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Biographical entry Woodall, Roy (1930 - )

AO, FAA, FTSE

Born
3 November 1930
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Occupation
Geologist

Summary

Roy Woodall has spent his entire working life with Western Mining Corporation, where he has been Director since 1978. He is interested in geology, mineral exploration and earth science research.

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1952 -
Career position - Foundation Member, Geological Society of Australia
1953
Education - BSc (hons), University of Western Australia
1953 - 1961
Career position - Geologist, Western Mining Corporation
1957
Education - MSc, University of California, Berkeley, California, U.S.A.
1962 - 1967
Career position - Assistant Chief Geologist, Western Mining Corporation
1967 - 1968
Career position - Chief Geologist, Western Mining Corporation
1968 - 1978
Career position - Exploration Manager, Western Mining Corporation
1977 - 1987
Award - Fellow, Australian Academy of Technological Sciences
1978 - 1996
Career position - Director, Western Mining Corporation
1981
Award - Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) for service to the mining industry
1983
Award - William Smith Medal, Geological Society of Australia
1984
Award - Mawson Medal, Australian Academy of Science
1985
Award - Institute Medal, Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy
1985
Award - Mueller Medal, Australian and New Zealand Association for the Advancement of Science
1986
Award - Silver Medal, Society of Economic Geologists
1987 -
Award - Fellow, Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering
1988 -
Award - Fellow, Australian Academy of Science
1988
Award - William Lawrence Saunders Gold Medal, American Institute of Mining Engineers
1993
Award - Clunies Ross National Science and Technology Award
1993
Award - Haddon Forrester King Medal, Australian Academy of Science
1995 -
Career position - Consultant, Earthsearch Consulting Pty Ltd
1995 - 2002
Career position - Member, South Australian National Parks and Wildlife Council
1996
Award - Ian Wark Medal and Lecture, Australian Academy of Science
1996 - 2001
Career position - Director, WMC Resources Ltd
2001
Award - Centenary Medal for service to Australian society and science
2001 - 2004
Career position - Director, Gympie Gold Ltd
2001 - 2007
Career position - Director, Bendigo Mining Ltd

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Journal Articles

  • Woodall, R., 'Limited Vision: a Personal Experience of Mining Geology and Scientific Mineral Exploration', Australian Journal of Earth Science, 32 (1985), 231-237. Details

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