Macbeth, Alexander Killen, (FAA) (1889-1957)

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Macbeth, Alexander Killen (1889-1957)
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Organic chemist
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Alexander Macbeth was Professor of Chemistry, University of Adelaide 1928-1954 and Dean of the Faculty of Science. Earlier he was Senior Lecturer in Chemistry, United College University, St Andrews from 1919 and then Reader in Chemistry, University of Durham 1924-1928. He was elected a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA) in 1955. He played a key role in establishing pharmaceutical industry in Australia and worked as a consultant for companies including Beckers Pty Ltd, Johnson Chemical Laboratories, and Imperial Chemical Industries of Australia and New Zealand.

  • Career position - Senior Lecturer in Chemistry, St Andrews University, Belfast
  • Career position - Reader in Chemistry, The University of Durham
  • Career position - Professor of Chemistry, The University of Adelaide
  • Career event - Published second edition of book
  • Career event - Published third edition of book
  • Award - Emeritus Professor, The University of Adelaide
  • Award - Received the Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George for services to industry and The University of Adelaide
  • Award - Fellow, Australian Academy of Science

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Macbeth, Alexander Killen
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Macbeth, Alexander Killen - Ms 10
    Published: Australian Academy of Science, 1994
    Series: Listing of Adolph Basser Library holdings
  3. Denis Oswald Jordan 1914-82
    Coates, J. H.
    Published: 1985
    Series: Historical Records of Australian Science, 6, 2, 237-246
  4. Adolph Basser Library Manuscript Collection
    Smith, Ailie
    Published: eScholarship Research Centre, 2012
  5. Technology in Australia 1788-1988
    Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering
    Published: Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, Melbourne, 2000

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