Buchanan, Gwynneth Vaughan (1886-1945)

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Zoologist
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Gwynneth Vaughan Buchanan (1886-1945), zoologist, was born on 21 November 1886 in Sydney, only child of Thomas Buchanan, banker, and his second wife Gwynneth, née Vaughan. After her father's death in...

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Gwynneth Buchanan became a Lecturer in 1921 and a Senior Lecturer in 1925 in Zoology at the University of Melbourne. Her much used text "Elements of Animal Morphology" was published in 1921. Prior to this she tutored biology at the secondary school and tertiary levels

  • Education - Bachelor of Science (BSc) completed at the University of Melbourne
  • Career position - Junior Demonstrator in Biology at the University of Melbourne
  • Education - Master of Science (MSc) completed at the University of Melbourne
  • Career position - Tutor in Biology at Queen's College, University of Melbourne
  • Career position - Senior Biology Mistress at the Presbyterian Ladies' College
  • Career position - Research on the embryology of Australian marsupials at University College, London
  • Career position - Tutor in Biology at Queen's, Ormond and Trinity colleges at the University of Melbourne
  • Career position - Public Examiner in Anatomy and Physiology
  • Career position - Government scholarship received for inquiry into human embryology
  • Education - Doctor of Science (DSc) received from the University of Melbourne
  • Career position - Public Examiner in Animal Morphology and Physiology
  • Career position - Lecturer-in-charge of Biology at the University of Western Australia
  • Career position - Lecturer in Zoology at the University of Melbourne
  • Career position - Senior Lecturer in Zoology at the University of Melbourne
  • Career position - Acting Head of Department at the University of Melbourne
  • Career position - Founding member of the McCoy Society for Field Investigation and Research

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  1. Buchanan, Gwynneth Vaughan
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Buchanan, Gwynneth Vaughan (1886-1945), zoologist
    Close, Cecily
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1979
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 7, 471-472
  3. Obituary: Dr. Gwynneth Vaughan Buchanan
    Published: 1945
    Series: Australian Journal of Science, 8, 2-3, 73
  4. Where are the Women in Australian Science?
    McCarthy, Gavan; Morgan, Helen; Smith, Ailie; van den Bosch, Alan
    Published: Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, 2003
  5. The Melbourne University Science Club, 1888-1937
    Buchanan, Gwynneth
    Published: 1937
    Series: The Science Review, 1, 16-21
  6. Who's Who in Australia 1944
    Alexander, John A.
    Published: The Herald and Weekly Times Ltd, Melbourne, 1944

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  1. Department of Zoology The University of Melbourne
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  1. OBITUARY. Dr. G. Buchanan
    The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954) Friday 22 June 1945 p 3 Article
    ... OBITUARY-Dr. - G. Buchanan The death of Dr. Gwynneth Vaughan Buchanan, of Walsh-street, South Yarra ... daughter of the late Thomas and Gwynneth Buchanan, of Sydney, and lately of Melbourne, Dr. Buchanan was ... 222 words
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  2. MR. J. H. EGERTON-WARBURTON TO MISS W. B. VAUGHAN.
    Punch (Melbourne, Vic. : 1900 - 1918; 1925) Thursday 20 February 1913 p 36 Article
    ... her cousin. Miss Gwynneth Buchanan, who was frocked in a fine floral muslin, and smart all-black hat ... MR. J. H. EGERTON-WARBURTON TO MISS W. B. VAUGHAN. The wedding of Mr. John F. Egerton ... 237 words
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  3. ITEMS OF INTEREST.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 17 January 1930 p 12 Article
    ... ITEMS OF INTEREST. Dr Gwnneth Vaughan Buchanan, senior       lecturer on zoology at ... 322 words
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  1. CONFIRMATION OF APPOINTMENTS
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 25 February 1983 [Issue No.36 (SUPPLEMENT)] p 936

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    ... ; Pamela Jane Cook; Gwynneth Leigh Davidson; Martin Phillip Drew; Kristine Grace Harrison; Jillian Lea ... ; Doreen Buchanan; Michael John Callan; Pauline Ann Carlton; John Chedzey; Lynn Collins; John Cullen; Verna ... 1215 words
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  2. RESIGNATIONS
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 27 February 1976 [Issue No.27 (SUPPLEMENT)] p 927

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    ... Anthony Thornton, Draftsman [4th November, 1975]. Jane Gwynneth Nicholls, Planning Assistant [16th ... September, 1975]. Department of Technical and Further Education S. Buchanan, Teacher of Secondary Studies ... 1677 words
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  3. COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC SERVICE. Examinations No. 1057 and 1060. FOR APPOINTMENT AS FEMALE TYPIST, NEW SOUTH WALES, VICTORIA, WESTERN AUSTRALIA, AND TASMANIA, AND ROCKHAMPTON, QUEENSLA...
    Commonwealth of Australia Gazette (National : 1901 - 1973) Thursday 18 May 1922 [Issue No.45] p 946

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    ... 'Riordan, Kathleen Vaughan Dynon, Irene Bridget Buchanan, Dorothy Jean 302 312 271 260 355 337 301 305 332 304 291 ... , Clarice Joyce Fair, Gwynneth May Thomas, Sadie .. Kealey, Pauline Kelly, Kathleen Patricia Daly, Ida ... 1356 words
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  1. PERSONAL ITEMS
    The bulletin.
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