Rees, A. L. G. (Albert Lloyd George) (1916-1989)

Also known as
Rees, A. L. G. (1916-1989)
Rees, Albert Lloyd George, (FAA) (1916-1989)
Rees, Albert Lloyd George (1916-1989)
Riz, A. (1916-1989)
Field of activity
Chemist
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Biographies

Albert Rees was Head of the Chemical Physics Section, CSIR/O, Division of Industrial Chemistry 1944-1958 and Chief of the Division of Chemical Physics 1958-1978. He initiated research in electron microscopy, electron diffraction, optical spectroscopy, X-ray crystallography, mass spectroscopy, solid-state physics (including studies of luminescence and fluorescence) and theoretical chemistry. He also contributed to the development of the Australian scientific instrument industry.

  • Education - Bachelor of Science (BSc) completed at the University of Melbourne
  • Education - Master of Science (MSc) completed at the University of Melbourne
  • Career position - Lecturer in Organic Chemistry at the University of Western Australia
  • Career position - Beit Scientific Research Fellow and part-time lecturer in Advanced Inorganic Chemistry at Imperial College of Science and Technology, University of London
  • Career position - Gas Identification Officer for the Cities of Westminster and Wandsworth, UK
  • Education - Diploma of Imperial College completed at the Imperial College of Science and Technology
  • Education - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) completed at the Imperial College of Science and Technology
  • Career position - Research Chemist with Philips Electrical Industries, UK
  • Career position - Head of the Chemical Physics Section at the CSIR (Council for Scientific and Industrial Research) / CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation) Division of Industrial Chemistry
  • Award - Rennie Medal received from the Royal Australian Chemical Institute
  • Award - Fellow of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute (FRACI)
  • Education - Doctor of Science (DSc) received from the University of Melbourne
  • Award - Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand Association for the Advancement of Science (FANZAAS)
  • Award - H.G. Smith Memorial Medal received from the Royal Australian Chemical Institute
  • Award - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA)
  • Career position - Assistant Chief of the CSIRO Division of Industrial Chemistry
  • Career position - Chairman of the Australian Academy of Science National Committee for Pure and Applied Chemistry
  • Career position - President of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute, Victorian branch
  • Career position - Chief of the CSIRO Division of Chemical Physics
  • Career position - Chairman of CSIRO Chemical Research Laboratories
  • Career position - President of the ANZAAS Section B (Chemistry)
  • Career position - Secretary of Physical Sciences at the Australian Academy of Science
  • Career position - Chairman of the Australian Academy of Science International Relations Committee
  • Career position - President of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute
  • Career position - President of the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
  • Award - Leighton Memorial Medal received from the Royal Australian Chemical Institute
  • Award - Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE)
  • Career position - Chairman of the Independent External Review of Defence Science and Technology Organisation
  • Career position - Fellow of the Faculty of Science at Monash University in Clayton, Victoria

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Rees, Albert Lloyd George
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. A Guide to the Records of Albert Lloyd George Rees
    Buchanan, Rod; McCarthy, Gavan; Scillio, Mark; O'Sullivan, Lisa
    Published: Australian Science Archives Project, Melbourne, 1993
  3. Albert Lloyd George Rees 1916-1989
    Walsh, A. and Willis, J. B.
    Published: 1992
    Series: Historical Records of Australian Science, 9, 1, 31-47
  4. Rees, Albert Lloyd George
    Published: Australian Science Archives Project, 1995
    Series: Physics in Australia to 1945
  5. Speech by Ditta Bartels at launch of the Guide to the Records of Albert Lloyd George Rees
    Bartels, Ditta
    Published: Australian Science Archives Project, Canberra, 1994
    Series: History of Australian Science Newsletter, 32
  6. Albert Lloyd George Rees
    Ward, C.
    Published: Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), 2011
    Series: CSIROpedia
  7. Albert Lloyd George Rees Guide to Records
    Buchanan, Rod; Gavan McCarthy; Mark Scillio with Lisa O'Sullivan
    Published: Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, 2004
  8. Science in Bondage: the Inaugural Ian William Wark Lecture, 30 November 1987
    Rees, A.L.G.
    Published: Australian Academy of Science, Canberra, 1987
  9. Ian William Wark 1899-1985
    Rees, A. L. G.
    Published: 1987
    Series: Historical Records of Australian Science, 6, 4, 533-548
  10. A History of Defence Science in Australia
    Wisdom, John
    Published: Defence Science and Technology Organisation, Melbourne, 1995
  11. John Stuart Anderson
    Hyde, B. G. and Day, P
    Published: 1992
    Series: Historical Records of Australian Science, 9, 2
  12. Adolph Basser Library Manuscript Collection
    Smith, Ailie
    Published: eScholarship Research Centre, 2012

