Collection 2018/1 - Bruce Scott Collection

Memories of Physics in the army huts at Sandy Bay

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Bruce Scott Collection


  • 2009-2021 (Creation)

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1 folder

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Dr Bruce Scott, BSc 1945; PhD 1956 (Tasmania); DSc Hon Silpakorn Uni (Thailand) 1986, besides teaching and research in physics and biophysics at UTAS from 1945 to 1988, also served terms as Dean of the Faculty of Science and Chairman of the Schools Board of Tasmania. He was also involved with setting up linkages between universities in South East Asia and those in Australia and continued with this into retirement. Scott was a student of McAulays during the latter part of the war and then went on to become part of the staff in 1945, gaining his PhD, with McAulay as his supervisor, in 1956
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Donated by Bruce Scott

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Collection consists of an article entitled Memories of Physics in the army huts at Sandy Bay that was written by Bruce Scott in 2018. It documents the early days of the Physics Department on the Sandy Bay Campus of the University of Tasmania and is accompanied by some negatives of the site and of people.

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This material is made available for personal research and study purposes under the University of Tasmania Standard Copyright Licence. For any further use permission should be obtained from the copyright owners. For assistance please contact

When reusing this material, please cite the reference number and provide the following acknowledgement:
“Courtesy of the UTAS Library Special & Rare Collections”

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  • English

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WR 22.11.21




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