Browse Entries

Use Trove to find more resources by/about this Biographical entry

  • Trove


  • Where are the Women in Australian Science?

Biographical entry Browne, Elaine Joy (1931 - 1993)

South Africa?
6 August 1993
Organic chemist


Elaine Browne was demonstrator, senior tutor and lecturer in chemistry at the University of Tasmania 1958-1992. She made major research contributions in the field of heterocyclic chemistry.


Educated Universities of Cape Town (BSc 1950, MSc 1953) and University of Tasmania (PhD). Scientific Officer, CSIR, Pretoria, 2years Research Fellow, Pharmacology Department, St Mary's Hospital Medical School, London, chemical pathology work in south Africa, ICIANZ Research Fellowship and demonstrator in chemistry, University of Tasmania 1958-62, senior tutor 1962-91, lecturer 1991-92, honorary research associate from 1992. Commemorated by a third year organic chemistry prize, Department of Chemistry, University of Tasmania.

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Online Resources

Rosanne Walker