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Biographical entry Figgis, Brian Norman (1930 - )

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Born
22 March 1930
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Chemist

Summary

Brian Norman Figgis was Professor of Inorganic Chemistry in the Department of Physical and Inorganic Chemistry at the University of Western Australia from 1963. His main area of research involved the use of diffraction methods to study chemical bonding.

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1952
Education - Master of Science (MSc) completed at the University of Sydney
1956
Education - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) completed at the University of New South Wales
1956 - 1957
Career position - Assistant at MSS Recording Co. in Colnbrook, UK
1957 - 1958
Career position - Post-Doctoral Fellow at University College, London
1959 - 1962
Career position - Lecturer in Chemistry at University College
1963 -
Career position - Reader, Professor and Senior Lecturer in the Department of Physical and Inorganic Chemistry at the University of Western Australia
1966
Education - Doctor of Science (DSc) received from the University of Western Australia
1970 - 1983
Career position - Member of the Air Pollution Control Council of Western Australia
1973 - 1975
Career position - Dean of the Faculty of Science at the University of Western Australia
1974 - 1975
Career position - Head of the Department of Physical and Inorganic Chemistry
1974 - 1975
Career position - Chair of the School of Chemistry at the University of Western Australia
1982 - 1983
Career position - Chair of the School of Chemistry at the University of Western Australia
1985 -
Award - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA)
1986
Award - Inorganic Award received from the Royal Australian Chemical Institute
1987
Award - Walter Burfitt Prize received from the Royal Society of New South Wales
1989 - 1990
Career position - Head of the Department of Physical and Inorganic Chemistry

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