Rees, A. L. G. (Albert Lloyd George) (1916-1989)

Also known as
Rees, Albert Lloyd George (1916-1989)
Riz, A. (1916-1989)
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Chemist
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Biographies

Albert Lloyd G. Rees was Head of the Chemical Physics Section, CSIR/O, Division of Industrial Chemistry 1944-58 and Chief of the Division of Chemical Physics 1958-78. He initiated research in electron microscopy, electron diffraction, optical spectroscopy, X-ray crystallography, mass spectroscopy, solid-state physics (including studies of luminescence and fluorescence) and theoretical chemistry. He also contributed to the development of the Australian scientific instrument industry.

  • 1936 Education - Bachelor of Science (BSc) completed at the University of Melbourne
  • 1938 Education - Master of Science (MSc) completed at the University of Melbourne
  • 1939 Career position - Lecturer in Organic Chemistry at the University of Western Australia
  • 1940 Career position - Beit Scientific Research Fellow and part-time lecturer in Advanced Inorganic Chemistry at Imperial College of Science and Technology, University of London
  • 1940 - 1944 Career position - Gas Identification Officer for the Cities of Westminster and Wandsworth, UK
  • 1941 Education - Diploma of Imperial College completed at the Imperial College of Science and Technology
  • 1941 Education - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) completed at the Imperial College of Science and Technology
  • 1941 - 1944 Career position - Research Chemist with Philips Electrical Industries, UK
  • 1944 - 1958 Career position - Head of the Chemical Physics Section at the CSIR (Council for Scientific and Industrial Research) / CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation) Division of Industrial Chemistry
  • 1945 Award - Rennie Medal received from the Royal Australian Chemical Institute
  • 1948 - Award - Fellow of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute (FRACI)
  • 1948 Education - Doctor of Science (DSc) received from the University of Melbourne
  • 1951 - Award - Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand Association for the Advancement of Science (FANZAAS)
  • 1951 Award - H.G. Smith Memorial Medal received from the Royal Australian Chemical Institute
  • 1954 - Award - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA)
  • 1954 - 1958 Career position - Assistant Chief of the CSIRO Division of Industrial Chemistry
  • 1956 - 1965 Career position - Chairman of the Australian Academy of Science National Committee for Pure and Applied Chemistry
  • 1957 - 1958 Career position - President of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute, Victorian branch
  • 1958 - 1978 Career position - Chief of the CSIRO Division of Chemical Physics
  • 1961 - 1970 Career position - Chairman of CSIRO Chemical Research Laboratories
  • 1963 Career position - President of the ANZAAS Section B (Chemistry)
  • 1964 - 1968 Career position - Secretary of Physical Sciences at the Australian Academy of Science
  • 1964 - 1973 Career position - Chairman of the Australian Academy of Science International Relations Committee
  • 1967 - 1969 Career position - President of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute
  • 1969 - 1971 Career position - President of the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
  • 1971 Award - Leighton Memorial Medal received from the Royal Australian Chemical Institute
  • 1978 Award - Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE)
  • 1979 - 1980 Career position - Chairman of the Independent External Review of Defence Science and Technology Organisation
  • 1981 - 1989 Career position - Fellow of the Faculty of Science at Monash University in Clayton, Victoria

