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Biographical entry Horadam, Eleanor Mollie (1921 - 2002)

Born
29 June 1921
Dewsbury, Yorkshire, England
Died
5 May 2002
Australia
Occupation
Mathematician

Summary

Mollie Horadam gained a degree in mathematics from the University of Cambridge. During World War II she worked at the Rolls-Royce factory, mathematically modelling the stress in aircraft engines, while undertaking an engineering from the University of London at night. In 1949 she migrated to Australia and took up the position of lecturer of physics at the New England University College (later the University of New England). She continued to work at the University of New England until her retirement in 1983.

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Events

1949
Life event - Settled in Australia
1949 - 1965
Career position - Lecturer in Physics at the New England University College (later the University of New England), New South Wales
1965 - 1983
Career position - Senior Lecturer at the University of New England, New South Wales
1983
Life event - Retired
1995
Career position - Fellow of the University of New England

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Newspaper Articles

  • Horadam, Kathy, 'Obituary: Eleanor Mollie Horadam, Mathematician, Feminist and Academic', The Age, 16 August 2002. Details

Online Resources

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