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McLennan, Ethel Irene (1891 - 1983)

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Botanist and Plant pathologist
Born: 15 March 1891  Williamstown, Victoria, Australia.  Died: 1983.
Ethel Irene McLennan was Associate Professor of Botany, University of Melbourne 1931-55, after having joined the staff in 1915. She specialized in mycology and plant pathology, and was awarded the Syme Prize in 1927.

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1914Bachelor of Science (BSc) completed at the University of Melbourne
1915 - 1931Demonstrator and Lecturer in Botany at the University of Melbourne
1921Doctor of Science (DSc) received from the University of Melbourne
1926Scandinavian fellowship received from the International Federation of University Women
1927Syme Prize received
1929Chairwoman of the Australian Pan-Pacific Women's Committee
1931 - 1955Associate Professor of Botany at the University of Melbourne
1934President of the Australian Federation of University Women
1937 - 1938Acting Head of the Biology Department at the University of Melbourne

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Structure based on ISAAR(CPF) - click here for an explanation of the fields.Prepared by: McCarthy, G.J.
Created: 20 October 1993
Modified: 10 September 2004

Published by The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre on ASAPWeb, 1994 - 2007
Originally published 1994-1999 by Australian Science Archives Project, 1999-2006 by the Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
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