Caro, D. E. (David Edmund) (1922-)

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Caro, D. E. (1922-)
Caro, David E. (1922-)
Caro, David E. (David Edmund) (1922-)
Caro, David Edmund, (AO, OBE, FInstP, FAIP, FACE) (1922-2011)
Caro, David Edmund (1922-)
Caro, David Edmund (1922-2011)
Field of activity
Physicist; Administrator; Nuclear Physicist; Vice-chancellor; Vice-chancellors; Academics - Physics
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David Edmund Caro was Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ballarat, University of Melbourne, University of Tasmania and interim Vice-Chancellor of Northern Territory University. He was also an active board or council member of many scientific institutes within Australia. Professor Caro was educated at the University of Melbourne and Birmingham University, UK where he completed a Masters of Science (MSc) and a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD). He was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Science from the University of Melbourne and an Honorary Doctor of Laws from both the Universities of Melbourne and Tasmania. His contributions to science and academia have been nationally and internationally acknowledged with his appointments as Officer in the Order of the British Empire (OBE) and Officer in the Order of Australia (AO).

  • Career position - Demonstrator in University of Melbourne
  • Career position - Lecturer at the University of Melbourne
  • Career position - Senior Lecturer at the University of Melbourne
  • Career position - Reader at the University of Melbourne
  • Career position - Professor of Experimental Physics at the University of Melbourne
  • Career position - President of the Australian Institute of Nuclear Science and Engineering
  • Career position - Deputy Vice-Chancellor at the University of Melbourne
  • Award - Officer of the Order of the British empire (OBE)
  • Career position - Vice-Chancellor of the University of Tasmania
  • Career position - Member of the Tertiary Education Commission of Tasmania
  • Career position - Chairman of the Antarctic Research Policy Advisory Committee
  • Career position - Member of the Management Committee of the Royal Melbourne Hospital
  • Career position - Vice-Chancellor of the University of Melbourne
  • Career position - Chairman of the Superannuation Scheme for Australian Universities (SSAU) Nominees Pty. Limited
  • Award - Officer of the Order of Australia (AO)
  • Career position - Interim Vice-Chancellor at Northern Territory University
  • Career position - Chancellor of the University of Ballarat
  • Education - Honorary Doctorate received from the University of Ballarat

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David Edmund Caro was above all a physicist, an expert in the electronics involved in accelerating nuclear particles to high energies in order to probe the structures of atoms. He later became a major...

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Having graduated B.Sc. and M.Sc. at the University of Melbourne , his course interrupted by service in the R.A.A.F., Caro studied in Birmingham with Oliphant and Moon for his Ph.D. In 1952 he became a Lecturer in Physics at Melbourne, rising to occupying the Chair of Experimental Physics in 1961. In 1972 he was the University's first full-time Deputy Vice-Chancellor, leaving to become Vice-Chancellor at the University of Tasmania in 1978. He succeeded Sir David Derham as Vice-Chancellor at Melbourne in July 1982.

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Having graduated B.Sc. and M.Sc. at the University of Melbourne , his course interrupted by service in the R.A.A.F., Caro studied in Birmingham with Oliphant and Moon for his Ph.D. In 1952 he became a Lecturer in Physics at Melbourne, rising to occupying the Chair of Experimental Physics in 1961. In 1972 he was the University's first full-time Deputy Vice-Chancellor, leaving to become Vice-Chancellor at the University of Tasmania in 1978. He succeeded Sir David Derham as Vice-Chancellor at Melbourne in July 1982.

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Caro, David Edmund
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Educator extraordinary's radar tuned to excellence
    Home, R.H.
    Published: The Age, 2011
    Series: David Edmund Caro - Physicist, educator. 29-6-1922 - 15-8-2011, 20
  3. Sir Leslie Harold Martin (1900-1983) - Obituary
    Caro, D.E.
    Published: 1983
    Series: Australian Physicist, 20, May, 91-92
  4. Leslie Harold Martin 1900-1983
    Caro, D. E.; Martin, R. L.
    Published: 1987
    Series: Historical Records of Australian Science, 7, 1, 97-107

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  1. Report of practical work / by D.E. Caro
    Caro, D. E. (David Edmund), 1922-
    [ Thesis : 1949 ]
    At Uni of Melb Library
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  2. The university and the community / David E. Caro
    Caro, D. E. (David Edmund), 1922-
    [ Government publication, Book : 1980 ]
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  3. Report of the University Administration Review Committee / The Australian National University
    Australian National University. University Administration Review Committee
    [ Book : 1991 ]
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  4. Australian universities : a diagnosis / David E. Caro
    Caro, D. E. (David Edmund), 1922-
    [ Book : 1989 ]
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  5. Modern physics / an introd. to atomic and nuclear physics by D. E. Caro, J. A. McDonell [and] B. M. Spicer
    Caro, D. E. (David Edmund), 1922-
    [ Book : 1966 ]
    At LaTrobe Uni Melb
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  6. Antarctica Research Policy Advsiory Committee : report for the period 1 December 1979 to 30 November 1981
    Australia. Department of Science and Technology. Antarctica Research Policy Advsiory Committee
    [ Book : 1971-1982 ]
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  7. Modern physics : an introduction to atomic and nuclear physics / D.E. Caro, J.A. McDonell, B.M. Spicer
    Caro, D. E. (David Edmund), 1922-2011
    [ Book : 1961-1978 ]
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    Modern physics : an introduction to atomic and nuclear physics / D.E. Caro, J.A. McDonell, B.M. Spicer
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  8. Physics : a supplement to the P.S.S.C. Course / edited by D.E. Caro, J.A. McDonell, R.Street
    Victorian Universities and Schools Examinations Board. Standing Committee for Physics
    [ Book : 1965-1969 ]
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  1. [Biographical cuttings on Professor David Caro, The University of Tasmania's Vice-Chancellor, containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals]
    [ Published : 1900-1990 ]
    At National Library
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  2. David Caro interviewed by David Ellyard
    Caro, D. E. (David Edmund), 1922-2011
    [ Sound : 1980 ]
    At National Library
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  3. A funeral service to celebrate the life of Professor Emeritus David Edmund Caro OBE AO (29th June 1922 - 15th August 2011) : funeral service held at St John's Anglican Church, Wednesday 24th August 2011
    [ Book : 2011 ]
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  4. Papers
    Archaeological Relics Advisory Committee (Victoria). Emergency Meeting (1984, 8 June)
    [ Unpublished : 1984 ]
    Languages: Undetermined
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  1. REGISTER OF MEDICAL PRACTITIONERS FOR 1922.
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 20 January 1922 [Issue No.8] p 441

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    ... . George E. Rennie, M.D., F.R.C.P., Lond., M.R.C.S., Eng. William Henry Crago, L.R.C.P., Lond., M ... , Mapt. Stirg.I 19*5, Univ. Sydney. M.p., t 92T, Univ, Sydney. M.D., Univ. Munich, *894; State E ... 42967 words
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  1. MARRIED AT ST. DAVID'S
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    ... her marriage to Mr. David Edmund Caro, Melbourne, at St. David's Cathedral, Hobart, on Saturday. T HE ... Phee), cousin (Mrs. D. Hickman and Mrs. R. A. Wyatt. The bridegroom is the elder son of Mr. and Mrs. F. E ... 756 words
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