Lloyd Rees Lecture

The call for nominations is currently closed


In 1990 Council 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 the late Dr A L G Rees FAA to science, industry and education.


  • 2020—C Jagadish (CSIRO Clayton: Lecture title tbc)
  • 2018—P Mulvaney (CSIRO Clayton: Excitons In Nanocrystals - To Blink or Not to Blink)
  • 2016—K. Nugent (La Trobe: X-ray lasers: the new wave in diffraction)
  • 2014—C. Foley (CSIRO: How superconductivity has changed your life)
  • 2012—J. Etheridge (Monash: 101 things to do with an energetic electron)
  • 2010—S.W. Wilkins (CSIRO: Riding the X-­Ray wave: some personal observations)
  • 2008—M. Simmons (UNSW: Atomic electronics – when will scaling reach its limit?)
  • 2006—J. Varghese CSIRO: Using synchrotron science as a probe for biological research)
  • 2004—P. Hannaford (Swinburne: The golden jubilee of atomic absorption)
  • 2002—D. Cockayne (Oxford: Exploring the nanoworld – adventure or investment)
  • 2000—P.M. Colman (Biomolecular Research Institute: New drugs for influenza and other things – the role of physics, chemistry, biology and business)
  • 1998—R.A. Lee (CSIRO: The optically variable device as an anti-­‐counterfeiting feature)
  • 1996—W.R. Blevin (CSIRO: Australian science made to measure)
  • 1993—W.E. James (James Optics: Making optics for astronomy)
  • 1991—J.M. Cowley (Arizona: The Lloyd Rees legacy)

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