Honorary awards

Professor Arthur John Birch

The honorary degree of Doctor of Science was conferred upon Professor Arthur John Birch, Professor of Organic Chemistry at ANU and one of the great organic chemists of the twentieth century, by the Chancellor Sir Hermann Black on 2 November 1977.

Arthur John Birch and John Warcup Cornforth

The Chancellor with Professor Birch (centre) and Sir John Cornforth, photo, courtesy University of Sydney Archives.