Roberts, F. H. S. (Frederick Hugh Sherston) (1901-1972)

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Roberts, F. H. S. (1901-1972)
Roberts, F. H. S. (Frederick Hugh Sherston)
Roberts, Frederick Hugh Sherston
Roberts, Frederick Hugh Sherston (1901-1972)
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Entomologist; Parasitologist
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Frederick Hugh Sherston Roberts (1901-1972), entomologist and parasitologist, was born on 16 January 1901 at Rockhampton, Queensland, second child of Australian-born parents Richard Ussher Roberts, clerk,...

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Frederick Roberts was Principal Research Officer and Officer-in-charge of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research's veterinary parasitology laboratory at Yeerongpilly, Queensland (1947-1966). Prior to that Roberts worked as veterinary entomologist with the Queensland Department of Agriculture and Stock where studied the control of parasitic diseases in livestock and visited laboratories in North America, Britain, Europe and South Africa. He also lectured part-time in veterinary parasitology at the University of Queensland. In 1945 after the completion of his war service, Roberts was appointed acting-director of research at the division of animal industry.

  • Career position - Microscopist for the Australian Hookworm Campaign
  • Education - Bachelor of Science (BSc) completed at the University of Queensland
  • Career position - Research Entomologist at the Commonwealth Prickly Pear Board
  • Education - Master of Science (MSc) completed at the University of Queensland
  • Career position - Veterinary Entomologist with the Queensland Department of Agriculture and Stock
  • Education - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) completed at the University of Queensland
  • Career position - Visited laboratories in North America, Britain, Europe and South Africa to study the control of parasitic diseases in livestock
  • Career position - Lecturer in veterinary parasitology at the University of Queensland (part-time)
  • Career position - Lieutenant in the Militia
  • Career position - Served with various medical units in Australia and New Guinea with the Australian Imperial Force
  • Career position - Served in the 2nd Mobile Entomology Unit of the Australian Imperial Force
  • Career position - Acting Director of Research in the Division of Animal Industry at the Queensland Department of Agriculture and Stock
  • Career position - Officer-in-charge of the CSIR /CSIRO Veterinary Parasitology Laboratory at Yeerongpilly
  • Career position - Principal Research Officer at the CSIR (Council for Scientific and Industrial Research)/CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation) Division of Animal Health and Production
  • Life event - Retired

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Roberts, Frederick Hugh Sherston
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Roberts, Frederick Hugh Sherston (1901-1972), Entomologist and Parasitologist
    Angus, Beverley M.
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 2002
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 16, 102-103
  3. Obituary: Frederick Hugh Sherston Roberts, DSc
    Published: 1972
    Series: Australian Veterinary Journal, 48, 11, 641
  4. Bibliography of Australian Entomology, 1775-1930
    Musgrave, A.
    Published: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales., Sydney, 1932
  5. Parasitology and the Queensland Museum, with Biographical Notes on Collectors
    Angus, B. M., Cannon, L. G. R. and Adlard, R. D.
    Published: 2007
    Series: Memoirs of the Queensland Museum, Nature, 53, 1-156

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  1. THE BOER WAR. LORD ROBERTS. A VISIT TO NATAL. LONDON, Nov. 4.
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  1. GENERAL POST OFFICE, SYDNEY.
    New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Friday 4 April 1845 [Issue No.27] p 366

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    ... -street; Casey Michael, Ticket of leave; Caupland F. Esquire,1 Sydney; Canty William, xsare of H. Manning ; Cavin ... 'Namee Miss Jane, Sydney; M*Roberts R. Mr.; Meary Mr. Edward F., Post Office; Mearns Mr. James, shoemaker ... 2729 words
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