Murray, P. D. F. (Patrick Desmond Fitzgerald)

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Murray, Patrick Desmond Fitzgerald
Murray, Patrick Desmond Fitzgerald (1900-1967)
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Patrick Desmond Fitzgerald Murray (1900-1967), zoologist, was born on 18 June 1900 at Dorchester, Dorset, England, youngest of three children of Australian-born parents (Sir) John Hubert Plunkett Murray,...

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Patrick Murray was appointed Challis professor of zoology at the University of Sydney in 1949 and resigned in 1960. He then took up a readership in zoology (later, research fellow) at the University of New England where he specialized in experimental embryology. Prior to these two posts Murray worked overseas at many prestigious institutes including the Strangeways Research Laboratory at the University of Cambridge (UK); the University of Freiburg (Germany); Bedford College for Women, University of London; and at St Bartholomew's Hospital Medical School.

  • 1914 Education - Entered St Ignatius' College in Riverview, New South Wales
  • 1922 Education - Matriculated at Magdalen College, Oxford, UK
  • 1922 Education - Bachelor of Science (BSc) completed at the University of Sydney
  • 1924 Education - Bachelor of Science (BSc) completed at the University of Oxford
  • 1924 - 1929 Career position - Macleay Fellow of the Linnean Society of New South Wales and Lecturer and Demonstrator in Zoology at the University of Sydney
  • 1926 Education - Doctor of Science (DSc) received from the University of Sydney
  • 1929 - c. 1930 Career position - Rockefeller Foundation Fellow at the universities of Cambridge (UK) and Freiburg (Germany)
  • 1931 - 1935 Career position - Smithson Fellow of Natural Sciences at the Strangeways Research Laboratory, Cambridge
  • 1936 Career position - Bones: A Study of the Development and Structure of the Vertebrate Skeleton published
  • c. 1936 - c. 1939 Career position - Demonstrator in Zoology at Bedford College for Women, University of London
  • 1939 - 1949 Career position - Reader in Biology and Comparative Anatomy at St Bartholomew's Hospital Medical School, UK
  • 1949 - 1960 Career position - Challis Professor of Zoology at the University of Sydney
  • 1954 - Award - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA)
  • 1960 - Career position - Reader, later Research Fellow in Zoology at the University of New England in New South Wales

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  1. Biology : an introduction to medical and other studies / by P. D. F. Murray
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  2. Bones : a study of the development and structure of the vertebrate skeleton / by P.D.F. Murray ; with an introduction by B.K. Hall
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    Bones : a study of the development and structure of the vertebrate skeleton / by P.D.F. Murray ; with an introduction by B.K. Hall
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  3. Bones : a study o the development and structure of the vertebrate skeleton / by P. D. F. Murray
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  4. An experimental study of the development the limbs of the chick / by P.D.F. Murray
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