Melville, J. (1908-1984)

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Melville, J.
Melville, James (1908-1984)
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Agricultural scientist; Agricultural Scientist
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James Melville (1908-1984), agricultural scientist, was born on 10 July 1908 at Lovells Flat, Otago, New Zealand, third of four children of Andrew Melville, farmer, and his wife Isabella, née Somerville,...

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James Melville was Director of the Waite Agricultural Research Institute 1956-1973. He was the Australian Universities representative on the Wool Research Committee 1958-1964 and a member of the Council of the Australian Wine Research Institute 1957-1970.

  • Chair - Advisor, Rural Credits Development Fund of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia
  • Education - Bachelor of Science (BSc), University of Otago, New Zealand
  • Education - Masters of Science (MSc), University of Otago, New Zealand
  • Education - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Imperial College of Science and Technology, The University of London, England
  • Education - Postdoctoral Research, Yale University, The United States of America
  • Award - Commonwealth Fund Fellow, Financial Support for Postdoctoral studies at Yale University
  • Career position - Assistant Chemist, Wheat Research Institute Christchurch, New Zealand
  • Career position - Biochemist, Plant Chemistry Laboratory, Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR), New Zealand
  • Career position - Director, Plant Chemistry Laboratory, Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR), New Zealand
  • Career position - Operational and Chemical Warfare Research, New Zealand Military Forces
  • Career position - Director, Grassland Division, Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR), New Zealand
  • Career position - Director, Waite Agricultural Research Institute, The University of Adelaide, Australia
  • Award - Fellow, Australian Institute of Agricultural Sciences (AIAS), Australia
  • Career position - Committee Member, Wool Research Advisory Committee, Australia
  • Career position - Council Member, Australian Wine Research Institute, Australia
  • Career position - Chairman, Bushfire Research Committee of South Australia, Australia
  • Chair - Chairman, Australian Wool Industry Conference, Australia
  • Career position - Committee Member, Wool Production Advisory Committee, Australia
  • Award - Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George (CMG), Britain
  • Career position - Board member, Board of Management, Adelaide Children's Hospital, Australia
  • Chair - President, Australian Institute of Agricultural Science (AIAS), Australia
  • Award - Farrer Memorial Medal, Farrer Memorial Trust, Australia
  • Award - Thomas Cawthorn Memorial Lecture, Nelson, New Zealand
  • Career position - Review of Agricultural Research in Spain, The World Bank
  • Career position - Acting Deputy Vice-Chancellor and occasionally Acting Vice Chancellor, The University of Adelaide, Australia
  • Career position - Commissioner, Industries Assistance Commission for the Inquiry 'Financing Rural Research' , Australia
  • Award - Honorary Doctoral Degree, The University of Adelaide, Australia

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Melville, James
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Obituary: Robert Kerford Morton
    Melville, J.
    Published: 1964
    Series: Australian Journal of Science, 26, 9, 285-286
  3. 'Agricultural Research.' in Introducing South Australia
    Melville, J.
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1958
  4. Melville, James (1908-1984), Agricultural Scientist
    Radcliffe, John C.
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 2012
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 18, 150-1
  5. Walter Victor Macfarlane 1913-82
    McIntyre, A. K.
    Published: 1985
    Series: Historical Records of Australian Science, 6, 2, 247-265

Resources by J. Melville (3)

  1. J Melville Letter
    Melville, J
    [ Unpublished : 1857 ]
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  2. J Melville Letter
    Melville, J
    [ Unpublished : 1857 ]
    At State Library of QLD
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  3. The agricultural dilemma / J. Melville
    Melville, J
    [ Book : 1970 ]
    At State Library of NSW
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    ... MrtCLYMONT MELVILLE PTY. LIMITED. AT an Extraordinary General Meeting of the above- j \ named ... Company, duly convened and held at the registered j ^office of the Company, 12 Styles-street, Leichhardt ... 111 words
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  2. Between James Melville Dalyell, plaintiff, and T. J. Henley, defendant.
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    ... In the Supreme Court of New South WaleB. Between James Melville Daljell, plaintiff, and 'J'. J ... plaintiff, James Melville Dalyell, against the abovenamed defendant, X. J. Henley, to recovcr the sum of £1 ... 211 words
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  3. IMPOUNDED at Gulligal, from Melville Plains, by order of J.F. Dopping, Esq.; damages and driving
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    ... [MPOUNDED at Gulligal, from Melville Plains, by order of J.F. D op ping, Esq.; damages and driving ... white ox', DR. (the D reversed) near rump and thigh, like J near shoulder* If not released, will be sold ... 133 words
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  1. Melville, Co. Fergusson / compiled in the Office of the Surveyor General, Department of Lands
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  2. Melville Island [route of the Government Resident's exploration trip across Melville Island] / J.P. Hingston ... November 23rd 87
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  3. Melville Island. drawn by the Department of Services and Property
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  2. Melville Herskovits collection of Haitian recordings
    Herskovits, Melville J. (Melville Jean), 1895-1963
    [ Sound : 1934 ]
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  3. Melville Herskovits recordings from Bahia, Brazil
    Herskovits, Melville J. (Melville Jean), 1895-1963
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  4. Willie's gane to Melville Castle / arranged by J. Michael Diack
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