Bishop, P. O. (Peter Orlebar) (1917-)

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Bishop, P. O. (1917-)
Bishop, P. O. (Peter Orlebar) (1917-2012)
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Bishop, Peter Orlebar (1917-)
Bishop, Peter Orlebar (1917-2012)
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Biographies

Peter Bishop was Professor of Physiology, University of Sydney 1955-1967 and at the John Curtin School of Medical Research, Australian National University, Canberra 1967-1982. He provided increased understanding of people's ability to see in three dimensions.

Born Tamworth, New South Wales, 14 June 1917. Educated University of Sydney (MB, BS 1940, DSc 1967). AO 1986. Junior Resident Medical Officer, Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney 1941, Neurological Registrar 1941-42, Surgeon Lieutenant, RANR 1942-46, Clinical Assistant in Neurosurgery, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital 1946, Fellow, Postgraduate Committee in Medicine, University of Sydney 1946-50, Clinical Clerk, National Hospital for Nervous Diseases, Queen Square London 1946-47, Research Fellow, Department of Anatomy, University College London 1947-50, Fellow, National Health and Medical Research Council, Department of Surgery, University of Sydney 1950-51, Senior Lecturer, Department of Physiology, University of Sydney 1951-54, Reader in Physiology 1954-55, Professor of Physiology and Head of Department of Physiology 1955-67, Professor and Head of Department of Physiology, Australian National University 1967-82, Honorary Research Associate, Department of Anatomy and Histology, University of Sydney 1987-. Fellow, Australian Academy of Science 1967, Fellow, Royal Society 1977, Australia Prize 1993. Chairman of Board, "Historical Records of Australian Science" 1982-1997. The P.O. Bishop Medal, awarded annually to the top student taking the Bachelor of Science (Medical) degree, was struck by the University of Sydney in his honour.

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  • (Corporate Body) Alfred Hospital (1871 - )

    <p>Peter Bishop held multiple positions at the Alfred Hospital including Junior Medical Office in 1941, Neurological Registrar between 1941 and 1942, and Clinical Assistant in Neurosurgery in 1946.</p>

  • (Corporate Body) The University of Sydney (1850 - )

    <p>Peter Bishop held multiple positions at the University of Sydney Department of Physiology including Senior Lecturer from 1951 to 1954, Reader from 1954 to 1955 and Professor and Head of Physiology from 1955 to 1967. Prior to this he was a Fellow of the Postgraduate Committee in Medicine (1946 - 1950) and the National Health and Medical Research Council (1950 - 1951) within the University of Sydney. Peter Bishop was also made an Honorary Research Associate at the Department of Anatomy and Histology.</p>

  • (Corporate Body) Australian National University (1946 - )

    <p>Peter Bishop was a Professor at Australian National Universities Department of Physiology between 1967 and 1982.</p>

  • (Corporate Body) Australian Academy of Science (1954 - )

    <p>Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA)</p>

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Bishop, Peter Orlebar
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Portraits in Science
    Moyal, Ann
    Published: National Library of Australia, Canberra, 1994
  3. Interview with Professor Peter Bishop
    Blythe, Max
    Published: Australian Academy of Science, 2002
    Series: Interviews with Australian scientists
  4. Bishop, Peter Orlebar - Ms 154
    Published: Australian Academy of Science, 1994
    Series: Listing of Adolph Basser Library holdings
  5. Terra Australis Incognita: the Emergence of Physiology in Australia
    Bishop, P. O.
    Published: Australian Academy of Science, Canberra, 1984
    Series: Frontiers in Psychological Reserach, 1-15
  6. Physiology in Sydney in the 1950s
    Bishop, P. O.
    Published: 1983
    Series: Proceedings of the Australian Phsyiological and Pharmacologial Society, 14, 1, 48-57
  7. Davies, Harold Whitridge (1894-1946), Professor of Physiology
    Bishop, P. O.
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1993
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 13, 580-581
  8. Peter Orlebar Bishop, 14 June 1917 - 3 June 2012
    Pettigrew, Jack D. and Dreher, Bogdan
    Published: 2018
    Series: Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of The Royal Society, 64, 51-68
  9. Robert Ford Whelan 1922-1984
    Glover, W. E.
    Published: 1986
    Series: Historical Records of Australian Science, 6, 3, 409-421
  10. Adolph Basser Library Manuscript Collection
    Smith, Ailie
    Published: eScholarship Research Centre, 2012

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  1. Terra Australis Incognita : the emergence of physiology in Australia / by P. O. Bishop
    Bishop, P. O. (Peter Orlebar), 1917-
    [ Book : 1971 ]
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