Cole, Keith (1929-)

Also known as
Cole, K. D. (1929-)
Cole, K. D. (Keith David) (1929-)
Cole, Keith David, (FAA, ARAS, FAIP, FInstP) (1929-2010)
Cole, Keith David (1929-)
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Physicist
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Keith David Cole was Foundation Professor of Physics and Head of Theoretical Physics at La Trobe University in Victoria, and was appointed Emeritus Professor in 1995. Throughout his illustrious career Cole made many scientific breakthroughs and built a reputation as one of the world's leading solar-terrestrial physicists. In 2003 he was awarded the Centenary Medal from the Australian Government and Life Membership of the Scientific Committee on Solar-Terrestrial Physics, SCOSTEP. The latter is a rare honour which had been bestowed on only nine other people at that time. Cole was a former President of SCOSTEP and was also honoured with Fellowships of the Indian Institute of Geomagnetism, the Australian Academy of Science, the Australian Institute of Physics, the Institute of Physics, UK and the Explorers Club of New York.

  • Education - Bachelor of Science with Honours (BSc (Hons)) completed at King's College, University of Queensland
  • Education - Diploma in Education (DipEd) completed at the University of Queensland
  • Career position - Secondary School Teacher in Queensland
  • Education - Master of Science (MSc) completed at the University of Queensland
  • Career position - Auroral Physicist on the Australian National Antarctic Research Expedition to Macquarie Island
  • Career position - Theoretical Physicist with the Antarctic Division of the CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation)
  • Career position - Seconded to CSIRO Upper Atmosphere Section
  • Career position - Research Associate at the University of Chicago, USA
  • Career position - Research Associate at the University of Colorado, USA
  • Career position - Foundation Professor of Physics and Head of Theoretical Space Physics at La Trobe University in Bundoora, Victoria
  • Education - Doctor of Science (DSc) received from the University of Queensland
  • Career position - Visiting Researcher at the National Research Council in the USA (twelve months)
  • Career position - Chairman of the Department of Physics at La Trobe University
  • Career position - Chairman of the Department of Physics at La Trobe University
  • Career position - Vice-President of the International Association of Geomagnetism and Aeronomy (IAGA)
  • Career position - President of the Special Committee on Solar-Terrestrial Physics (SCOSTEP)
  • Career position - Member of the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics
  • Award - Fellow of the Indian Institute of Geomagnetism
  • Career position - Dean of the School of Physical Sciences at La Trobe University
  • Career position - President of IAGA
  • Award - Associate of the Royal Astronomical Society, London (ARAS)
  • Award - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA)
  • Career position - Chairman of the Department of Physics at La Trobe University
  • Career position - Foreign Secretary and Member of Council of the Australian Academy of Science
  • Award - Honorary member of the International Association of Geomagnetism and Aeronomy
  • Career position - Emeritus Professor of Physics at La Trobe University
  • Award - Life membership to SCOSTEP received
  • Award - Centenary Medal received from the Australian Government

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Cole, Keith David
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Keith David Cole
    Ward, C.
    Published: Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), 2011
    Series: CSIROpedia
  3. Keith David Cole 1929-2010
    Dyson, Peter L. and Cole, David J.
    Published: 2014
    Series: Historical Records of Australian Science, 25, 71-83

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  1. Keith Cole interviewed by Ragbir Bhathal for the Australian physicists oral history project
    Cole, Keith, 1929-
    [ Sound : 1999 ]
    At National Library
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  2. Ready for launch : space science in Australia / [edited and designed by Green Words]
    Australian Academy of Science
    [ Book : 1989 ]
    At 13 libraries
    Ready for launch : space science in Australia / [edited and designed by Green Words]
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  3. Interaction of the earth with the interplanetary medium / K.D. Cole
    Cole, Keith, 1929-
    [ Book : 1968 ]
    At 11 libraries
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  1. [Biographical cuttings on K. D. Cole, geophysicist, containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals]
    [ Published : 1900-1990 ]
    At National Library
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  2. Keith Cole interviewed by Ragbir Bhathal for the Australian physicists oral history project
    Cole, Keith, 1929-
    [ Sound : 1999 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 55,478.496)

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  2. Keith Cole - Testimony Communications
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    [ Unpublished : 1975 ]
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  3. Oral history interview with Mr [Gordon Keith Daniel] Murphy, 15 Apr 1980
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  4. Oral history interview with [Henry Emmanuel Roberts and Gordon Keith Daniel Murphy by Nancy Bonnin, 18 Mar 1980]
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  1. NOTICE of intended distribution of estate.—Any person having any claim upon the estate of ALEXANDER KEITH COLE, late
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    ... KEITH COLE. late of Terrey Hills, in the Slate of New South Wales, who died on 15th July. 1987. must ... send particulars of his claim to the executrix. Cecily Cole, care of Lane & Lane. Solicitors, within ... 115 words
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  2. PUBLIC HOSPITALS ACT, 1929-1932.
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  3. REGISTER OF NURSES FOR 1929.
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  3. Cole family history : including the families of Cole, Brookes, Descor, Goodwin, Gough, Hume, Johnston, Pretty, Maiden, Newell, Shipley, Truscott / Keith Cole
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    [ Book : 1979 ]
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    Construction (Sydney, NSW : 1938 - 1954) Wednesday 7 April 1948 p 2 Article Illustrated
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  2. Keith Cole’s 100th. Game
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    Australia. Department of Civil Aviation
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    Historical Records of Australian Science
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  3. Vale: Emeritus Professor Keith Cole
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