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Pitman, Michael George (1933 - 2000)

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Born: 7 February 1933  England.  Died: 30 March 2000  Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia.
Michael Georg Pitman was Professor of Biology (Plant Physiology), University of Sydney, 1966-83, followed by a period in CSIRO. he became Chief Scientist, Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet in 1992.

Career Highlights
Born 7 February 1933. Died Canberra, 30 March 2000. Educated University of Cambridge (MA, PhD, ScD). OBE 1978. Fellow, St John's College, Cambridge 1959-62, Demonstrator, Department of Botany, University of Adelaide 1958-62, Lecturer, Department of Botany 1962-66, Professor of Biology (Plant Physiology) , University of Sydney 1966-83, Director, Institute of Biological Resources, CSIRO 1983-85, Associate Member of Executive 1985-87, Deputy to Chief Executive 1987-88, Chief Scientific Adviser, Department of Industry Technology and Commerce 1988-92, Chief Scientist, Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, 1992-. Fellow, Australian Academy of Science 1981.

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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