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The Department of Chemistry started in 1929 with the official opening of Raffles College for the teaching of Arts and Science.Dr G E Brooke delivered the first lecture on chemistry in the College and the teaching of chemistry took place initially in the Government Analyst’s offices at Sepoy Lines. Dr George McOwan, who arrived in 1929, was the first Professor of Chemistry and he was joined in 1930 by Mr C T J Owen as lecturer. Dr P Purdie became Professor of Chemistry in 1940 after Professor McOwan resigned.
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