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Biographical entry Moodie, Alexander Forbes (1923 - )

6 August 1923


Alexander Forbes Moodie was Chief Research Scientist at the CSIRO Division of Chemical Physics in Victoria from 1948. He was the first ever recipient (co-winner) of the Ewald Prize from the International Union of Applied Crystallography. The prize was awarded to Moodie because of his "outstanding achievements in electron diffraction and microscopy, especially for their fundamental contributions to the theory and technique of direct imaging of crystal structures and structure defects by high resolution electron microscopy".



1948 -
Career position - Chief Research Scientist at the CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation) Division of Chemical Physics, Victoria
Education - Bachelor of Science (BSc) completed at St Andrews University, Scotland
Award - Ewald Prize received from the International Union of Applied Crystallography

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  • 'Recipients of the First Ewald Prize', Crystallography News, vol. 21, British Crystallographic Association, June 1987. Details
  • Moodie, A. F. and Spence, J. C. H., 'John Maxwell Cowley, 1923-2004', Historical Records of Australian Science, vol. 17, no. 2, 2006, pp. 227-262. Details

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