Nyholm, Ronald Sydney, (Sir) (1917-1971)

Also known as
Nyholm, Ronald Sydney, (FRS) (1917-1971)
Nyholm, Ronald Sydney (1917-1971)
Field of activity
Chemist; Professor Of Chemistry
NLA Persistent Identifier
https://nla.gov.au/nla.party-1475008

Biographies

Sir Ronald Sydney Nyholm (1917-1971), professor of chemistry, was born on 29 January 1917 at Broken Hill, New South Wales, fourth of six children of Adelaide-born parents Eric Edward Nyholm (d.1932), railway...

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Sir Ronald Nyholm was Professor of Chemistry at University College, London from 1955. Earlier he had taught at the Sydney Technical College 1940-1951 and at the New South Wales University of Technology 1952-1954. Nyholm was educated at the University of Sydney and University College London.

  • Career position - Research Chemist with the Ever Ready Battery Company
  • Career position - Lecturer then Senior Lecturer in Chemistry at Sydney Technical College
  • Award - ICI Fellowship to London University received
  • Award - Corday Morgan Medal and Prize received from the Chemical Society of London
  • Career position - Associate Professor of Inorganic Chemistry at the New South Wales University of Technology
  • Career position - President of the Royal Society of New South Wales
  • Career position - Professor of Chemistry at University College London
  • Award - H. G. Smith Medal received from the Royal Australian Chemical Institute
  • Award - Fellow of the Royal Society (FRS)
  • Award - Royal Medal received from the Royal Society of New South Wales
  • Award - Tilden Lecture presented to the Chemical Society
  • Career position - Head of the Chemistry Department at University College London
  • Career position - President of Section (B) Chemistry, British Association for Advancement of Science
  • Award - Knighted
  • Career position - President of the Association of Science Education
  • Award - Gold Medal received from the Italian Chemical Society
  • Award - Liversidge Lecturer for the Chemical Society
  • Career position - President of the Chemical Society (UK)
  • Award - "Sigillum Magnum" Medal received from the University of Bologna, Italy

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Nyholm, Ronald Sydney
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Nyholm, Sir Ronald Sydney (1917-1971), Professor of Chemistry
    Livingstone, Stanley E.
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 2000
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 15, 504-505
  3. [Obituary]: Sir Ronald Sydney Nyholm, FRS
    Published: 1972
    Series: Australian Chemical Processing and Engineering, 25, 1, 33
  4. Obituary: Ronald Sydney Nyholm, 1917-1971
    Published: 1972
    Series: Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute, 39, 11, 320-321
  5. Ronald Sidney Nyholm (1917-1971): Obituary
    Mellor, D.P.
    Published: 1972
    Series: Search, 3, 11/12, 399
  6. Raymond James Wood Le Fevre 1905-1986
    Aroney, M. J.; Bukingham, A. D.
    Published: 1988
    Series: Historical Records of Australian Science, 7, 3, 273-297

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  1. Road crash
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