Mike Rickard - field and tectonic geologist
|Collections||ANU Emeritus Faculty Oral History Project|
|Title:||Mike Rickard - field and tectonic geologist|
|Publisher:||Canberra, ACT : Emeritus Faculty Inc., The Australian National University.|
Mike Rickard was born and educated in London, and after field studies and practice in Canada and Fiji, joined the Geology Department in the School of General Studies at ANU in 1963. He became Reader in Geology and held appointments as Sub Dean and Deputy Dean of Science Head of Department of Geology, and the exalted ceremonial position of Marshall of the University. Mike was at different times Secretary and President of the Geological Society of Australia, and was appointed a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Geoscientists, which oversees professional standards in geology. In 1996, he was awarded the AB Edwards Medal by the Geological Society for best paper in economic geology. After retirement in 1995, Mike became a visiting fellow at ANU, active in continuing education through the University of the Third Age. He is now a committee member of ANU Emeritus Faculty. Mike has recently written a history of geology in ANU, and is a contributor to Geology of the ACT.
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