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Biographical entry Chappell, Bruce William (1936 - 2012)

FAA, FAGS, FMSA

Born
20 November 1936
Armidale, New South Wales, Australia
Died
22 April 2012
Occupation
Geologist and Geochemist

Summary

Bruce Chappell was Adjunct Professor in the Department of Earth and Planetary Science at Macquarie University in Sydney. His research speciality was the evolution of granites and their role in the fractionation of the Earth's crust.

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1959
Education - Bachelor of Science with Honours (BSc (Hons)) completed at the University of New England, New South Wales
1959 - 1960
Career position - Demonstrator in Geology at the University of New England
1960 - 1968
Career position - Lecturer in Geology at the Australian National University in Canberra
1961
Education - Master of Science (MSc) completed at the University of New England
1967
Education - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) completed at the Australian National University
1968 - 1976
Career position - Senior Lecturer in Geology at the Australian National University
1974 - 1975
Career position - Visiting Scientist in the Department of Mineralogy and Petrology at the University of Cambridge, UK
1977 - 1992
Career position - Reader in Geology at the Australian National University
1983 -
Award - Fellow of the Mineralogical Society of America (FMSA)
1988
Award - Stillwell Award received from the Geological Society of Australia (co-recipient)
1990
Education - Doctor of Science (DSc) received from the Australian National University
1992 - 2001
Career position - Professor of Geology at the Australian National University
1994 -
Award - Fellow of the American Geological Society (FAGS)
1998 -
Award - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA)
2001 -
Career position - Adjunct Professor in the Department of Earth and Planetary Science at Macquarie University in Sydney

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See also

  • Rickard, Mike, comp., Geology at ANU (1959-2009) : 50 Years of History and Reminiscences, ANU E Press, Acton, A.C.T., 2010, 276 pp. Details

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