Leeper, G. W. (Geoffrey Winthrop) (1903-)

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Leeper, G. W. (Geoffrey Winthrop) (1903-1986)
Leeper, Geoffrey Winthrop
Leeper, Geoffrey Winthrop (1903-)
Leeper, Geoffrey Winthrop (1903-1986)
Field of activity
Agricultural chemist; Academics - Agriculture; Agricultural Chemist
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Biographies

Geoffrey Winthrop Leeper (1903-1986), agricultural chemist, was born on 5 March 1903 at Trinity College, University of Melbourne, seventh child of Irish-born Alexander Leeper, warden of Trinity, and...

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Geoffrey Leeper worked as Lecturer, Senior Lecturer and Associate Professor in the Department of Agriculture, University of Melbourne from 1934, and was Professor of Agricultural Chemistry 1962-1969. He wrote four books - two on trace elements, one on soil chemistry and one on soils.

  • Education - Bachelor of Science (BSc), The University of Melbourne
  • Career position - Commonwealth Explosives Factory, Maribyrnong, Victoria, Australia
  • Education - Masters of Science (MSc), The University of Melbourne
  • Award - Elected a Foundation Member, Australian Chemical Institute
  • Career position - Temporary Lectureship, The University of Adelaide
  • Career position - Rowett Research Institute, Scotland
  • Career position - Research Scholar in Chemistry, Faculty of Agriculture, The University of Melbourne
  • Career position - Lecturer in Agricultural Chemistry, Faculty of Agriculture, The University of Melbourne
  • Award - Elected a Fellow, Australian Chemical Institute
  • Career position - Associate Professor, Faculty of Agriculture, The University of Melbourne
  • Award - Elected a Honorary Life Fellow, Australian Chemical Institute
  • Chair - President, Victoria Branch, Australian Institute of Agricultural Science
  • Career position - Professor, Faculty of Agriculture, The University of Melbourne

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Geoffrey Leeper, the son of Dr Alexander Leeper, the Warden of Trinity College at the University of Melbourne, was born in 1903. Educated at Melbourne Grammar School and the University of Melbourne, he greaduated B.Sc. Geoffrey Leeper lectured in Agricultural Chemistry from 1933 and was appointed Associate Professor of the department in 1946 and later Professor in 1962. He retired in 1969 and died in 1986.

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Geoffrey Leeper, the son of Dr Alexander Leeper, the Warden of Trinity College at the University of Melbourne, and his second wife, Mary Elizabeth Moule, was born in 1903. Educated at Melbourne Grammar School and the University of Melbourne, he greaduated B.Sc. and M.Sc. Geoffrey Leeper lectured in Agricultural Chemistry from 1933 and was appointed Associate Professor in 1946 and later became Professor in 1962. He retired in 1969 and died in 1986.

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  • (Corporate Body) Australian Chemical Institute (ACI) (1917 - 1953)

    <p>Geoffrey Leeper was elected a Foundation member (1927), Fellow (1946) and Honorary Life Fellow (1948) of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute.</p>

  • (Corporate Body) Australian Institute of Agricultural Science (1935 - ?)

    <p>Geoffrey Leeper served time as the President of the Victorian Branch of the Australian Institute of Agricultural Science. In 1960 Geoffrey Leeper became a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Agricultural Science.</p>

  • (Corporate Body) The University of Adelaide (1874 - )

    <p>Geoffrey Leeper held a Temporary Lectureship at The University of Adelaide in 1927.</p>

  • (Corporate Body) The University of Melbourne (1853 - )

    <p>Geoffrey Leeper held multiple positions within the Faculty of Agriculture at The University of Melbourne between 1930 and 1969. These included Research Scholar in Chemistry (1930 - 1932), Lecturer in Agricultural Chemistry (1933 - 1946), Associate Professor (1946 - 1962), and Professor (1962 - 1969).</p>

  • (Corporate Body) Royal Society of Victoria (1859 - )

    <p>Geoffrey Leeper was president of the Royal Society of Victoria from 1959 to 1960.</p>

University of Melbourne

Resources for G. W. Leeper

Selected resources (7)

Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Leeper, Geoffrey Winthrop
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Obituary: Ernst Matthaei
    Leeper, G. W.
    Published: 1967
    Series: Australian Journal of Science, 29, 6, 166
  3. Sir Samuel Wadham
    Leeper, G. W.
    Published: Melbourne, 1956
  4. Forest soils and nutrient cycles
    Attiwill, P.M. and Leeper, G.W.
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Carlton, Vic., 1987
  5. Six Trace Elements in Soils: Their chemistry as micro-nutrients
    Leeper, G. W.
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1970
  6. Leeper, Geoffrey Winthrop (1903-1986), Agricultural Chemist
    Attiwill, Peter
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 2012
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 18, 18-9
  7. Science and the making of Victoria
    Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
    Published: 2001

Resources by G. W. Leeper (9)

  1. Six trace elements in soils; their chemistry as micro-nutrients. / [Carlton, Vic] M.U.P., [1970] vi, 59p., bibls. 2 copies
    Leeper, G. W. (Geoffrey Winthrop), 1903-
    [ Book ]
    Languages: Undetermined
    At ANU Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 109,918.297)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 109,918.297)

  2. Introduction to soil science
    Leeper, G. W. (Geoffrey Winthrop), 1903-
    [ Book : 1952 ]
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 109,634.898)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 109,634.898)

