|Name||Albert Lloyd George Rees|
|Birth||(1916-01-15)15 January 1916 Melbourne,Victoria|
|Death||(1989-08-14)(aged 73) North Balwyn, Victoria|
|Died At||North Balwyn, Victoria|
Events Occured in Scienctist Life
He then worked part-time as a laboratory assistant at Melbourne University whilst studying for a Chemistry degree, which he obtained in 1936.
After further study for an M.Sc (awarded in 1938) he travelled to England to work at Imperial College.
In 1958, having grown to a staff of 30 and equipped with X-ray diffraction equipment, a mass spectrometer, an ultra-violet and an infra-red spectrometer, the section became the Chemical Physics Division.
He was elected a fellow of the Australian Chemical Institute in 1948 and awarded their Rennie (1945), Smith (1951) and Leighton (1970) Medals.
He became a fellow of the Australian Academy of Science in 1954 and was awarded CBE in 1978.He retired from CSIRO in 1978 and died in 1989.
In 1990, the Council of the Australian Academy of Science agreed on the proposal of Sir Alan Walsh FAA to initiate a series of lectures by distinguished researchers in chemical physics, to recognise the contributions of Rees to science, industry and education.
The award has been made to: 2018 — Paul Mulvaney 2016 —