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Biographical entry Field, Leslie David (1953 - )

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Born
5 February 1953
Occupation
Chemist

Summary

Leslie David Field is Professor of Organic Chemistry at the University of Sydney and, excluding his time there as a student, has worked there for over twenty years. During this time Field has built up an international reputation for his research on novel reagents containing coordinatively unsaturated transition metals and for his extensive work in the field of NMR spectroscopy including novel studies on heteronuclear coherence transfer and multiple quantum NMR.

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1975
Education - Bachelor of Science with Honours (BSc (Hons)) completed at the University of Sydney
1979
Education - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) completed at the University of Sydney
1979 - 1981
Career position - Postdoctoral Research Associate at the University of Southern California, USA
1980 - 1981
Career position - Assistant Professor of Chemistry at the University of Southern California
1981 - 1982
Career position - Research Fellow in the Dyson Perrins Laboratory at the University of Oxford, UK
1983 - 1990
Career position - Lecturer then Senior Lecturer in Organic Chemistry at the University of Sydney
1984
Award - Rennie Medal received from the Royal Australian Chemical Institute (RACI)
1986
Award - David Edgeworth Medal received from the Royal Society of New South Wales
1991
Education - Doctor of Science (DSc) received from the University of Sydney
1991 - 1993
Career position - Reader in Organic Chemistry at the University of Sydney
1993
Award - RACI Organic Chemistry Medal received
1994 -
Career position - Professor of Organic Chemistry at the University of Sydney
1996 -
Award - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA)

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