Richard Godfrey Christian Parry Okeden
The honorary degree of Doctor of Science was conferred upon Richard Godfrey Christian Parry Okeden at the ceremony of conferring of degrees held in the Great Hall on 11 June 1957.
Richard Parry Okeden was Chairman of the Nuclear Research Foundation within the University from its inception in 1954 until 1957. His work in this capacity was marked by the time and energy which he expended in organising the Foundation in its initial stages and by his constant interest in all aspects of its activities. He has been Chairman of Directors, Managing-Director or Director of a number of companies, and was from 1951 to 1953 President of the New South Wales Chamber of Manufacturers and from 1952 to 1953 President of the Associated Chambers of Manufacturers of Australia.
From the Senate report for 1957