Biographical entry Browne, Elaine Joy (1931 - 1993)
- 6 August 1993
- Organic chemist
Elaine Joy Browne was demonstrator, senior tutor and lecturer in chemistry at the University of Tasmania 1958-92. 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.
Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions
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