Bullen, K.E.

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The New Zealander Bullen was a long term research collaborator with Jeffreys in respect of the preparation of seismological tables.Between 1931-1934 he was a student at St John's College Cambridge (on leave from Auckland University College where he was a lecturer in Mathematics). Jeffreys supervised Bullen's Ph.D. research. Bullen returned to Auckland but subsequently made his career in Australia at the University of Melbourne and then the University of Sydney where he was Professor of Applied Mathematics, 1946-1971. Jeffreys wrote the biographical memoir of Bullen for the Royal Society.

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