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Scott, George Anderson Macdonald (1933 - 1998)

Born: 10 March 1933  Glasgow, Scotland.  Died: 23 March 1998  New Zealand.
George Anderson M. Scott was Reader in Botany at Monash University and a master of Queen's College at the University of Melbourne. His main area of expertise was the plant group known as Bryophytes, which includes mosses and liverworts. Scott donated his highly prized specimen collections to the National Herbarium in Melbourne. He also made major contributions to the general field of botany and was a member of the Linnean Society.

Career Highlights

1959Graduated with a gold medal in Botany at the University of Glasgow, Scotland
1961Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) completed at University College of North Wales
1961 - 1962Assistant Lecturer in Botany at the University of Otago, New Zealand
1962 - 1969Lecturer then Senior Lecturer (1969) in Botany at the University of Otago
1970 - 1973Senior Research Fellow at Monash University in Clayton, Victoria
1973 - 1983Senior Lecturer in Botany at Monash University
1976Moses of Southern Australia (co-authored with I. Stone) published
1976Research Fellow of Corpus Christi, Cambridge, UK
1978Member of the Bryophyte Committee of the International Association for Plant Taxonomy
1983Research Fellow of Corpus Christi, Cambridge
1984 - 1986Reader in Botany at Monash University
1985The South Australian Liverworts published
1986 - 1992Master of Queen's College at the University of Melbourne


Structure based on ISAAR(CPF) - click here for an explanation of the fields.Created: 13 September 2006
Modified: 14 September 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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