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Biographical entry Martin, Raymond Leslie (1926 - )

AO, FAA, FTSE, FRSC, FRACI

Born
3 February 1926
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Occupation
Chemist and University Administrator

Summary

Raymond Leslie Martin was an expert in the field of inorganic chemistry. He was appointed Emeritus Professor at the Australian National University in 1992 and lectured and worked at Monash University, the University of Melbourne, and the University of New South Wales. Martin chaired and headed many organisations and committees during his career and was Director of Circadian Technologies Ltd. from 1986. He was a member or Fellow of many of Australia's top scientific bodies and was appointed an Officer in the Order of Australia (AO) in 1987 for his services.

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1949 - 1951
Award - 1851 Exhibition Scholar
1951 - 1954
Career position - Research Fellow at the Sidney Sussex College at Cambridge, UK
1954 - 1959
Career position - Senior Lecturer in Inorganic Chemistry at the University of New South Wales
1962 - 1977
Career position - Professor of Inorganic Chemistry at the University of Melbourne
1968
Award - H.G. Smith Memorial Medal received from the Royal Australian Chemical Institute
1969
Career position - President of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute
1971 -
Award - Fellow, Australian Academy of Science
1971
Career position - Dean of the Faculty of Science at the University of Melbourne
1976
Award - Archibald Liversidge Medal, Royal Society of New South Wales
1977 -
Career position - Emeritus Professor at the Australian National University (ANU), Canberra
1977 - 1987
Career position - Vice-Chancellor, Monash University
1978
Award - Inorganic Chemistry Medal received from the Royal Australian Chemical Institute
1979 -
Career position - Fellow of Queen's College at the University of Melbourne
1984 - 1987
Career position - Chairman, International Atomic Weights Commission
1986 -
Career position - Director of Circadian Technologies Ltd.
1987
Award - Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) for service to learning
1987 - 1991
Career position - Professor of Chemistry at Monash University, Victoria
1988 - 1992
Career position - Chair of the Australian Science and Technology Council
1989 - 1992
Career position - Member of the Prime Minister's Science and Engineering Council
2001
Award - Centenary Medal for service to Australian society and science in the chemistry of metals

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