Resources by A. L. G. Rees (12)

  1. Papers
    Rees, A. L. G. (Albert Lloyd George), 1916-1989
    [ Unpublished : 1963-1966 ]
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  2. Khimiia kristallov s defektami / A. Riz ; perevod s angliiskogo A.G. Ostroumova ; pod redaktsiei V.P. Zhuze
    Rees, A. L. G. (Albert Lloyd George), 1916-1989
    [ Book : 1956 ]
    Languages: Russian
    At State Library of NSW
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  3. The absorption spectra of pyridine in solvents, bromine in solvents, bromine in foreign gases / A. L. G. Rees
    Rees, A. L. G. (Albert Lloyd George), 1916-1989
    [ Thesis : 1938 ]
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  4. [Studies in absorption spectra] / [A.L.G. Rees]
    Rees, A. L. G. (Albert Lloyd George), 1916-1989
    [ Thesis : 1948 ]
    At Uni of Melb Library
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  5. Chemistry of the defect solid state / A.L.G. Rees
    Rees, A. L. G. (Albert Lloyd George), 1916-1989
    [ Book : 1954 ]
    At 7 libraries
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  6. PP no. 201 of 1981
    Independent External Review of the Defence Science and Technology Organisation (Australia)
    [ Book : 1982 ]
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    PP no. 201 of 1981
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  7. A guide to the records of Albert Lloyd George Rees / prepared by Rod Buchanan, Gavan McCarthy and Mark Scillio with Lisa O'Sullivan
    McCarthy, Gavan, 1956-
    [ Book : 1993 ]
    At Black Mountain
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  8. Science in bondage : the inaugural Ian William Wark lecture, 30 November 1987
    Rees, A. L. G. (Albert Lloyd George), 1916-1989
    [ Book : 1987-1988 ]
    At 7 libraries
    Science in bondage : the inaugural Ian William Wark lecture, 30 November 1987
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  9. The Lloyd Rees legacy / Inaugural Lloyd Rees Lecture, 19 September, 1991, by Professor John Cowley, FAA, FRS
    Cowley, J. M. (John Maxwell), 1923-
    [ Book : 1991 ]
    At Black Mountain
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  10. The First twenty-five years / [editors: Frank Fenner and A.L.G. Rees]
    Australian Academy of Science
    [ Book : 1980-1995 ]
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    The First twenty-five years / [editors: Frank Fenner and A.L.G. Rees]
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  1. Papers
    Rees, A. L. G. (Albert Lloyd George), 1916-1989
    [ Unpublished : 1963-1966 ]
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  2. [Biographical cuttings on A. L. G. Rees, Dr., scientist, containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals]
    [ Published : 1900-1990 ]
    At National Library
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  3. A guide to the records of Albert Lloyd George Rees / prepared by Rod Buchanan, Gavan McCarthy and Mark Scillio with Lisa O'Sullivan
    Buchanan, Roderick
    [ Book : 1993 ]
    At 2 libraries
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  4. Albert Lloyd George Rees 1916-1989 / Alan Walsh and J.B. Willis
    Walsh, Alan
    [ Book : 1992 ]
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    Albert Lloyd George Rees 1916-1989 / Alan Walsh and J.B. Willis
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