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Biographical entry Bennett, Martin Arthur (1935 - )

FAA, FRACI, FRS

Born
11 August 1935
Harrow, United Kingdom
Occupation
Chemist

Summary

Martin Bennett is Emeritus Professor and a former Head of the Research School of Chemistry at the Australian National University in Canberra. He heads the Organotransition Metal Chemistry research group at the University. He is a fellow of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute and has been a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science since 1980.

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1961 - 1963
Career position - Turner and Newall Fellow, University College, London
1963 - 1967
Career position - Lecturer, Department of Chemistry, University College, London
1967
Life event - Settled in Australia
1967 - 1970
Career position - Fellow, Research School of Chemistry, Australian National University
1968 - 1995
Career position - Member, Editorial Board, Inorganica chimica acta
1970 - 1979
Career position - Senior Fellow, Research School of Chemistry, Australian National University
1977
Award - H. G. Smith Memorial Medal, Royal Australian Chemical Institute
1979 - 1991
Career position - Professional Fellow, Research School of Chemistry, Australian National University
1980 -
Award - Fellow, Australian Academy of Science
1981
Award - Award for Chemistry and Electrochemistry of Transition Metals, Royal Society of Chemistry, United Kingdom
1984
Career position - Member, International Advisory Board, Dictionary of Organometallic Compounds
1986 - 1988
Career position - Member, Editorial Board, Organometallics
1986 - 1991
Career position - Member, Editorial Board, Australian journal of chemistry
1987
Award - G. J. Burrows Award, Inorganic Chemistry Division, Royal Australian Chemical Institute
1988
Career position - Member, International Advisory Board, Member, Dictionary of Inorganic Compounds
1991
Award - Nyholm Medal, Royal Society of Chemistry, United Kingdom
1991 - 2000
Career position - Professor, Research School of Chemistry, Australian National University
1994
Career position - Member, International Advisory Board, Dictionary of Organometallic Compounds
1994
Award - Max Planck Society Award
1995 -
Award - Fellow, Royal Society, London
2000 -
Career position - Adjunct Professor, RMIT University
2000 - 2001
Career position - Member, Editorial Board, Inorganic chemistry
2001 -
Career position - Emeritus Professor, Research School of Chemistry, Australian National University
2001
Award - Centenary Medal for service to Australian society and science in chemistry
2005 -
Career position - Corresponding Member, Bavarian Academy of Sciences

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Journal Articles

  • Mander, Lewis N. and Bennett, Martin A., 'Rodney Warren Rickards 1934-2007', Historical Records of Australian Science, 22 (2011), 229-45. Details

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See also

  • Who's who in Australia 2012 (Melbourne: Crown Content Pty Ltd, 2012), 2430 pp. Details

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