Smyth, James Desmond (1917-1998)

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Smyth, J. D. (James Desmond)
Smyth, J. D. (James Desmond) (1917-1998)
Smyth, James Desmond
Smyth, James Desmond (1917-1999)
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Zoologist
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Biographies

James Desmond Smyth was the foundation Professor of Zoology at the Australian National University in Canberra (1959-1971). Prior to that he was Chair in Zoology at Canberra University College (1958-1960). He was of the first scientists to take up the study of parasites and authored over 100 scientific journal articles and six books on the topic. His book (1962) remained in continuous print for decades.

  • Education - Bachelor of Arts (BA) and Bachelor of Science (BSc) completed at Trinity College, Dublin
  • Education - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) completed at trinity College
  • Career position - Lecturer in Zoology at universities in Leicester, Leeds and Dublin, UK
  • Career position - Chair of Experimental Biology at Trinity College
  • Education - Doctor of Science (DSc) received from Trinity College
  • Career position - Chair in Zoology at Canberra University College
  • Career position - Chair of Parasitology at Imperial College, London

View the full record at Encyclopedia of Australian Science

Professor James Desmond Smyth died in January this year. For 12 years (1959-1971), he was the foundation Professor of Zoology at the ANU.

View the full record at Obituaries Australia

Resources for James Desmond Smyth

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Smyth, James Desmond
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science

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  1. The physiology of trematodes / James Desmond Smyth
    Smyth, J. D. (James Desmond)
    [ Book : 1966 ]
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  2. Parasites as models in cellular differentiation : inaugural lecture, 15 February 1972 / J.D. Smyth
    Smyth, J. D. (James Desmond)
    [ Book : 1972 ]
    At ANU Library
    Parasites as models in cellular differentiation : inaugural lecture, 15 February 1972 / J.D. Smyth
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  3. Introduction to animal parasitology / J.D. Smyth ; with a chapter on immunoparasitology by D. Wakelin
    Smyth, J. D. (James Desmond), 1917-
    [ Book : 1962-1994 ]
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    Introduction to animal parasitology / J.D. Smyth ; with a chapter on immunoparasitology by D. Wakelin
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  4. The physiology of cestodes / [by] J. D. Smyth
    Smyth, J. D. (James Desmond), 1917-
    [ Book : 1969 ]
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    At 15 libraries
    The physiology of cestodes / [by] J. D. Smyth
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  5. The biology of costoda life-cycles
    Smyth, J. D. (James Desmond)
    [ Book : 1963 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 32,691.281)

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