Commemoration of Sir Mark Oliphant

Sunday, 13 August, 2000

A public commemoration of the life of Sir Mark Oliphant will be held at 10.30am on Friday 25 August in the Great Hall, University House, Australian National University, 18 Balmain Crescent, Acton, ACT. The commemoration is hosted by the Australian Academy of Science, the Australian National University and University House and all are welcome. Morning tea will be served at approximately 11.30am, following the commemoration.

Speakers will include the Governor General, Sir William Deane; the president of the Australian Academy of Science, Professor Brian Anderson; the Chancellor of the Australian National University, Professor the Hon Peter Baume; the Director of the ANU Research School of Physical Sciences and Engineering, Professor Erich Weigold; and members of Sir Mark's family.

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