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Biographical entry Mander, Lewis Norman (Lew) (1939 - )

FAA, FRS

Born
8 September 1939
Auckland, New Zealand
Occupation
Chemist
Alternative Names
  • Mander, Lew (Also known as)

Summary

Lewis Norman (Lew) Mander is an organic chemist, known for his research, over a 20 year period, into the synthesis and chemistry of the gibberellin class of diterpenes.

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Events

1960
Education - Bachelor of Science (BSc) completed at the University of Auckland, New Zealand
1961
Education - Master of Science (MSc) completed at the University of Auckland
1964 - 1965
Career position - Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Michigan, USA
1965
Education - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) completed at the University of Sydney
1965 - 1966
Career position - Postdoctoral Associate at Caltech in Pasadena, USA
1966 - 1970
Career position - Lecturer in Organic Chemistry at the University of Adelaide
1970 - 1975
Career position - Senior Lecturer in Organic Chemistry at the University of Adelaide
1971 - 1972
Career position - Nuffield Commonwealth Fellow at the University of Cambridge, UK
1975 - 1980
Career position - Senior Fellow at the Research School of Chemistry at the Australian National University, Canberra
1980
Career position - Professor of Chemistry, Research School of Chemistry, Australian National University
1981
Award - H.G. Smith Memorial Medal received from the Royal Australian Chemical Institute
1981 - 1986
Career position - Dean of the Research School of Chemistry at the Australian National University
1983 -
Career position - Member of the Australian Academy of Science
July 1986 - January 1987
Career position - Visiting Scholar at Harvard University, USA (six months)
1990
Award - Flintoff Medal and Prize received from the Royal Society of Chemistry
1991 -
Award - Honorary Fellow of the Royal Society of New Zealand (FRSNZ Hon)
1992 - 1995
Career position - Dean of the Research School of Chemistry at the Australian National University
1994 - 1995
Career position - Eminent Visiting Scientist at RIKEN in Tokyo, Japan

Published resources

Journal Articles

  • Mander, Lewis N. and Bennett, Martin A., 'Rodney Warren Rickards 1934-2007', Historical Records of AustralianScience, vol. 22, 2011, pp. 229-45. Details

Online Resources

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