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William Ivo (Bill) Whitton [1924-2019]
Early life Bill Whitton was born in Sandringham, a bayside suburb of Melbourne, on 4 October 1924 and died in […]
Eric Stodden West
Eric Stodden West was the Division of Irrigation Research's Officer-in-Charge from 1924, when it was known as the Commonwealth Citrus Research Station until his retirement in 1956.
Alexander Victor ‘Bill’ Lyon (1886-1962)
Early life Alexander Victor ‘Bill’ Lyon was born on 19 January 1886 in the small town of Apsley, Victoria. Tertiary […]
William John Young (1878–1942)
Early life William John Young (1878-1942), biochemist, was born on 26 January 1878 at Withington, Manchester, Lancashire, England, son of […]
Sir Charles James Martin (1866–1955)
Early life Sir Charles James Martin (1866-1955), physiologist and pathologist, was born on 9 January 1866 at Hackney, London, son […]
Alan David Donald
Tertiary education and early career Alan Donald graduated from the University of Sydney with a Bachelor of Veterinary Science (Honours) […]
Enid Campbell Plante
Early life Enid Campbell Plante was born in Albury, New South Wales on 8 October 1918. Enid was Head Prefect […]
Dr Brian Harrison Walker
Biography Dr Brian Walker is an Honorary Research Fellow at CSIRO Land & Water and an Honorary Professor at the […]