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NICHOLLS, Frank Gordon

Born Melbourne 1 January 1916. Education, University of Melbourne (B.Sc. 1936, M.Sc. 1938). Research physicist, C.S.I.R. Radio Research Board, 1936-39. C.S.I.R./O. Secretariat 1939-63; Officer-in-charge, Australia & New Zealand Scientific Liaison Office, London, 1940-44; Secretary (General Administration), 1952-63. U.N. science appraisal mission, Thailand, 1960-61; chief adviser on applied research, Thailand, 1963-70. Deputy Director-General International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources 1970-76. Deputy General Manager of the Australian Innovation Corporation 1977-82; Joint Managing Director of Transknowledge Associates Pty. Ltd., 1977-.
  1. (With T.H. Laby, A.F.B. Nickson and H.C. Webster) Reflection of atmospherics at an ionized layer. Nature, 139 (1937), 837-838.
  2. (With T.H. Laby, A.F.B. Nickson and J.J. McNeill) Reflection of atmospherics by the ionosphere. Nature, 142 (1938), 353-354.
  3. (With T.H. Laby, J.J. McNeill and A.F.B. Nickson) Wave form, energy and reflexion by the ionosphere, of atmospherics. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, A, 174 (1940), 145-163.

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