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Researcher scientist , writer

Dalway John Swaine, Australian researcher scientist, writer. Recipient P.H. Given award Pennsylvania State University, 1998; Sir John and Lady Higgins research scholarship University Melbourne, 1950-1951. Fellow Royal Australian Chemical Institute; member Sydney University Chemical Society (president 1973-1974), Royal Society New South Wales (president 1976).

Background

Swaine, Dalway John was born on January 23, 1920 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Son of Gilbert Stanley and Martha Gertrude (Bell) Swaine.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Melbourne, 1945. Master of Science, University Melbourne, 1947. Doctor of Philosophy, Aberdeen (Scotland) University, 1952.

Career

Senior demonstrator, U. Melbourne, 1947-1949;senior science officer, Macaulay Institute, Scotland, 1952-1959;chief research scientist, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, 1959-1985;honorary research fellow, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, since 1985;professorial fellow, U. Sydney, since 1984. Visiting distinguished professor of University Kansas, 1980.

Works

Membership

Fellow Royal Australian Chemical Institute. Member Sydney University Chemical Society (president 1973-1974), Royal Society New South Wales (president 1976).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: travel, lecturing, writing, reading, music.

Connections

Married Winifred Christian Morgan, August 9, 1955. Children: Patricia Mairi, Philip Dalway.

father:
Gilbert Stanley Swaine

mother:
Martha Gertrude (Bell) Swaine

spouse:
Winifred Christian Morgan

children:
Patricia Mairi Swaine

Philip Dalway Swaine