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Biographical entry Newton, John Oswald (1924 - 2016)

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Born
12 February 1924
United Kingdom
Died
2016
Occupation
Physicist

Summary

John Oswald Newton was Emeritus Professor and Visiting Fellow in the Department of Nuclear Physics at the Research School of Physical Sciences and Engineering, Australian National University. His main area of expertise wa in nuclear structure physics and heavy-ion induced fusion and fission.

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1943
Education - Bachelor of Arts (BA) completed at the University of Cambridge, UK
1946
Education - Master of Arts (MA) completed at the University of Cambridge
1952
Education - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) completed at the University of Cambridge
1959 - 1967
Career position - Senior Lecturer in Physics at the University of Manchester
1967
Education - Doctor of Science (DSc) received from the University of Manchester, UK
1967 - 1970
Career position - Reader in Physics at the University of Manchester
1970 - 1990
Career position - Professor of Nuclear Physics at the Australian National University in Canberra
1975 -
Award - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA)
c. 1991 -
Career position - Emeritus Professor and Visiting Fellow in the Department of Nuclear Physics at the Research School of Physical Sciences and Engineering, Australian National University.

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Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science

  • John Oswald Newton - Records, c. 1941 - c. 1992, MS 212; Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science. Details

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

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