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Biographical entry Johns, Stanley R. (1935 - 1986)

8 July 1935
Cessnock, New South Wales, Australia
19 August 1986
Organic chemist


Stanley Johns was a Research Scientist, later Senior Principal Research Scientist, with CSIRO Division of Organic Chemistry 1964-1986. He was one of the early pioneers of nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy in Australia.


Born 8 July 1935, Cessnock, New South Wales. Died 19 August 1986. Educated Universities of New England (BSc (hons) 1956) and Sydney (PhD 1960). Teaching Fellow, University of New South Wales 1957, New South Wales State Cancer Council Scholar, University of Sydney 1958-60, Burroughs Wellcome Fellow, Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, University of Sydney 1961-62, Postdoctoral Fellow, Division of Pure Chemistry, NRC Ottawa 1962-64, Research Scientist, CSIRO Division of Organic Chemistry 1964-78, Senior Principal Research Scientist 1978-86. Liversidge Research Lecture, Royal Society of New South Wales 1980. President, Victorian Branch, Royal Australian Chemical Institute 1979.

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