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McAulay, Alexander Leicester (1895 - 1969)

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Born: 15 November 1895  Bellerive, Tasmania, Australia.  Died: 10 April 1969  Sandy Bay, Tasmania, Australia.
Alexander Leicester McAulay, the son of Professor Alexander McAulay, was Professor of Physics at the University of Tasmania from 1927-59 . His research included cosmic radiation, particle physics and metal surface electrochemistry. He established an optical laboratory during World War II and was the leader of the Optical Munitions team at the University of Tasmania.

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1916Bachelor of Science (BSc) completed at the University of Tasmania
1921Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) completed at the Unviersity of Manchester, UK
1921Bachelor of Arts (BA) completed at the University of Cambridge, UK
1922 - 1927Lecturer in Physics at the University of Tasmania
1927 - 1959Professor of Physics at the University of Tasmania

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