Walsh, R. J. (Robert John) (1917-1983)

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Walsh, R. J. (1917-1983)
Walsh, Robert John, FAA (1917-1983)
Walsh, Robert John (1917-1983)
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Geneticist; Medical scientist; Medical Scientist
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Robert John Walsh (1917-1983), medical scientist, was born on 3 January 1917 in East Brisbane, second of seven children of Queensland-born parents John James Walsh, barrister, and his wife Catherine...

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Robert Walsh was Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales 1973-1982 and Visiting Professor of Human Genetics from 1962 and Professor 1967-1982. Earlier he was founder and Director of the New South Wales Red Cross Blood Transfusion Service from 1946.

Born Brisbane, 3 January 1917. Died Sydney, 20 July 1983. OBE 1970, AO 1976, AC 1982. Educated Universities of Queensland (1 year) and Sydney (medicine). Junior Resident Medical Officer, Sydney Hospital 1940, Senior Resident Medical Officer 1941; medical officer, Red Cross Society 1941; officer commanding New South Wales Blood Transfusion Service 1941-46, first Director, New South Wales Red Cross Blood Transfusion Service 1946-66; Professor of Human Genetics and Head of the School of Human Genetics, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales 1967-73, Dean, Faculty of Medicine 1973-82 and acting head, School of Community Medicine (which absorbed the School of Human Genetics) 1973-76. Fellow, Australian Academy of Science 1959; James Cook Medal, Royal Society of New South Wales 1980. Chairman (Biological Sciences), Australian Academy of Science 1966-70; chairman, Australian HA [Human Adaptability] Committee, International Biological Programme; chairman, Commonwealth-Queensland Committee of Inquiry into the Crown-of-thorns Starfish 1970-71; president, Australian Academy of Forensic Sciences; president, Sydney Hospitallers Association; president, Cystic Fibrosis Association of New South Wales; chairman, Australian Ionising Radiation Advisory Council 1973; Honorary life member of the Red Cross Society, the Australian Blood Transfusion Society, the Haematology Society of Australia, the German Haematology Society, the German Society for Blood Transfusion and the Australian Society of Anaesthetists.

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Walsh, Robert John
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Walsh, Robert John - Ms 127
    Published: Australian Academy of Science, 1994
    Series: Listing of Adolph Basser Library holdings
  3. Robert John Walsh
    Courtice, F. C .
    Published: 1985
    Series: Historical Records of Australian Science, 6, 2, 277-291
  4. Robert John Walsh 1917-1983
    Courtice, F. C.
    Published: Australian Academy of Science, 2006
    Series: Australian Academy of Science Biographical Memoirs
  5. Adolph Basser Library Manuscript Collection
    Smith, Ailie
    Published: eScholarship Research Centre, 2012
  6. Frank Macfarlane Burnet, 1899-1985
    Fenner, F.
    Published: 1987
    Series: Historical Records of Australian Science, 7, 1, 39-77

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  1. Papers
    Walsh, R. J. (Robert John), 1917-1983
    [ Unpublished : 1963-1974 ]
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  2. Report of the Review of the Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies, September 1982 / R.J. Walsh
    Review of the Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies
    [ Book : 1982 ]
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  3. Radioactive waste management, June 1979 / Australian Ionising Radiation Advisory Council
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    [ Book, Article : 1979-1980 ]
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  4. Report on research / sponsored by the Advisory Committee on Research into the Crown of Thorns Starfish
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    [ Book : 1975 ]
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  5. Walsh and Ward's, A guide to blood transfusion / Gordon Archer and Grace Parker
    Walsh, R. J. (Robert John), 1917-1983
    [ Book : 1969-1990 ]
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  6. Radioactive waste management, June 1979 / Australian Ionising Radiation Advisory Council
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  7. Human biology in Oceania : a journal devoted to the study of the nature, development, causes and origins of variations in the human populations of the Oceanic and neighbouring regions. [editor, R.J. Walsh]
    Walsh, R. J. (Robert John), 1917-1983
    [ Book : 1971 ]
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  8. Radiological safety and future land use in the Monte Bello Islands, August 1979 / Australian Ionising Radiation Advisory Council
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  9. Radiological safety and future land use in the Monte Bello Islands, August 1979 / Australian Ionising Radiation Advisory Council
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  10. Radiological safety and future land use at the Emu atomic weapons test site / The Australian Ionising Radiation Advisory Council
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    [ Book : 1980 ]
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  1. Papers
    Walsh, R. J. (Robert John), 1917-1983
    [ Unpublished : 1963-1974 ]
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  2. Report of the Committee appointed by the Commonwealth and Queensland Governments on the problem of the Crown-of-thorns starfish (Acanthaster planci)
    Committee on the Problem of the Crown-of-thorns Starfish (Australia)
    [ Book : 1971 ]
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  3. Institute of Aboriginal Studies under attack
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