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Biographical entry Hyde, Bruce Godfrey (1925 - 2014)

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Born
13 March 1925
Abercynon, Wales
Died
16 February 2014
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Occupation
Inorganic chemist

Summary

Bruce Hyde was an inorganic chemist who made major contributions to solid state chemistry, particularly to the characterisation of non-stoichiometry and structural complexity in the solid state. After holding a personal chair in chemistry at the University of Western Australia he became Professor of Inorganic Chemistry at the Australian National University in 1979, being appointed Emeritus Professor on retiring in 1990.

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1951
Education - Bachelor of Science (BSc) completed at the University of Bristol, UK
1954
Life event - Migrated to Australia
1957 - 1961
Career position - Lecturer in Chemistry at the University of Melbourne
1962
Education - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) completed at the University of Bristol
1962 - 1964
Career position - Senior Research Fellow in the Chemistry Department of the Arizona State University, USA
1964 - 1975
Career position - Senior Lecturer then Reader in Chemistry at the University of Western Australia
1968 - 1990
Career position - Visiting Fellow at Arizona State University (multiple three to six month stints)
1972 - 1990
Career position - Visiting Fellow at Lund University in Sweden (multiple three to six month stints)
1973
Education - Doctor of Science (DSc) received from the University of Bristol
1975 - 1977
Career position - Chair of Inorganic Chemistry (Solid State Chemistry) at the University of Leiden in The Netherlands
1975 - 2014
Award - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA)
1976
Award - H. G. Smith Memorial Medal, Royal Australian Chemical Institute
1977 - 1978
Career position - Personal Professor in Chemistry at the University of Western Australia
1979 - 1990
Career position - Chair of Inorganic Chemistry at the Research School of Chemistry, Australian National University in Canberra
1986
Award - Archibald Liversidge Medal, Royal Society of New South Wales
1990
Career position - Retired and appointed Emeritus Professor of Chemistry at the Australian National University

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Journal Articles

  • Hyde, B. G. and Day, P, 'John Stuart Anderson', Historical Records of Australian Science, 9 (2) (1992), 127-49. http://www.publish.csiro.au/paper/HR9920920127.htm. Details
  • Withers, Ray, Sellar, Jeffrey, O'Keefe, Michael and Hyde, Stephen, 'Bruce Godfrey Hyde 1925-2014', Historical Records of Australian Science, 26 (2) (2015), 179-91. Details

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