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Biographical entry Ellyett, Clifton Darfield

Christchurch, New Zealand


Clifton Ellyett was Professor of Physics, University of Newcastle, 1964-1980 and Dean of Science 1965-1968 and 1977-1978.


Born Christchurch, New Zealand. Educated Universities of Canterbury (New Zealand) (MSc) and Manchester (PhD). Assistant Lecturer to Reader, University of Canterbury 1938-64; Professor of Physics, University of Newcastle (New South Wales) 1964-80, Emeritus and Honorary Professor from 1980, Dean of Science 1965-68, 1977-78, Deputy Chairman of Senate 1973-74; Managing Director, Energy Consultants Australia Pty Ltd. E.R. Cooper Memorial Award; Michaelis Memorial Prize.

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  • The University of Newcastle (1965 - )

    Clifton Ellyett held multiple roles at the University of Newcastle between 1964 and 1980. These included Professor of Physics (1964 - 1980), Emeritus and Honorary Professor (1980s) and two terms as Dean of Science between 1965 to 1968 and again in 1977 to 1978.

    Date: 1964 - c. 1980

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McCarthy, G.J.