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Early life Annabelle Duncan was born in Nelson, New Zealand. She was the younger daughter of Gordon (small business owner) and Gladys (housewife). Her sister Mary, became a shorthand typist and worked in various clerical and office manager roles. She attend Waimea College in Richmond, Nelson, initially with the intention of following her sister into […]
Stub entry only. Contributions wanted Early life Frederick Charles Pye was born in Darling Point (Sydney) on 18th January 1895 and was very much a man of the land. He and his family were well known in grazing circles throughout Australia. His father (a direct descendant from settlers who came to Australia with the Second […]
The Nandergoroke Room at the Ian Wark Laboratories is named in her honour. Early life The Nandergoroke Room at the CSIRO Clayton site was so named during NAIDOC celebrations at that site in November 2015. Nandergoroke, a Bunurong woman was born in 1811 and died in 1882. She married the Bunurong head clansman, Derrimut. They […]
In 1951 Ian joined the CSIRO Wool Textile Research Research Laboratory, Biochemistry Unit under the Officer-in-Charge, Dr F G Lennox and remained there until his retirement from Officer-in-Charge in 1989.
Biography Robert Roger Ingpen AM, FRSA (born 13 October 1936) is an Australian graphic designer, illustrator, and writer. For his “lasting contribution” as a children’s illustrator he received the biennial, international Hans Christian Andersen Medal in 1986. From 1968, Mr Ingpen worked as a freelance designer, illustrator and author. He was also a member of […]
Dr Megan Clark was appointed to the Board of Rio Tinto and stepped down as Chief Executive of CSIRO 20 November 2014. Dr Clark is a geologist with a BSc (Hons) in Geology and PhD in Economic Geology from Queen’s University Canada and began her career as a mine and exploration geologist. Prior to CSIRO, […]
Biography Professor Brungs is a Rhodes Scholar, with a Doctorate in Inorganic Chemistry from Oxford University, and recipient of the University Medal in Industrial Chemistry from UNSW. Pre CSIRO Before joining CSIRO in 2002 Professor Brungs was a senior manager at McKinsey and Co, managing teams in North America, Asia, New Zealand and Australia. He […]
David Lloyd Topping was born in Pentrefoelas in North Wales on 8 May 1945. He was the only child of Mary Lloyd Topping (nee Thomas) and grew up with his mother and her family who were the local blacksmiths. He spoke only Welsh until he entered the local primary school, aged 5 years. He gained […]