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Biographical entry Manchester, Richard Norman (1942 - )

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Born
5 June 1942
Greymouth, New Zealand
Occupation
Physicist
Website
http://www.atnf.csiro.au/people/Dick.Manchester/

Summary

Richard Norman Manchester has been involved in radio pulsar research at CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation) for over twenty-five years. He and his co-workers have discovered many of the pulsars known today. Manchester was Leader of the Pulsar - Supernova Remnant Project at CSIRO's Australia Telescope National Facility.

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1960 - 1964
Education - Bachelor of Science (BSc) completed at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand
1963
Career position - Senior Scholar at the University of Canterbury
1965 - 1967
Education - Studies at the University of Newcastle, New South Wales
1967 - 1969
Career position - Member of the American Geophysical Union
1968 -
Career position - Member of the Astronomical Society of Australia
1968 - 1969
Career position - Research Scientist at the Division of Radiophysics at CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation)
1969
Education - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) completed
1969 - 1971
Career position - Research Associate at the US National Radio Astronomy Observatory
1971 - 1973
Career position - Assistant Professor at the University of Massachusetts, USA
1973 -
Career position - Member of the International Astronomical Union
1973 - 1974
Career position - Associate Professor at the University of Massachusetts, USA
1974 - 1976
Career position - Senior Research Scientist at the Division of Radiophysics at CSIRO
1975 - 1981
Career position - Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Massachusetts, USA
1976 - 1980
Career position - Principal Research Scientist at the Division of Radiophysics at CSIRO
1978
Award - Pawsey Medal received from the Australian Academy of Science
1979 - 1980
Career position - Chairman, Scientific Organizing Committee, International Astronomical Union Symposium No. 95 'Pulsars', Bonn, Germany
1980 - 1987
Career position - Leader of the Astrophysics Group at CSIRO
1981 -
Career position - Senior Principal Research Scientist at the Division of Radiophysics at CSIRO
1981 - 1988
Career position - Honorary Associate at the University of Sydney
1982
Award - Pawsey Memorial Lecture, Australian Institute of Physics
1982 - 1987
Career position - Member, Australian Telescope Advisory Committee
1984
Career position - SERC Visiting Fellowship to the University of Manchester, UK
1986 - 1992
Career position - Member, National Committee for Radio Science, Australian Academy of Science
1989 -
Award - Fellow, Australian Academy of Science
1989 - 2003
Career position - Chief Research Scientist, Australian Telescope National Facility
1991 - 1995
Career position - Member, Australian Telescope Steering Committee
1992 - 1993
Career position - Visiting Professor, Princeton University, New Jersey, U.S.A.
1993
Award - CSIRO Medal received
1994 - 1997
Career position - Member of Council, Astronomical Society of Australia
1995
Award - Walter Burfitt Prize received from the Royal Society of New South Wales
1997 -
Award - Honorary Fellow, Royal Society of New Zealand
1998 - 2001
Career position - Member of Council, Australian Academy of Science
1999 -
Career position - Member of Council, Astronomical Society of Australia
2001 -
Career position - Adjunct Professor, School of Physics, University of Sydney
2001
Award - Centenary Medal for service to Australian society and science in astrophysics
2001 - 2003
Career position - President, Astronomical Society of Australia
2001 - 2003
Career position - Member, National Committee for Astronomy, Australian Academy of Science
2003
Career position - Member, Organising Committee, International Astronomical Union 25th General Assembly, Sydney
2003 - 2005
Career position - Member of Council, Astronomical Society of Australia
2003 - 2008
Award - ARC Federation Fellow
2005
Career position - Member, International Advisory Committee for FAST Radio Telescope, Beijing, China
2007 -
Award - CSIRO Fellow
2007
Award - CSIRO Medal for Lifetime Achievement
2009 - 2012
Career position - President, Commission 31 Time, International Astronomical Union
2017
Award - Chinese Academy of Sciences President's International Fellowship Initiative Distinguished Scientists Award

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