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Ford, Julian Ralph (1932 - 1987)

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Chemist and Ornithologist
Born: 3 November 1932  Perth, Western Australia, Australia.  Died: 31 January 1987.
Julian Ralph Ford was a chemist with the Shell Oil Company of Australia 1956-60 before joining the Western Australian Education Department, Technical Education Division in 1960. He joined the Western Australian Institute of Technology in 1968.

Career Highlights
Born Perth, 3 November 1932. Died 31 January 1987. Educated University of Western Australia (BSc 1955, PhD 1983). Chemist, WA Branch, Shell Oil Company of Australia 1956-57, Deputy chief chemist 1957-60; lecturer in chemistry, Technical Education Division, Education Department of Western Australia 1960-63; lecturer in physical chemistry, Perth Technical College 1963-68; lecturer in physical chemistry, Western Australian Institute of Technology 1968-78; associate lecturer, Biology Department, Western Australian Institute of Technology 1978-87. Honorary Associate, Western Australian Museum 1963-87. Keen ornithologist, with interests in speciation, hybridisation, relationships, areas of origin, morphometrics, distribution and identification of Australian birds.

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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