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Biographical entry Carswell, Douglas John (1929 - 1994)

Born
1929
Died
10 December 1994
Riverside, Tasmania, Australia
Occupation
Chemist

Summary

Douglas Carswell was senior lecturer then associate professor of chemistry at the University of New South Wales 1959-1974. He was co-inventor with Jim Bell of a high school experimental Nuclear Radiation Counter which was patented by the Commonwealth of Australia on 14 January 1965. The counter pioneered school experimentation in the area. Carswell was a President of the President, Science Teachers Association of New South Wales.

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1951
Education - Bachelor of Science (BSc) completed at the University of Sydney
1952
Education - Master of Science (MSc) completed at the University of Sydney
1955
Career position - Science Teacher at North Sydney Boys' High School
1955
Education - Diploma in Education (DipEd) completed at the University of Sydney
1955
Education - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) completed at the University of Sydney
c. 1956 - 1957
Career position - Chemist with the Chemical Processing Group of the Atomic Energy Branch Establishment in Harwell
1957 - 1959
Career position - Chemist with the Australian Atomic Energy Commission in Lucas Heights
1959 - 1970
Career position - Senior Lecturer in Chemistry at the University of New South Wales
1970 -
Career position - Head of Department of Nuclear and Radiation Chemistry at the University of New South Wales
1981
Career position - Nyholm Youth Lecturer at the Royal Australian Chemical Institute
1987
Award - Royal Australian Chemical Institute Chemical Education Division Medal received
1987
Career position - Chairman of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute New South Wales Chemical Education Group

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