Downes, John Godkin (1917-1984)

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Radiophysicist; Scientific liaison officer
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John Downes was Scientific Counsellor with the Australian Embassy in Moscow from 1976 to 1979. Prior to this he was chief of the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation's (CSIRO) Division of Textile Physics. Altogether he spent around thirty years working for the CSIRO (formally the CSIR).

  • Career position - Engineer at AWA Ltd. (Amalgamated Wireless Australasia)
  • Career position - Research Scientist in the Division of Radiophysics at CSIR (Council for Scientific and Industrial Research)/CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation)
  • Education - Bachelor of Science with Honours (BSc (Hons)) completed at London University?
  • Career position - Research Scientist in the Division of Textile Physics at CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation)
  • Career position - Chief Scientist at the CSIRO Division of Textile Physics
  • Career position - Counsellor (Scientific) of the Australian Embassy in Moscow

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Downes, John Godkin
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Downes, John Godkin
    Published: Australian Science Archives Project, 1995
    Series: Physics in Australia to 1945

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