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Hercus, Eric Oswald (1891 - 1962)

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Born: 23 June 1891  Dunedin, New Zealand.  Died: 30 June 1962  Sandringham, Victoria, Australia.
Eric Oswald Hercus was a senior lecturer in Natural Philosophy, University of Melbourne 1919-31, and an associate professor 1931-56. He was interested in the measurement of heat.

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c. 1912Bachelor of Science (BSc) completed at the University of Otago, New Zealand
1914Master of Science (MSc) completed at Victoria College in Wellington, New Zealand
1914 - 1915Studied (Doctor of Philosophy?) at the University of Cambridge, UK
1916 - 1918Lieutenant with the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
1919Studied (Doctor of Philosophy?) at the University of Cambridge
1923 - 1931Lecturer in Natural Philosophy at the University of Melbourne
1928Doctor of Science (DSc) received from the University of Melbourne
1931 - 1956Associate Professor of Natural Philosophy at the University of Melbourne

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Created: 20 October 1993
Modified: 7 September 2006

Published by The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre on ASAPWeb, 1994 - 2007
Originally published 1994-1999 by Australian Science Archives Project, 1999-2006 by the Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
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