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Britz, Margaret (1952 - )

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Educator, Food scientist and Microbiologist
Born: 12 June 1952  Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Margaret Britz was appointed Foundation Chair of Food Science at the University of Melbourne in 1998. She has also been Head of the Department of Food Science and Agribusiness in the Institute of Land and Food Resources, University of Melbourne. Research areas of interest of Britz include medical microbiology, human physiology and biochemistry, industrial microbiology, environmental technologies and microbiology, and the physiology and genetics of food-grade microbes.

Career Highlights

1982Fulbright Postdoctoral Fellow at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
1992 - 1996Chair of the Environment Council of Victoria
1997 - Director of the Australian Rural Leadership Foundation
1998Foundation Chair of Food Science at the University of Melbourne


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Modified: 15 April 2003

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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