Adams, Bronwyn Jane (1950-1999)

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Chemical engineer
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Bronwyn Adams graduated from Monash University in 1971 as the first female chemical engineer in Victoria. She was the first female to be employed as an engineer by the Altona Petrochemical Company (APC), where she worked for 18 years. In 1991 she began working at the University of Melbourne, firstly as executive manager in the School of Chemistry and later as general manager of the Faculty of Education. Adams maintained a close relationship with the University of Melbourne after leaving in 1996 and working as an independent consultant.

  • Education - Bachelor of Engineering (BE) completed at Monash University in Victoria
  • Career position - Technical Manager at Altona Petrochemical Company (APC)
  • Career position - Human Resources Manageer at APC
  • Career position - Process Manageer for APC
  • Career position - Executive Manager of the School of Chemistry at the University of Melbourne
  • Career position - General Manager of the Faculty of Education at the University of Melbourne
  • Career position - Private Consultant

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  1. Adams, Bronwyn Jane
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Obituary: Bronwyn Jane Adams, Chemical Engineer
    Dow, Kwong Lee, Santo, Richard and Coffey, Susan
    Published: 1999
    Series: The Age
  3. Where are the Women in Australian Science?
    McCarthy, Gavan; Morgan, Helen; Smith, Ailie; van den Bosch, Alan
    Published: Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, 2003

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