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LF Power Memorial Lecture 2011 - The 21st Century Solar Army

Activity by Kiara Liessmann   |   added on Jun 07, 2011   |   Australia Official_iyc_logo


Presented by Professor Harry B. Gray - Arnold O. Beckman Professor of Chemistry, and Founding Director of the Beckman Institute, California Institute of Technology. The L. F. Power Memorial Lecture is an invited lecture in honour of the memory of Les Power.


2011 LF Power Memorial Lecture

6.00pm Thursday, 7 July 2011
Sir George Kneipp Auditorium (Building 26), James Cook University, Townsville

video-conference to A3.1, James Cook University, Cairns

The LF Power Memorial Lecture is an invited lecture in honour of the memory of Les Power.

Associate Professor Leslie Frederick Power (BCom, BSc, PhD) is remembered by his former colleagues and students for his many contributions to James Cook University and for his special interest in student affairs.

A broad interest in physical science led him to a first class honours degree in Chemistry at the University of Queensland in 1962. In the same year he became one of the first academic staff to be appointed at the University College of Townsville - later to become James Cook University of North Queensland.

He served on the first council of the University and was Dean of the Faculty of Science. At the time of his death he was acting head of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry.

Les Power died in an aeroplane crash on 26 May 1977 while returning from a North Queensland Electricty Board meeting at Julia Creek.



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