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Biographical entry Kurth, Ernest Carl Edgar (1895 - 1966)

Born
1 November 1895
Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
Died
4 January 1966
Occupation
Chemist

Summary

Ernest Carl E. Kurth was Professor of Chemistry, University of Tasmania from 1941. Earlier he had been Lecturer in Applied Chemistry 1923-37 and Head of the Chemistry Department 1937-41. While working at the University of Tasmania he was also head of the Department of Chemistry at the Hobart Technical College.

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Events

1915
Career position - Chemist at Oroya Links Ltd
1916
Career position - Metallurgy Associate of Western Australian School of Mines
1916
Career position - Robert Falconer Research Scholar
1916?
Education - Diploma completed at the Kalgoorlie School of Mines
1917
Career position - Engineer's Assistant at Sons of Gwalia Ltd
1918 - 1921
Career position - Research Chemist at Electrolytic Zinc Co in Risdon, Tasmania
1923 - 1927
Career position - Lecturer in Applied Chemistry at the University of Tasmania
1928
Education - Bachelor of Science (BSc) completed at the University of Tasmania
1934
Education - Doctor of Science (DSc) received from the University of Tasmania
1937 - 1941
Career position - Head of Chemistry Department at the University of Tasmania
1941 - 1960
Career position - Foundation Professor of Chemistry at the University of Tasmania
1946 - 1948
Career position - Dean of the Faculty of Science at the University of Tasmania

Archival resources

Archives Office of Tasmania

  • Ernest Carl Edgar Kurth - Records, 1930 - 1957, NS 487; Archives Office of Tasmania. Details

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Journal Articles

  • 'Obituary: Ernest Edgar Kurth', Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute, vol. 33, no. 3, 1966, p. 63. Details

Online Resources

See also

McCarthy, G.J.