Burhop, E. H. S. (Eric Henry Stoneley) (1911-1980)

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Burhop, Eric Henry Stoneley, (FRS) (1911-1980)
Burhop, Eric Henry Stoneley (1911-1980)
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Physicist; Mathematician
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Biographies

Eric Henry Stoneley Burhop (1911-1980), physicist, was born on 31 January 1911 in Hobart, third child of Henry Augustus Burhop and his wife Bertha, née Head, both Salvation Army officers. His parents'...

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Eric Burhop taught mathematics and physics from 1945 at University College, London and was Professor of Physics 1960-1978. He worked on the Manhattan Project, USA 1945-1950, won the Lenin Peace Prize 1972 and was President, World Federation of Scientific Workers 1971-1980.

Born Hobart, 31 January 1911. Died London, 22 January 1980. Educated Universities of Melbourne (BSc 1931, BA 1932, MSc 1933) and Cambridge (PhD 1938). 1851 Exhibition scholar 1933-35; lecturer in natural philosophy, University of Melbourne 1936-42; officer-in-charge, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research Radio Research Laboratory 1942-ca 1943, University of Melbourne ca 1943-44; Manhattan Project, United States of America 1944-45; lecturer, later reader, in mathematics, University College London 1945-50; reader in physics 1950-60; professor 1960-78. Fellow, Royal Society 1963; Joliot-Curie medal, World Peace Council 1966; Lenin Peace Prize 1972; Bulgaria's Order of Cyril and Methodius 1973; Rutherford Memorial lecturer, Royal Society 1979. Founding member, Australian Association of Scientific Workers 1939; involved in the founding of the Pugwash conferences; founder, British Society for Social Responsibility in Science 1969; President, World Federation of Scientific Workers 1971-80.

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  • (Corporate Body) The University of Melbourne (1853 - )

    <p>Eric Burhop worked at The University Melbourne between 1936 to 1942 and then again in 1943 to 1944.</p>

  • (Corporate Body) Australian Association of Scientific Workers (1939 - 1949)

    <p>Eric Burhop was a founding member of the Australian Association of Scientific Workers.</p>

  • (Corporate Body) Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Commonwealth of Australia (1926 - 1949)

    <p>Eric Burhop was the Officer in Charge of the Radio Research Laboratory at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) between 1942c and 1943.</p>

Resources for E. H. S. Burhop

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Burhop, Eric Henry Stoneley
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Burhop, Eric Henry Stoneley (1911-1980), Professor Chemistry
    Home, R. W.
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1993
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 13, 301-302
  3. Political Fallout: Australian Scientists and the Atomic Bomb
    Sherratt, Tim
    Published: 1996
    Series: Australasian Science, Spring
  4. Burhop, Eric Henry Stoneley
    Published: Australian Science Archives Project, 1995
    Series: Physics in Australia to 1945
  5. 150 Years, 150 Stories: Eric Henry Stonely Burhop
    Flesch, Juliet and McPhee, Peter
    Published: 2002
    Series: Uni News, 11, 26, 4
  6. Leslie Harold Martin 1900-1983
    Caro, D. E.; Martin, R. L.
    Published: 1987
    Series: Historical Records of Australian Science, 7, 1, 97-107
  7. Australasian Science
    Published: Australian Science Archives Project, 1997
  8. 150 years, 150 stories: brief biographies of one hundred and fifty remarkable people associated with the University of Melbourne
    Flesch, Juliet and McPhee, Peter
    Published: Department of History, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, 2003

Resources by E. H. S. Burhop (13)

  1. Eric H. S. Burhop interviewed by Hazel de Berg for the Hazel de Berg collection
    Burhop, E. H. S. (Eric Henry Stoneley), 1911-1980
    [ Sound : 1970 ]
    View online
    At National Library
    Eric H. S. Burhop interviewed by Hazel de Berg for the Hazel de Berg collection
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 289,925.469)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 289,925.469)

  2. Band spectra of diatomic molecules / by Eric H.S. Burhop
    Burhop, E. H. S. (Eric Henry Stoneley), 1911-1980
    [ Thesis : 1933 ]
    At Uni of Melb Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 177,425.391)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 177,425.391)

  3. Break through to disarmament, 1964 / E.H.S. Burhop, James Milne, J.D. Bernal
    Burhop, E. H. S. (Eric Henry Stoneley), 1911-1980
    [ Book : 1964 ]
    Languages: Undetermined
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 162,345.156)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 162,345.156)

  4. The Auger effect and other radiationless transmissions
    Burhop, E. H. S. (Eric Henry Stoneley), 1911-1980
    [ Book : 1952 ]
    At 2 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 161,800.344)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 161,800.344)

  5. The auger effect and other radiationless transitions
    Burhop, E. H. S. (Eric Henry Stoneley), 1911-1980
    [ Book : 1952-1980 ]
    At 10 libraries
    The auger effect and other radiationless transitions
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 161,300.359)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 161,300.359)

  6. Ban those bombs / by E.H.S. Burhop
    Burhop, E. H. S. (Eric Henry Stoneley), 1911-1980
    [ Book : 1954 ]
    At 3 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 159,818.922)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 159,818.922)

  7. The social future of science / by E. H. S. Burhop
    Burhop, E. H. S. (Eric Henry Stoneley), 1911-1980
    [ Book : 1975 ]
    At 3 libraries
    The social future of science / by E. H. S. Burhop
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 156,720.016)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 156,720.016)

  8. Perspectives of science and technology in a social context / E.H.S. Burhop
    Burhop, E. H. S. (Eric Henry Stoneley), 1911-1980
    [ Book : 1981 ]
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 131,170.188)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 131,170.188)

  9. The challenge of atomic energy / by E. H. S. Burhop with the collaboration of John Hasted
    Burhop, E. H. S. (Eric Henry Stoneley), 1911-1980
    [ Book : 1951 ]
    At 5 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 129,614.188)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 129,614.188)

  10. Mankind must choose : what the atomic war plane mean to you / by Prof. E. H. S. Burhop
    Burhop, E. H. S. (Eric Henry Stoneley), 1911-1980
    [ Book : 1955 ]
    At 3 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 126,290.875)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 126,290.875)

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Resources about E. H. S. Burhop (1)

  1. Eric H. S. Burhop interviewed by Hazel de Berg for the Hazel de Berg collection
    Burhop, E. H. S. (Eric Henry Stoneley), 1911-1980
    [ Sound : 1970 ]
    View online
    At National Library
    Eric H. S. Burhop interviewed by Hazel de Berg for the Hazel de Berg collection
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 289,288.5)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 289,288.5)

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  1. Electronic and ionic impact phenomena, by H.S.W. Massey and E.H.S. Burhop. / Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1952 [Ann Arbor, Univ. Microfilms, 1966?] bibl Xerox copy of microfilm
    Massey, Harrie Stewart Wilson, Sir
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  2. The challenge of atomic energy, by E.H.S. Burhop with the collaboration of J. Hasted. / London, Lawrence & Wishart, 1951
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  3. The Auger effect and other radiationless transitions
    Burhop, E. H. S. (Eric Henry Stoneley)
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 587.379)

  4. United States chemical warfare / by E.H.S. Burlop
    Burhop, E. H. S. (Eric Henry Stoneley)
    [ Book : 1967 ]
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