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Paul Wild address to the National Press Club, Canberra on 24 October 1984 [sound recording]
Bib ID 801419
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Wild, J. P. (John Paul), 1923-2008, Speaker
 
Access Conditions Access open for research and personal copies; written permission from the National Press Club required for public use. 
Description 1984 Oct. 24 
1 tape reel : 1 7/8 ips, mono. ; 5 in. 
Series

National Press Club luncheon address.

Summary

Wild speaks of Australian science ; CSIRO and its functions, history, benefits and role ; the government and science ; scientific research ; scientists ; other countries' attitudes to scientific research; changes needed.

Biography/History

Dr. Paul Wild was the Chairman of the CSIRO at the time of this recording.

Notes

Photographs available.

DCM record; National Library of Australia, Oral History and Folklore collection;

Subjects Research - Australia.  |  Science - Social aspects - Australia.  |  Science and state - Australia.

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