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Biographical entry Davies, Duncan Sheppey (1921 - 1987)

20 April 1921
Liverpool, England
25 March 1987
Paris, France
Science administrator


Duncan Sheppey Davies was Manager of ICI UK's Corporate Laboratories and later General Manager of ICI R&D London. He provided support to ICI Australia by assembling a large team of about 40 researchers in the UK to support Australia's team of about 25, working on a new method of synthesising nylon in the early 1960s.

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  • Allen, Geoffrey, 'Davies, Duncan Sheppey (1921 - 1987)', in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography [Electronic Resource], Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2004, Details


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Rosanne Walker