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Biographical entry Hush, Noel Sydney (1924 - )

AO, FRS, FRACI, FAA

Born
15 December 1924
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Chemist

Summary

Noel Sydney Hush is Emeritus Professor of the School of Molecular and Microbial Biosciences at the University of Sydney. He has been at the University for over thirty years and was its founder of the Theoretical Chemistry discipline. Before arriving at the University of Sydney, Hush worked in England at the universities of Manchester and Bristol. He has also held numerous prestigious visiting scientist posts at universities in Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States of America. Noel Hush is author of well over two hundred publications and is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science, Royal Australian Chemical Institute and the Royal Society (UK). He was appointed a Commander Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) for his services in 1993.

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Events

1946 - 1949
Career position - Research Fellow in Chemistry at the University of Sydney
1950 - 1954
Career position - Lecturer in Physical Chemistry at the University of Manchester, UK
1955 - 1971
Career position - Lecturer and Reader in Chemistry at the University of Bristol, UK
1956
Career position - Consultant to the UK Ministry of Supply
1965
Career position - Visiting Professor at Florida State University, USA
1971 - 1989
Career position - Professor of Chemistry at the University of Sydney
1972 - 1974
Career position - Head of the Chemical School at the University of Sydney
1975 -
Career position - Research Collaborator at the Brookhaven National Laboratory in the USA
1977 -
Award - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA)
1981
Career position - Visiting Professor at the University of Cambridge, UK
1984 - 1989
Career position - Member of the National Committee for Chemistry
1984 - 1989
Career position - Member of the Australian Research Grants Committee
1989 -
Career position - Foundation Professor Emeritus of Theoretical Chemistry at the University of Sydney
1990
Award - Centenary Medal received from the Royal Society of Chemistry (UK)
1993
Award - Officer of the Order of Australia (AO)
1994
Award - Flinders Medal received from the Australian Academy of Science

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Archival resources

Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science

  • Noel Sydney Hush - Records, 1967 - 1991, MS 229; Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science. Details

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

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