Andrews, Roland Stuart (1897-1961)

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Andrews, Roland Stuart, (FAA) (1897-1961)
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Industrial Chemist; Administrator; Chemist
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Roland Stuart Andrews (1897-1961), industrial chemist and administrator, was born on 20 September 1897 at Granville, Sydney, eldest son of native-born parents Thomas Joseph Andrews, draper, and his wife...

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Roland Andrews was Chairman and Managing Director, Gas and Fuel Corporation, 1951-1961, after 23 years as Chief Chemist, Metropolitan Gas Company, Melbourne. His evidence was instrumental to the Victorian State Government's decision in 1949 to establish a brown coal gasification plant at Morwell and thus end Victoria's dependence on New South Wales' coal for gas production.

  • Education - Bachelor of Science (BSc) completed at the University of Sydney
  • Career position - Chemist at BHP Steel Works in Newcastle, New South Wales
  • Career position - Chemist, then Plant Engineer at the BHP Coke Oven Plant in Newcastle, New South Wales
  • Career position - Head Teacher of Chemistry at Sydney Technical College
  • Career position - Chief Chemist at the Metropolitan Gas Company in Melbourne
  • Award - Sir Frederick West International Prize received for research on tar
  • Award - H.G. Smith Memorial Medal received from the Royal Australian Chemical Institute
  • Education - Doctor of Science (DSc) received from the University of Sydney
  • Career position - Chief Technical Officer at the Gas and Fuel Corporation of Victoria
  • Career position - Chairman and Managing Director of the Gas and Fuel Corporation
  • Career position - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA)
  • Award - Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George (CMG)

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  1. Andrews, Roland Stuart
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Andrews, Roland Stuart (1897-1961), Industrial Chemist and Administrator
    Proudley, Ray
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1993
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 13, 57-58
  3. Where chemists and engineers meet (Paper & Discussion)
    Andrews, R. S.
    Published: 1941
    Series: Proceedings of the Victorian Institute of Engineers 1940-1941, 64-78

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  1. PASTURES PROTECTION ACT, 1934-1949.
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 20 October 1950 [Issue No.161] p 3114

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    ... Eric John, Mt. Pleasant, Dungowan Adams Stuart Douglas, Bonnie Doone, Carroll Ajani Andrew Perio, Two ... Angus Waugli, Mount Charlotte, Booligal Paul Andrew Alexander, Beuenong, Balranald 2398 2 Bathurst ... 6748 words
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  2. PROCEEDINGS UNDER THE COPYRIGHT ACT 1912.
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    ... , 1921. 9408. Andrew Craig, 14 Park-grove, Burnley, Vic. Poem: " An Australian Toast." By an Australian ... Forget." 30th May, 1921. 4051. George Roland Samuel Leonarder, Burrinjuck,. N.S.W. Photograph ... 7831 words
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  3. CLASSIFICATION OF OFFICERS.
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 22 September 1922 [Issue No.138 (SUPPLEMENT)] p 5320

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    ... Instructor, 7th July, 1921. Harrison, Leslie Stuart, Senior Agricultural Instruc-tor, 1st January, 1922. Judd ... Diarmid, Roland Walter, Farm Manager, Grade II, 7th July, 1921. Stelling, Henry Cook, Farm Manager, Grade II, 7th ... 681 words
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  1. TO-DAY'S WEDDINGS Stewart--Stuart
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    ... TO-DA YS WEDDINGS Stewart— Stuart For her wedding late this after -#ionn at the' City Tabernacle ... with Sergeant Olrnn Stewart , R>AA.M-% Miss Vnlma Stuart is ivearinc a trained model of cobweb lace ... 2758 words
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  2. Dr. Andrews Gas Expert Who Proved His Case
    The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954) Tuesday 4 March 1952 p 2 Article Illustrated
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