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Briggs, Basil Hugh (1923 - 1994)

Born: 1923  Bradford, England.  Died: 28 February 1994.
Basil Hugh Briggs was a senior lecturer and later reader in physics at the University of Adelaide from 1962 until his retirement. He had previously worked in the Radio Research Group, Cavendish Laboratory 1946-61.

Career Highlights
Born Bradford, England, 1923. Died Adelaide, 28 February 1994. Educated University of Cambridge (BA 1942, PhD 1952). Junior Scientific Officer, Telecommunications Research Establishment, Malvern 1942-46, Radio Research Group, Cavendish Laboratory 1946-61, Senior Lecturer in Physics, University of Adelaide for a few years from 1962, then Reader until his retirement. Member of the editorial panel for the "Journal of Atmospheric and Terrestrial Physics" for 25 years. Harrie Massey Prize for outstanding contribution to physics in Australia (Institute of Physics, UK) 1992.

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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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