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Wright, Douglas (1907 - 1990)

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Born: 7 August 1907  Central Castra, Tasmania, Australia.  Died: 28 February 1990.
Douglas (Roy) Wright was Professor of Physiology, University of Melbourne 1939-71 and played a leading role in the direction taken by medical research during that period in Australia. He was Chancellor of the University of Melbourne 1980-89.

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Alternative Names: Wright, Roy (Also known as)

1937 - 1939Worked with Howard Florey in England
1939 - 1971Professor of Physiology at the University of Melbourne
1971 - 1975Medical Director of the Peter MacCallum Institute, Melbourne
1972 - 1980Deputy Chancellor at the University of Melbourne
1980 - 1989Chancellor at the University of Melbourne


Structure based on ISAAR(CPF) - click here for an explanation of the fields.Prepared by: McCarthy, G.J.
Created: 20 October 1993
Modified: 15 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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