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Biographical entry Davies, Duncan Sheppey (1921 - 1987)

Born
20 April 1921
Liverpool, England
Died
25 March 1987
Paris, France
Occupation
Science administrator

Summary

Duncan Sheppey Davies was Manager of ICI UK's Corporate Laboratories and later General Manager of ICI R&D London. He provided support to ICI Australia by assembling a large team of about 40 researchers in the UK to support Australia's team of about 25, working on a new method of synthesising nylon in the early 1960s.

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  • Allen, Geoffrey, 'Davies, Duncan Sheppey (1921 - 1987)', in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography [Electronic Resource], Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2004, http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/printable/40044. Details

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See also

Rosanne Walker