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Currie, George Alexander (1896 - )

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Agricultural scientist
Born: 13 August 1896  Scotland
George Alexander Currie was Hackett Professor of Agriculture, University of Western Australia, 1939? He was specially commissioned in 1945 to make a survey and report to the Commonwealth Department of Post-War Reconstruction on rural training for ex-service personnel.

Career Highlights

1923Bachelor of Science (BSc) / Agricultural Science (BScAgr) completed at the University of Aderdeen in Scotland
1923 - 1926Manager of Salter Estates Co in Sarina, Queensland
1926 - 1929Assistant Entomologist with the Cotton Section Department of Agriculture and Stock in Brisbane
1929 - 1937Senior Research Officer in the Noxious Weeds Section of CSIR (Council for Scientific and Industrial Research) in Canberra
1936Doctor of Science (DSc) received from the University of Aderdeen
1937 - 1939Principal Research Officer for CSIR's Noxious Weeds Investigations
1939Hackett Professor of Agriculture at the University of Western Australia
1940 - 1945Vice-Chancellor (part time) at the University of Western Australia
1946 - Vice-Chancellor at the University of Western Australia


Structure based on ISAAR(CPF) - click here for an explanation of the fields.Prepared by: McCarthy, G.J.
Created: 20 October 1993
Modified: 26 June 2006

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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