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Biographical entry Manchester, Richard Norman (1942 - )

Born
5 June 1942
Greymouth, New Zealand
Occupation
Physicist
Website
http://www.atnf.csiro.au/people/Dick.Manchester/

Summary

Richard Norman Manchester has been involved in radio pulsar research at CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation) for over twenty-five years. He and his co-workers have discovered many of the pulsars known today. Manchester is currently Leader of the Pulsar - Supernova Remnant Project at CSIRO's Australia Telescope National Facility.

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1960 - 1964
Education - Bachelor of Science (BSc) completed at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand
1963
Career position - Senior Scholar at the University of Canterbury
1965 - 1967
Education - Studies at the University of Newcastle, New South Wales
1967 - 1969
Career position - Member of the American Geophysical Union
1968 -
Career position - Member of the Astronomical Society of Australia
1968 - 1969
Career position - Research Scientist at the Division of Radiophysics at CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation)
1969
Education - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) completed
1969 - 1971
Career position - Research Associate at the US National Radio Astronomy Observatory
1971 - 1973
Career position - Assistant Professor at the University of Massachusetts, USA
1973 -
Career position - Member of the International Astronomical Union
1973 - 1974
Career position - Associate Professor at the University of Massachusetts, USA
1974 - 1976
Career position - Senior Research Scientist at the Division of Radiophysics at CSIRO
1975 - 1981
Career position - Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Massachusetts, USA
1976 - 1980
Career position - Principal Research Scientist at the Division of Radiophysics at CSIRO
1978
Award - Pawsey Medal received from the Australian Academy of Science
1980 - 1987
Career position - Leader of the Astrophysics Group at CSIRO
1981 -
Career position - Senior Principal Research Scientist at the Division of Radiophysics at CSIRO
1981 -
Career position - Honorary Associate at the University of Sydney
1984
Career position - SERC Visiting Fellowship to the University of Manchester, UK
1993
Award - CSIRO Medal received
1995
Award - Walter Burfitt Prize received from the Royal Society of New South Wales

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