Roberts, John Keith (1897-1944)

Also known as
Roberts, J. K. (John Keith) (1897-1944)
Roberts, John Keith, (FRS) (1897-1944)
Field of activity
Physicist
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Biographies

John Keith Roberts (1897-1944), physicist, was born on 16 April 1897 at Kew, Melbourne, elder child of Australian-born parents Henry Charles Roberts, sharebroker, and his wife Winifred Mary, née French....

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John Roberts was Assistant-Director of Research at the colloid science laboratory, University of Cambridge (1933-1939). Prior to this he had worked at the Cavendish Laboratory at the University and at the National Physical Laboratory where he worked in the heat section, making precise determinations of the thermal properties of metallic crystals.

  • Education - Bachelor of Science (BSc) completed at the University of Melbourne
  • Education - Master of Science (MSc) completed at the University of Melbourne
  • Career position - Physicist at the National Physical Laboratory, UK
  • Education - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) completed at the University of Cambridge, UK
  • Career position - Physicist in the Cavendish Laboratory at Cambridge University
  • Career position - Assistant-Director of Research at the colloid science laboratory, University of Cambridge
  • Career position - Scientific Officer with the Royal Navy
  • Education - Doctor of Science (ScD) received from the University of Cambridge
  • Award - Fellow of the Royal Society (FRS)
  • Award - Fellow of Christ's College, Cambridge

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Resources for John Keith Roberts

Selected resources (3)

Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Roberts, John Keith
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Roberts, John Keith (1897-1944), Physicist
    Home, R. W.
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 2002
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 16, 103
  3. Roberts, John Keith
    Published: Australian Science Archives Project, 1995
    Series: Physics in Australia to 1945

Resources by John Keith Roberts (4)

  1. Some problems in adsorption
    Roberts, John Keith, 1897-1944
    [ Book : 1939 ]
    At 4 libraries
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  2. The adsorption of gases on solids : Sequel to J. K. Roberts' Some problems in adsorption, 1939
    Miller, Alexander Renfrew
    [ Book : 1949 ]
    At 3 libraries
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  3. The adsorption of gases on solids
    Miller, A. R. (Alexander Renfrew)
    [ Book : 1949-2013 ]
    At 8 libraries
    The adsorption of gases on solids
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  4. Heat and thermodynamics / by J.K. Roberts
    Roberts, John Keith, 1897-1944
    [ Book : 1933-1966 ]
    Languages: English;Undetermined, [1 other]
    At 21 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 35,965.137)

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