Pollock Lecture - The Royal Society of NSW

The Pollock Memorial Lecture

The Pollock Memorial Lectureship has been awarded about every four years since 1949 and is sponsored by the University of Sydney and the Society in memory of Professor J.A. Pollock, Professor of Physics at the University of Sydney (1899-1922) and a member of the Society for 35 years.

 Nominations for the 2018 award will close on 30 September 2018. A letter of nomination and the nominee's full curriculum vitae should be sent to the Awards Committee at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The medal will be presented at the Society's Annual Dinner.

The Pollock Memorial Lectureship 2017

 The Lectureship for 2017 will be awarded to Professor Andrea Morello FAPS FRSN.  He is Professor of Quantum Nanosystems at the School of Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications, UNSW.

Professor Morello is an internationally recognised leader in quantum science and technology. He has invented and demonstrated all of the fundamental building blocks of a silicon quantum computer, laying the foundations for its practical manufacturing. 

Year & LecturerYear & Lecturer
1949    T.M. Cherry
1952    H.S.W. Massey
1955    R. vd R. Woolley
1959    Sir Harold Jeffreys
1962    F. Hoyle
1965    F. Seitz
1969    A.R. Sandage
1972    L. Schwartz
1975    J.T. Wilson
1978    R.N. Bracewell
1981    E.E. Salpeter
1984    R.S. Pease
1995    D. Mills
2001    M. Bilek
2006    B. Josephson
2009    B. Schmidt
2013    M. Simmons
2017    A. Morello

 

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