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Biographical entry Spicer, Brian Milton (1928 - 2004)

Born
7 October 1928
Died
19 September 2004
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Occupation
Physicist

Summary

Brian Milton Spicer was Professor of Physics at the University of Melbourne from 1965 to 1988, having started there as a lecturer in 1956. He was also an advisor to many government education and safety committees and a committed member of the Baptist Union.

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Events

1952
Education - Bachelor of Science (BSc) completed at the University of Melbourne
1956
Education - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) completed at the University of Melbourne
1956 - 1957
Career position - Lecturer in Physics at the University of Melbourne
1957 - 1961
Career position - Senior Lecturer in Physics at the University of Melbourne
1960
Award - David Syme Medal received (Shared) from the University of Melbourne
1961 - 1962
Career position - Reader in Physics at the University of Melbourne
1962 - 1965
Career position - Associate Director of Nuclear Research at the University of Melbourne
1965
Education - Doctor of Science (DSc) received from the University of Melbourne
1965 - 1988
Career position - Personal Chair and Professor of Physics at the University of Melbourne
1972 - 1977
Career position - Head of the School of Physics at the University of Melbourne
1973 - 1987
Career position - Member of the Australian Ionising Radiation Advisory Council
1979 - 1980
Career position - President of the Baptist Union of Victoria
1985 - 1996
Career position - Member of the National Office for Overseas Skills Recognition (Chairman from 1994-96)
1986
Career position - Vice-President of the Council of the Australian Institute of Nuclear Science and Engineering
1987 - 1988
Career position - President of the Council of the Australian Institute of Nuclear Science and Engineering
1989 -
Career position - Emeritus Professor of Physics at the University of Melbourne

Head of Department

Personal Chair

Published resources

Journal Articles

  • Spicer, B. M., 'Physics at the University of Melbourne', Australian Physicist, vol. 17, no. 7, 1980, pp. 113-116. Details

Online Resources

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