Hales, Anton (1911-2006)

Also known as
Hales, Anton
Hales, Anton Linder, (FAA, FRAS) (1911-2006)
Hales, Anton Linder (1911-2006)
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Geophysicist
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Anton Hales was Foundation Director (1973) then Emeritus Professor (1978) of the Research School of Earth Sciences at the Australian National University. He officially retired from the School at the age of eighty-nine and has had a lecture room and the A L Hales Honours Year Scholarships in Geophysics and Geochemistry named in his honour. Prior to this Hales was Director of the Bernard Price Institute of Geophysical Research in South Africa and of the Geoscience Division of the University of Texas, USA. Throughout his career he was involved in many aspects of earth sciences research, including geophysics. Hales was elected as Fellow of the Royal Society of South Africa, the Royal Astronomical Society, the American Geophysical Union, and of the Australian Academy of Science.

  • Education - Bachelor of Science (BSc) completed at the University of Cape Town, South Africa
  • Education - Master of Science (MSc) completed at the University of Cape Town, South Africa
  • Career position - Junior Lecturer of Applied Mathematics at the University of Witwatersrand in South Africa
  • Education - Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Mathematics completed at St John's College, University of Cambridge, UK
  • Career position - Junior Lecturer, then Lecturer and Senior Lecturer in Mathematics at the University of Witwatersrand, South Africa
  • Education - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) completed at the University of Cape Town, South Africa
  • Career position - Senior Research Officer at the Bernard Price Institute of Geophysical Research, University of Witwatersrand, South Africa
  • Career position - Professor of Applied Mathematics and Head of the Department of Mathematics at the University of Cape Town, South Africa
  • Career position - Master of Arts (MA) completed at the University of Cambridge, UK
  • Career position - Director of the Bernard Price Institute of Geophysical Research and Carnegie-Price Professor of Geophysics
  • Career position - Director of the Geoscience Division of the University of Texas, USA
  • Career position - Acting Vice-President for Academic Affairs at the University of Texas, USA
  • Career position - Foundation Director of the Research School of Earth Sciences at the Australian National University, Canberra
  • Award - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA)
  • Career position - Emeritus Professor and Visiting Fellow at the Research School of Earth Sciences at the Australian National University, Canberra
  • Award - Centenary Medal received from the Australian Government

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  1. Hales, Anton Linder
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Interview with Professor Anton Hales
    Lambeck, Kurt
    Published: Australian Academy of Science, 2002
    Series: Interviews with Australian scientists
  3. Keith Edward Bullen 1906-1976
    Hales, A. L.
    Published: 1979
    Series: Records of the Australian Academy of Science, 4, 2, 42-64

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