Richardson, Joseph Falding (1916-1989)

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Richardson, Joseph Falding
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Joseph Richardson worked for the Optical Munitions Panel 1941-1943 in the Department of Natural Philosophy, University of Melbourne. He later worked for the Commonwealth X-ray and Radium Laboratory (later Australian Radiation Laboratory) from 1945-1977, being Deputy Director from 1957-1973.

  • Education - Bachelor of Science (BSc) completed at the University of Melbourne
  • Career position - Trainee Physicist at the Optical Munitions Panel
  • Education - Master of Science (MSc) completed at the University of Melbourne
  • Career position - Physicist at the Dental Materials Research Laboratory in Melbourne
  • Career position - Research Physicist at the Commonwealth X-ray and Radium Laboratory (later the Australian Radiation Laboratory)
  • Career position - Assistant Director of the Australian Radiation Laboratory
  • Career position - Head of the Standards & Compliance Section of the Australian Radiation Laboratory
  • Career position - Acting Director of the Australian Radiation Laboratory

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A graduate of Melbourne, Richardson worked for the Optical Munitions Panel 1941-1943 in the Natural Philosophy Department. He later became Deputy Director of the Australian Radiation Laboratory.

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Joseph Richardson worked for the Optical Munitions Panel 1941-1943 in the Department of Natural Philosophy, University of Melbourne. He later worked for the Commonwealth X-ray and Radium Laboratory (later Australian Radiation Laboratory) from 1945-1977, being Deputy Director from 1957-1973. 1940 Bachelor of Science (BSc) completed at the University of Melbourne 1940 – 1943 Trainee Physicist at the Optical Munitions Panel 1942 Master of Science (MSc) completed at the University of Melbourne 1944 – 1945 Physicist at the Dental Materials Research Laboratory in Melbourne 1945 – 1956 Research Physicist at the Commonwealth X-ray and Radium Laboratory (later the Australian Radiation Laboratory) 1957 – 1973 Assistant Director of the Australian Radiation Laboratory 1973 – 1976 Head of the Standards & Compliance Section of the Australian Radiation Laboratory 1977 Acting Director of the Australian Radiation Laboratory

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Richardson, Joseph Falding
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Richardson, Joseph Falding
    Published: Australian Science Archives Project, 1995
    Series: Physics in Australia to 1945
  3. The Australian Radiation Laboratory: a Concise History, 1929-1979
    Richardson, J.F.
    Published: Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra, 1981
  4. Physics Students
    Published: Australian Science Archives Project, 1997
    Series: The Giant's Eye: the Optical Munitions Exhibition
  5. Optical Instruments in Australia in the 1939-45 War: successes and lost opportunities
    Bolton, H. C.
    Published: 1990
    Series: Australian Physicist
  6. Exhibition Papers
    Published: Australian Science Archives Project, 1997
  7. The Giant's Eye: the Optical Munitions Exhibition
    Published: Australian Science Archives Project, 1997

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  1. Papers
    Richardson, Joseph Falding, 1916-1989
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  1. Commonwealth X-ray and Radium Laboratory (1935-1972)
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  1. RICHARDSON, JOSEPH FALDING
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  1. WEDDINGS. RICHARDSON--M'CREA.
    Leader (Melbourne, Vic. : 1862 - 1918, 1935) Saturday 19 November 1904 p 38 Article
    ... Indepen-dent Church between Joseph Arthur Rich-ardson, LL.B. (London), eldest son of the late S. A ... WEDDINGS. RICHARDSON—M'CREA. A wedding was celebrated on Wednes-day, 16th November, at the Kew ... 372 words
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  2. APPROACHING MARRIAGES
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Wednesday 26 July 1944 p 8 Article
    ... Mrs. B. F. Carter, of 17 Thomp-son street, Essendon, and Joseph Falding, youngest son of Mrs. J. A ... APPROACHING MARRIAGES CARTER-RICHARDSON. - The mar. riage of Joan Murray, only daughter of Mr. and ... 104 words
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    ... Rev. Joseph Dark, John Kaleski, of Sydney, to Isabel, third daughter of Dr. Falder, Grenfell. KENNEDY ... . Richardson, Esq. BANKS—PASKIN—April 10, at St. Mary Magdalene Church, by the Rev. William Kildahl, John ... 6165 words
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  2. OFFICES ABOLISHED, CREATED, ETC.
    Commonwealth of Australia Gazette (National : 1901 - 1973) Thursday 9 November 1950 [Issue No.67] p 2866

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  3. SPECIAL GAZETTE UNDER THE “PUBLIC SERVICE ACT. 1902.” APPOINTMENTS.
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 7 August 1953 [Issue No.141 (SUPPLEMENT)] p 2579

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    ... Failes, Harold Joseph Falding, Richard Farrow, Paul William Fawkes, Norman Thomas Feather, Jack Robert ... , 1953. Mr. Henry Joseph Page, Engineer, to be Chief Overseer, Depart ment of Prisons,—from date of entry ... 2158 words
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  1. BILLS OF SALE REGISTERED AT THE REGISTRAR-GENERAL’S DEPARTMENT. (15 November 1937)
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  2. ASHFIELD including CROYDON (part of), HABERFIELD and SUMMER HILL. (1 January 1923)
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  1. A catalogue of a very extensive collection of prints by ancient and modern masters for sale
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