Harker, George Percy (1878-1957)

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Chemist; Teacher
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George Harker spent his professional career alternating between teaching and chemical research. He published at least thirteen research articles in the field of chemistry and was a member of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute.

  • Career position - Demonstrator in Chemistry at the University of Sydney
  • Education - Bachelor of Science (BSc) completed at the University of Sydney
  • Career position - Science Teacher at Hawkesbury Agriculture College, New South Wales
  • Career position - 1851 Exhibition Scholar
  • Education - Doctor of Science (DSc) received from the Central Technical College, London
  • Career position - Research Chemist at Colonial Sugar Refining Co. in Sydney
  • Career position - Lecturer in Organic Chemistry at the University of Sydney
  • Career position - Analytical and Consulting Chemist in Melbourne
  • Career position - Research Officer of the Cancer Research Commission at the University of Sydney
  • Career position - Science Teacher at Trinity Grammar School, Sydney

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Harker, George Percy
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. On the Composition of N.S. Wales Labradorite and Topazes with a Comparison of Methods for the Estimation of Fluorine
    Harker, G.
    Published: Acting Government Printer, Sydney, 1899
    Series: Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales, 33, 193-203
  3. Harker, George Percy
    Published: Australian Science Archives Project, 1995
    Series: Physics in Australia to 1945
  4. Chemistry in Australia Bibliography
    Collins, David
    Published: eScholarship Research Centre, 2009

Resources by George Percy Harker (6)

  1. [Collection of booklets about the Harker Patent fire extinguisher and fumigator]
    Harker, George Percy, 1878-1957
    [ Published : 1910-1919 ]
    At State Library of NSW
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  2. The use of flue gas for fire extinction and fumigation / by George Harker
    Harker, George Percy, 1878-1957
    [ Book : 1915 ]
    At State Library of NSW
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  3. Electrolysis as a means of preventing the corrosion of iron and steel / by G. Harker and J. McNamara
    Harker, George Percy, 1878-1957
    [ Book : 1910 ]
    At State Library of NSW
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  4. Reactions depending upon the vapour at the interface of two immiscible liquids / by G. Harker and R.K. Newman
    Harker, George Percy, 1878-1957
    [ Book : 1926 ]
    At State Library VIC
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  5. The fermentation of cane molasses and its bearing on the estimation of the sugars present / by George Harker
    Harker, George Percy, 1878-1957
    [ Book : 1906 ]
    At State Library of NSW
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  6. The temperature of the vapour arising from boiling saline solutions / by George Harker
    Harker, George Percy, 1878-1957
    [ Published : 1921 ]
    At State Library VIC
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  1. Harker's patent system of extinguishing fires at sea and fumigation / [Frederick Edwards]
    Edwards, Frederick M. Inst. C.E
    [ Book : 1913 ]
    At State Library of NSW
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