Clunies Ross, William John (1850-1914)

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Ross, William John (1850-1914)
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Science educator; Science Teacher
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William John Clunies Ross (1850-1914), science teacher, was born on 31 March 1850 in London, son of Robert Clunies Ross, sea captain, and his wife Harriet, née Allen. Robert came from the Shetland Islands...

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William Clunies Ross taught at technical institutes throughout New South Wales. Some of the subjects he lectured include mineralogy, chemistry, geology, metallurgy, physiography, and geometrical drawing.

  • Education - Bachelor of Science (BSc) completed at King's College, University of London
  • Career position - Fellow of the Geological Society
  • Life event - Migrated to Australia (Sydney)
  • Career position - Resident Science Master at Bathurst, New South Wales
  • Taxonomy event - Eucalyptus rossii R.T.Baker & H.G.Sm.was named for Ross.
  • Career position - Chief Lecturer in Chemistry and Metallurgy at Sydney Technical College

View the full record at Encyclopedia of Australian Science

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Clunies Ross, William John
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. On Modern Methods of Teaching Chemistry
    Clunies Ross, W.J.
    Published: Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science, Sydney, 1898
    Series: Report of the Seventh Meeting of the Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science, 7, 333
  3. The Study of Australian Eucalypts
    McCarthy, Gavan; Smith, Ailie; Moje, Christine; Rigby, Rebecca
    Published: eScholarship Research Centre, 2013
  4. Chemistry in Australia Bibliography
    Collins, David
    Published: eScholarship Research Centre, 2009
  5. Botanists of the Eucalypts: short biographies of people who have named eucalypts, whose names have been given to species or who have collected type material
    Hall, Norman
    Published: CSIRO, Melbourne, 1978

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  1. Clunies-Ross : 1884 journal : voyage from London to Hobart Town, Tasmania, on the "Ethel"
    [ Unpublished : 1970-1979 ]
    At State Library VIC
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