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Biographical entry Grigg, Ernest Christopher Milner (1922 - 1984)

Born
1922
Died
29 June 1984
Occupation
Chemist and Science educator

Summary

Ernest Grigg rose from assistant lecturer in chemistry at the University of Queensland in 1946 to senior lecturer, a position he held at the time of his death. He had a particular interest in research in chemical education. Grigg was the first Australian to receive the Blackbourne Medal for outstanding contributions to world-wide chemical education (1975).

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1944
Education - Bachelor of Science (BSc) completed at the University of Queensland
1946
Education - Master of Science (MSc) completed at the University of Queensland
1946 - c. 1962
Career position - Assistant Lecturer in Chemistry at the University of Queensland
1960 - 1974
Career position - Head of the first year chemistry laboratory at the University of Queensland
1962 -
Career position - Senior Lecturer in Chemistry
1966
Education - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) completed at the University of Queensland
1971 - 1974
Career position - Sub-Dean of the Faculty of Science
1972 - 1974
Career position - President of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute, Queensland branch
1974 -
Career position - Dean of the Faculty of Science
1974
Career position - President of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute
1975
Award - Blackbourne Medal received for outstanding contributions to world-wide chemical education

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