Williams, Robyn (1944-)

Also known as
Williams, Robyn, (FAA) (1944-)
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Science broadcaster
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Robyn Williams has been a science broadcaster with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation since 1972.

Born Buckinghamshire, UK, 30 January 1944. AM 1988. Educated University of London Northern Polytechnic (BSc (hons) 1971). Small parts on BBC TV, ATV and Thames TV 1966-72; Broadcaster, ABC Science Unit (Radio) since 1972: Freelance Broadcaster 1972, Staff Talks Assistant in Science 1973, permanent appointment as Talks Assistant in Science September 1973, Executive Producer in Science Unit from 1977. Foundation Commissioner, Commission for the Future since 1984, Chairman 1990-94. Fellow, Australian Academy of Science 1993; Humanist of the Year 1993; Rostrum Australia Speaker of the Year 1993; Individual Award, Centre for Australian Cultural Studies 1996; Michael Daley Award 1996. President, ANZAAS 1992; President, Australian Museum Trust 1985-93.

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Williams, Robyn
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Commonwealth Policy for Rural Research, Past and Present: a Review, Part II of Workshop on the Organisation and Funding of Research for the Rural Industries: Canberra, 12-13 May, 1988
    Williams, R. and Evans, G.
    Published: A.G.P.S., Canberra, 1989
  3. Inventing the Future: the History of Australian Scientific Developments Generated by Wartime
    Williams, Robyn
    Published: 1989
    Series: Australian Way, September, 32-34
  4. The Uncertainty Principle
    Williams, Robyn
    Published: Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Crows Nest, New South Wales, 1989
  5. The Uncertainty Principle
    Williams, Robyn
    Published: Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Crows Nest, New South Wales, 1989
  6. The Best of the Science Show
    Williams, Robyn
    Published: Thomas Nelson, Melbourne, 1983

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  1. Robyn Williams interviewed by Ann Moyal
    Williams, Robyn, 1944-
    [ Sound : 1993 ]
    At National Library
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  2. Turmoil : letters from the brink / Robyn Williams
    Williams, Robyn, 1944-
    [ Book : 2018-2019 ]
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  3. Robyn Williams address at the National Press Club on 9 October 1991
    Williams, Robyn, 1944-
    [ Sound : 1991 ]
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  4. And now for something completely different / Robyn Williams
    Williams, Robyn, 1944-
    [ Audio book, Book : 1995-2006 ]
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  5. Science show : v. 1, no. 3 / produced and presented by Robyn Williams
    Williams, Robyn, 1944-
    [ Sound ]
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  6. Science show : v. 1, no. 5 / produced and presented by Robyn Williams
    Williams, Robyn, 1944-
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  7. Science show : v. 1, no. 6 / produced and presented by Robyn Williams
    Williams, Robyn, 1944-
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  8. The Dialect of killer whales / presenter, Robyn Williams
    Williams, Robyn, 1944-
    [ Sound : 1980-1989 ]
    At Macquarie University
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  9. The Penis program : a feature on the phallus / presenter, Robyn Williams
    Williams, Robyn, 1944-
    [ Sound : 1980-1989 ]
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  10. Strokes and brain power
    Williams, Robyn, 1944-
    [ Sound : 1980 ]
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  1. [Biographical cuttings on Robyn Williams, scientist, broadcaster and author, containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals]
    [ Published : 1900-1990 ]
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  2. Robyn Williams interviewed by Ann Moyal
    Williams, Robyn, 1944-
    [ Sound : 1993 ]
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  3. Turmoil : letters from the brink / Robyn Williams
    Williams, Robyn, 1944-
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  4. Robyn Williams address at the National Press Club on 9 October 1991
    Williams, Robyn, 1944-
    [ Sound : 1991 ]
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  5. And now for something completely different / Robyn Williams
    Williams, Robyn, 1944-
    [ Audio book, Book : 1995-2006 ]
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  6. Robyn Williams
    [ Video : 2005 ]
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  7. And now, the Science Show: or survival in a straitjacket
    Milliken, Robert
    National Times
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  8. National Press Club address : Robyn Williams
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation
    [ Video : 2001 ]
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  9. Everyone counts for nuclear disarmament : speakers: Karen Mulhauser (Citizens Against Nuclear War - America's largest disarmament organisation), Robyn Williams (ABC Science Show), Archie Barton (Maralinga Aboriginal) : Palm Sunday March, 23 March 198 ...
    Nuclear Disarmament Co-ordinating Committee
    [ Poster, chart, other : 1986 ]
    At National Library
    Everyone counts for nuclear disarmament : speakers: Karen Mulhauser (Citizens Against Nuclear War - America's largest disarmament organisation), Robyn Williams (ABC Science Show), Archie Barton (Maralinga Aboriginal) : Palm Sunday March, 23 March 1986
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  1. NOTICE OF MEETING Re Robyn Maria Maybury of 64 Hambidge Crescent, Chisholm ACT
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    ... NOTICE OF MEETING Re Robyn Maria Maybury of 64 Hambidge Crescent, Chisholm ACT Take notice that the ... Bankruptcy Act 1966 authorising Robert William Morton of Bird Cameron, 21 Torrens Street, Braddon ACT to call ... 108 words
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    For a rich musical experience, follow the music in our theme while listening to an ABC Classic FM broadcast.The Song Company and pianist Ian Munro perform a musical view of Australia's cultural h...

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  4. RN Best Reads: Robyn Williams
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  2. Sydney - a social atlas : 2001 census of population and housing
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