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Albert Lloyd George ReesCSIROpedia : Albert Lloyd George Rees
    Ward, C.
    [2011]
    Series: http://csiropedia.csiro.au/display/CSIROpedia/Rees%2C+Albert+Lloyd+George
  2. A Guide to the Records of Albert Lloyd George Rees
    Buchanan, Rod; McCarthy, Gavan; Scillio, Mark; O'Sullivan, Lisa
    [1993]
    Published: Australian Science Archives Project
  3. Rees, Albert Lloyd GeorgePhysics in Australia to 1945 R.W. Home, with the assistance of Paula J. Needham : Rees, Albert Lloyd George
    [1995]
    Published: Australian Science Archives Project
    Series: http://www.asap.unimelb.edu.au/bsparcs/physics/P000734p.htm
  4. Albert Lloyd George Rees 1916-1989Historical Records of Australian Science 9 1 31-47 : Albert Lloyd George Rees 1916-1989
    Walsh, A. and Willis, J. B.
    [1992]
  5. Speech by Ditta Bartels at launch of the Guide to the Records of Albert Lloyd George ReesHistory of Australian Science Newsletter 32 : Speech by Ditta Bartels at launch of the Guide to the Records of Albert Lloyd George Rees
    Bartels, Ditta
    [1994]
    Published: Australian Science Archives Project
  6. Albert Lloyd George Rees Guide to Records
    Buchanan, Rod; Gavan McCarthy; Mark Scillio with Lisa O'Sullivan
    [2004]
    Published: Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
    Series: http://www.austehc.unimelb.edu.au/guides/rees/rees.htm
  7. Science in Bondage: the Inaugural Ian William Wark Lecture, 30 November 1987
    Rees, A.L.G.
    [1987]
    Published: Australian Academy of Science
  8. Ian William Wark 1899-1985Historical Records of Australian Science 6 4 533-548 : Ian William Wark 1899-1985
    Rees, A. L. G.
    [1987]
  9. Adolph Basser Library Manuscript Collection
    Smith, Ailie
    [2012]
    Published: eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: http://www.eoas.info/basser_browse.html
  10. A History of Defence Science in Australia
    Wisdom, John
    [1995]
    Published: Defence Science and Technology Organisation
  11. John Stuart AndersonHistorical Records of Australian Science 9 2 : John Stuart Anderson
    Hyde, B. G. and Day, P
    [1992]
  12. John Stuart AndersonHistorical Records of Australian Science 9 2 : John Stuart Anderson
    Hyde, B. G. and Day, P
    [1992]
  13. Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science: Albert Lloyd George Rees - Records (1951 - 1979)
    A large collection of personal records including personal and biographical materials 1935-78; publications; records relating to his work at the CSIR/O 1943-88; records relating to the Australian Academy of Science 1954-88; records relating to science broadcasting and the Australian Broadcasting Commission 1958-79; records relating to the Defence Science and Technology Organisation 1975-85; Royal Australian Chemical Institute 1966-78; Victoria Institute of Colleges 1970-90; Fluoridation Inquiry 1971-80; lectures 1937-78; research materials 1955-64; general correspondence and subject files 1928-88. Records relating to the administration of the Australian Academy of Science, 1962-78 including files relating to the Australian National Commission for Unesco 1973-77 and the Science and Industry Forum 1964-77; records relating to the International Council of Scientific Unions, 1958-77l records relating to the International Union of Crystallography 1958-69; and records relating to the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry, 1951-79.
    MS 109

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  1. Papers
    Rees, A. L. G. (Albert Lloyd George), 1916-1989
    [ Unpublished : 1963-1966 ]
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  2. The First twenty-five years / [editors: Frank Fenner and A.L.G. Rees]
    Australian Academy of Science
    [ Book : 1980-1995 ]
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  3. Chemistry of the defect solid state / A.L.G. Rees
    Rees, A. L. G. (Albert Lloyd George), 1916-1989
    [ Book : 1954 ]
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  4. [Studies in absorption spectra] / [A.L.G. Rees]
    Rees, A. L. G. (Albert Lloyd George), 1916-1989
    [ Thesis : 1948 ]
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  5. Science in bondage : the inaugural Ian William Wark lecture, 30 November 1987
    Rees, A. L. G. (Albert Lloyd George), 1916-1989
    [ Book : 1987-1988 ]
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    Science in bondage : the inaugural Ian William Wark lecture, 30 November 1987
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  6. Report, October 1980 / Independent External Review of the Defence Science and Technology Organisation
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  7. The absorption spectra of pyridine in solvents, bromine in solvents, bromine in foreign gases / A. L. G. Rees
    Rees, A. L. G. (Albert Lloyd George), 1916-1989
    [ Thesis : 1938 ]
    At Uni of Melb Library
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  8. Khimiia kristallov s defektami / A. Riz ; perevod s angliiskogo A.G. Ostroumova ; pod redaktsiei V.P. Zhuze
    Rees, A. L. G. (Albert Lloyd George), 1916-1989
    [ Book : 1956 ]
    Languages: Russian
    At State Library of NSW
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  9. A guide to the records of Albert Lloyd George Rees / prepared by Rod Buchanan, Gavan McCarthy and Mark Scillio with Lisa O'Sullivan
    McCarthy, Gavan, 1956-
    [ Book : 1993 ]
    At Black Mountain
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  10. The Lloyd Rees legacy / Inaugural Lloyd Rees Lecture, 19 September, 1991, by Professor John Cowley, FAA, FRS
    Cowley, J. M. (John Maxwell), 1923-
    [ Book : 1991 ]
    At Black Mountain
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  1. [Biographical cuttings on A. L. G. Rees, Dr., scientist, containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals]
    [ Published : 1900-1990 ]
    At National Library
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  2. Papers
    Rees, A. L. G. (Albert Lloyd George), 1916-1989
    [ Unpublished : 1963-1966 ]
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  3. A guide to the records of Albert Lloyd George Rees / prepared by Rod Buchanan, Gavan McCarthy and Mark Scillio with Lisa O'Sullivan
    Buchanan, Roderick
    [ Book : 1993 ]
    At 2 libraries
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  4. A Tribute to Lloyd Rees / John Farrant ... [et al.]
    Farrant, J
    [ Book : 1989 ]
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