Moran, P. A. P. (Patrick Alfred Pierce) (1917-1988)

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Moran, P. A. P. (1917-1988)
Moran, P. A. P. (Patrick Alfred Pierce) (1917-)
Moran, Pat (1917-1988)
Moran, Patrick Alfred Pierce, (FAA, FRS) (1917-1988)
Moran, Patrick Alfred Pierce (1917-)
Moran, Patrick Alfred Pierce (1917-1988)
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Statistician
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Biographies

Patrick Moran was Professor of Statistics at the Institute of Advanced Studies, Australian National University 1952-1983. He was the son of Herbert Moran. The Moran Medal and the Moran Award for History of Science Research, both awarded by the Australian Academy of Science, are named in his honour.

  • Education - Bachelor of Science (BSc), University of Sydney
  • Education - Bachelor of Arts (BA), University of Cambridge
  • Career position - Experimental officer, Ministry of Supply, UK
  • Career position - Australian Scientific Liaison Office, London, UK
  • Education - Baylis Research Studentship, St John's College, University of Cambridge
  • Career position - Senior Research Officer in the Institute of Statistics, University of Oxford, UK
  • Career position - Foundation professor of statistics, Australian National University
  • Award - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science
  • Award - Awarded the Lyle Medal, Australian Academy of Science
  • Career position - First president of the Statistical Society of Australia
  • Award - Honorary life fellow of the Royal Statistical Society
  • Award - Fellow of the Royal Society
  • Career position - President of the Australian Mathematical Society
  • Award - Honorary life member of the Statistical Society of Australia
  • Award - Awarded the Pitman Medal, Statistical Society of Australia
  • Career position - Honorary Visiting Fellow at National Health and Medical Research Council Social Psychiatry Research Unit, Australian National University Honorary Visiting Fellow at National Health and Medical Research Council Social Psychiatry Research Unit, Australian National University

View the full record at Encyclopedia of Australian Science

Professor Patrick Moran, who had been Head of the Department of Statistics from 1952 to 1982, passed away in Canberra on 19 September.

View the full record at Obituaries Australia

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Moran, Patrick Alfred Pierce
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Patrick A.P. Moran, 1917-1988: in Memorium
    Wilson, S. R.
    Published: 1989
    Series: Genetic Epidemiology, 6, 397-398
  3. Patrick Alfred Pierce Moran 1917-1988
    Heyde, C. C.
    Published: 1992
    Series: Historical Records of Australian Science, 9, 1, 17-30
  4. Moran, Patrick Alfred Pierce - Ms 18
    Published: Australian Academy of Science, 1994
    Series: Listing of Adolph Basser Library holdings
  5. Patrick Alfred Pierce Moran 1917-1988
    Heyde, C. C.
    Published: Australian Academy of Science, 2006
    Series: Australian Academy of Science Biographical Memoirs
  6. Edmund Alfred Cornish
    Moran, P. A. P.
    Published: 1974
    Series: Records of the Australian Academy of Science, 2, 4, 41-47
  7. Moran's Department of Statistics at the ANU, 1952 - 1982
    Gani, Joe
    Published: 2006
    Series: Gazette of the Australian Mathematical Society, 33, 3, 167-71
  8. Adolph Basser Library Manuscript Collection
    Smith, Ailie
    Published: eScholarship Research Centre, 2012

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  1. Commentary on R A Fisher's paper on the correlation between relatives on the supposition of Mendelian inheritance
    Moran, P. A. P. (Patrick Alfred Pierce), 1917-1988
    [ Book : 1966 ]
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  2. The statistical processes of evolutionary theory /Patrick A.P. Moran
    Moran, P. A. P. (Patrick Alfred Pierce), 1917-
    [ Book : 1962 ]
    At 15 libraries
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  3. An introduction to probability theory / P. A .P. Moran
    Moran, P. A. P. (Patrick Alfred Pierce), 1917-
    [ Book : 1968-1984 ]
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    An introduction to probability theory / P. A .P. Moran
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  4. Geometrical probability / M.G.Kendall and P.A.P.Moran
    Kendall, Maurice G. (Maurice George), 1907-1983
    [ Book : 1963 ]
    Languages: English;Undetermined, [1 other]
    At 18 libraries
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