• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: AWE3750

Payne-Scott, Ruby Violet

(1912 – 1981)
  • Born 28 May, 1912, Grafton New South Wales Australia
  • Died 25 May, 1981, Sydney New South Wales
  • Occupation Physicist, Teacher


Ruby Scott was assistant physicist in the Physics Department at the University of Sydney, then a teacher at Woodlands Church of England Grammar School, before the outbreak of WWII. Post-war, she worked as a radio engineer with Amalgamated Wireless Australasia. After the birth of her son she became a science teacher at Danebank Anglican School for Girls, where she established a Science Department.

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