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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 Christopher M. 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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