Hunter, Robert John, (AM, FAA, FRACI) (1933-)

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Hunter, Robert J. (Robert John) (1933-)
Hunter, Robert John (1933-)
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Physical chemist
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Bob Hunter is Honorary Associate Professor at the School of Chemistry, University of Sydney where he has been a staff member since 1964. Prior to this he spent close to ten years at various Divisions of CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation). His research currently covers the areas of colloid and electrochemistry, rheology and electrokinetics. Apart from his academic and professional pursuits, Hunter is a strong advocate of employing good ethics in science and research and has been a long term member and President of the group Scientists for Global Responsibility.

  • Career position - Master of Maths and Science at Wolaroi College for Boys in Orange, New South Wales
  • Education - Bachelor of Science (BSc) completed at New England University College
  • Career position - Technical Officer then Experimental Officer Chemist at CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation) Division of Plant Industry
  • Education - Postdoctoral student at the Physical Chemistry Department of the University of Sydney
  • Career position - Experimental Officer then Research Officer at CSIRO Division of Soils
  • Education - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) completed at the University of Sydney
  • Career position - Secretary of the Australian Society of Soil Science - Federal
  • Career position - Lecturer then Senior Lecturer in Physical Chemistry at the University of Sydney
  • Career position - President of the Australian Society of Soil Science, New South Wales branch
  • Career position - Sub-Dean of the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney
  • Career position - Chair of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute's Electrochemistry Division
  • Career position - Visiting Professor at James Cook University of North Queensland
  • Career position - Associate Professor in Physical Chemistry at the University of Sydney
  • Award - Fellow of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute (FRACI)
  • Career position - Pro-Dean of the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney
  • Career position - Vice-Chairman of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute (RACI) Division of Colloid and Surface Chemistry
  • Career position - Chairman of the RACI Division of Colloid and Surface Chemistry
  • Career position - National Executive member of SANA/Scientists for Global Responsibility (SGR)
  • Career position - Visiting Professor at the University of Canterbury in Christchurch New Zealand
  • Career position - Vice-President of Scientists Against Nuclear Arms (SANA)
  • Award - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA)
  • Career position - National President of SANA
  • Career position - Head of the School of Chemistry at the University of Sydney
  • Career position - President of the RACI Division of Colloid and Surface Chemistry
  • Career position - Chair of the Board of Directors of Colloidal Dynamics Pty. Ltd. in Sydney
  • Career position - National President of SANA (now known as Scientists for Global Responsibility SGR)
  • Career position - Honorary Research Associate and Associate Professor of Chemistry at the University of Sydney
  • Career position - Consulting Chemist (part time) at Colloidal Dynamics Pty Ltd.
  • Career position - Technical Consultant to Matec Applied Sciences in Massachusetts, USA
  • Career position - President of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute Division of Colloid Science
  • Career position - Technical Consultant at Colloidal Dynamics Pty Ltd., ATP
  • Career position - National President of SGR (formerly SANA)
  • Career position - Technical Consultant (part time) at Colloidal Dynamics Pty Ltd., ATP
  • Award - Member of the Order of Australia (AM)

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Hunter, Robert John
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Albert Ernest Alexander (1914-1970): Obituary
    Hunter, R. J.
    Published: 1970
    Series: Search, 1, 3, 91

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