroo Magnetic Observatory in Western Australia
1926 - 1928
Career position - Lecturer (evening) in Natural Philosophy at the University of Melbourne
1927
Education - Master of Science (MSc) completed at the University of Melbourne
1946 - 1950
Career position - Senior Lecturer in Physics at the University of Western Australia
1946 - 1950
Career position - Lecturer in Physics at the University of Western Australia
1950 - 1962
Career position - Reader in Physics at the University of Western Australia

Published resources

Journal Articles

  • Shearer, J., 'Obituary: Professor A. D. Ross, 1883-1966', Australian Journal of Science, vol. 29, no. 11, 1967, p. 417. Details

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.