Price, Robert, (Sir) (1912-1999)

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Price, James Robert, (Sir) (1912-)
Price, James Robert, (Sir) (1912-1999)
Price, James Robert, FAA (1912-1999)
Price, James Robert (1912-1999)
Price, Jerry (1912-1999)
Price, Robert, (Sir) (1912-)
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(Sir) James Robert (Jerry) Price was Chair of the CSIRO, 1970-77, Chief Executive Officer 1966-70 and Chief of the Division of Organic Chemistry 1961-66.

Born Kadina, South Australia, 25 March 1912. Died Melbourne, 8 March 1999. KBE 1976. Educated University of Adelaide (BSc 1933, MSc 1935, DSc 1954) and Oxford (DPhil ). Head, Chemistry, Section, John Innes Horticultural Institution 1937-39; work on propellants and explosives, Ministry of Supply 1939-45; CSIRO Division of Industrial Chemistry from 1945, Officer-in-charge, Organic Chemistry Section 1960-61, Chief, CSIRO Division of Organic Chemistry 1961-66, member of the Executive, CSIRO 1966-70, Chairman 1970-77. H.G. Smith Memorial Medal, Royal Australian Chemical Institute 1956; Fellow, Australian Academy of Science 1959; Leighton Memorial Medal, Royal Australian Chemical Institute 1969. Chairman of Organizing Committee, XXIInd Congress of the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry and the XIIth International Conference on Coordination Chemistry, Sydney, 1969. President, Victorian Branch, Royal Australian Chemical Institute 1959-60; President, Royal Australian Chemical Institute 1962-64.

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  1. Price, James Robert (Jerry)
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. James Robert Price, 1912-1999
    Collins, David J.; Simpson, Gregory W.; Solomon, David H.; Spurling, Thomas H.
    Published: 2004
    Series: Historical Records of Australian Science, 15, 1, 95-120
  3. The Australian Phytochemical Survey: Historical Aspects of the CSIRO Search for New Drugs in Australian Plants
    Price, J. R.; Lamberton, J. A. and Culvenor, C. C. J.
    Published: 1993
    Series: Historical Records of Australian Science, 9, 4, 335-356
  4. Alexander Thomas Dick 1911-1982
    Price, J. R.
    Published: 1986
    Series: Historical Records of Australian Science, 6, 3, 393-397
  5. Albert Lloyd George Rees 1916-1989
    Walsh, A. and Willis, J. B.
    Published: 1992
    Series: Historical Records of Australian Science, 9, 1, 31-47
  6. Dr Keith Thomas Henry Farrer OBE MA DSc FTSE - Biographical Note
    Series: Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering

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