  3. A soil survey of the Nyah, Tresco, Tresco West, Kangaroo Lake (Vic.), and Goodnight (N.S.W.) settlements. / By J. K. Taylor, F. Penman, T. J. Marshall [and] G. W. Leeper
    Taylor, John Kingsley, 1898-
    [ Book, Government publication : 1933 ]
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 68,012.789)

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  4. The evolution of living organisms : a symposium to mark the centenary of Darwin's "Origin of species" and of the Royal Society of Victoria, held in Melbourne, December 1959
    Leeper, G. W. (Geoffrey Winthrop), 1903-1986
    [ Book, Conference Proceedings : 1962 ]
    At 43 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 67,013.719)

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  5. Introducing Victoria / edited by G.W. Leeper
    Leeper, G. W. (Geoffrey Winthrop), 1903-
    [ Book : 1955 ]
    Languages: English;Undetermined, [1 other]
    At 47 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 58,114.504)

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  6. The evolution of living organisms : a symposium to mark the centenary of Darwin's 'Origin of species' and of the Royal Society of Victoria, held in Melbourne, Dec. 1959 / ed. by G.W.Leeper
    Royal Society of Victoria
    [ Book : 1962 ]
    At ANU Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 54,001.352)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 54,001.352)

  7. The Australian environment / edited by G. W. Leeper
    Leeper, G. W. (Geoffrey Winthrop), 1903-
    [ Book, Government publication : 1949-1973 ]
    Languages: English;Undetermined, [1 other]
    At 63 libraries
    The Australian environment / edited by G. W. Leeper
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  8. The Australian environment
    CSIRO
    [ Book, Government publication : 1949-1970 ]
    At 39 libraries
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  9. The Australian environment : handbook prepared for the British Commonwealth Specialist Agricultural Conference on Plant and Animal Nutrition in relation to soil and climatic factors held in Australia, Aug., 1949
    CSIRO
    [ Book : 1950-1960 ]
    At 4 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 32,698.738)

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  1. Introduction to soil science / G. W. Leeper
    Leeper, G. W. (Geoffrey Winthrop), 1903-1986
    [ Book : 1948-1982 ]
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  2. Soil science : an introduction / G.W. Leeper and N.C. Uren
    Leeper, G. W. (Geoffrey Winthrop), 1903-1986
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  3. Six trace elements in soils : their chemistry as micro-nutrients / [by] G. W. Leeper
    Leeper, G. W. (Geoffrey Winthrop), 1903-1986
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    Six trace elements in soils : their chemistry as micro-nutrients / [by] G. W. Leeper
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  4. Forest soils and nutrient cycles / P. M. Attiwill & G. W. Leeper
    Attiwill, P. M
    [ Book : 1987-1990 ]
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  1. A brief history of national soil classification in Australia since the 1920's
    Isbell, R. F
    Australian Journal of Soil Research
    [ Article : 1992 ]
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  1. YOUNG SCIENTISTS. Research Work at University.
    The West Australian (Perth, WA : 1879 - 1954) Friday 10 August 1934 p 6 Article Illustrated
    ... addition to being in charge of it, is handling the pastoral side, and Mr. G. W. Leeper, M.Sc., is ... . W. Winzar, of the Mines Department. As greenstone rock was associated with gold, Miss Carroll ... 842 words
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  2. CROSS PURPOSES.
    Record (Emerald Hill, Vic. : 1881 - 1954) Saturday 18 July 1914 p 3 Article
    ... 's unsuccessful upil with niy young neighbour I tohert Winthrop! Why did you not tl ell me. Nell?" G "Oh. I did ... -stay and nurse him. As I am thinkingý over. my woes I' hear the sound of wheels in the avenue ."Geoffrey ... 3943 words
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  3. Family Notices
    The West Australian (Perth, WA : 1879 - 1954) Saturday 25 January 1947 p 1 Family Notices
    ... . by the Rev. Churchill. Doris Lilly (Dolly), only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Johnson, Hollywood ... , 1947, at the Methodist Church, Turra-murra, Sydney, N.S.W., Nora Annie, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. F. G ... 7890 words
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  1. Soil and land utilization survey of the country around Berwick / by L.C. Holmes, G.W. Leeper and K.D. Nicolls
    Holmes, L. C
    [ Government publication, Map : 1940 ]
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  1. STATE COMMITTEES OF COMMONWEALTH SCIENTIFIC AND INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH ORGANIZATION.
    Commonwealth of Australia Gazette (National : 1901 - 1973) Thursday 5 March 1953 [Issue No.13] p 553

    Government Gazette Appointments And Employment

    ... , Esq., D.Sc., M.M.E., B.C.E. Ian Munro McLennan, Esq. Associate-Professor Geoffrey Winthrop Leeper, M ... Organization to hold office until 31st December, 1955. R. G. CASEY Minister for External Affairs acting for an ... 1010 words
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  2. Index page
    Commonwealth of Australia Gazette. General (National : 1977 - 1987) Saturday 31 December 1983 [INDEX Jan 1983-Dec 1983] p 18

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    ... & Computer Accounting Services Pty Ltd, G 2823 A & V Pappas Nominees Pty Ltd, G 528 A & W Lees Investments ... Pty Ltd, G713, 2532 A B & J Gee Car Sales Pty Ltd, G 3014 A B & R W Johnstone (Aust) Pty Ltd, G 3769 ... 118611 words
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    ... ADVERTISEMENTS— Administration and Probate Ordinance— Cowdry, G. H., 3749. Linfoot, J. W., 721. Ward, A. E., 786 ... , W., 372. Lawrence, G. S., 2541. Mackintosh, M. L., 2887. Private Advertisements—continued. ... 142461 words
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