CSIRO. Division of Entomology. (1950-)

Also known as
Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation. CSIRO Division of Entomology. (1950-)
CSIRO. Division of Entomology.
CSIRO Division of Entomology. Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation. (1950-)
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Veterinary or Animal Health Industries; Industrial or Scientific Research
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Biographies

Established in 1928, as the Division of Economic Entomology, its name was changed to the Division of Entomology in 1950. The Division provides ongoing work today in the area of insect research. CSIRO's Division of Entomology is Australia's largest organisation carrying out research into insects.

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  • (Corporate Body) Keith Turnbull Research Institute, Victorian Department of Primary Industries (1967 - )
  • (Corporate Body) Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), Commonwealth of Australia (1949 - )
  • (Corporate Body) Australian Cotton CRC (1999 - c. 2005)
  • (Corporate Body) CRC for Sustainable Cotton Production (1993 - 1999)
  • (Corporate Body) CRC for Weed Management Systems (1995 - 2001)
  • (Corporate Body) CRC for Soil and Land Management (1991 - 1998)
  • (Corporate Body) CRC for Sustainable Production Forestry (1997 - 2005)
  • (Corporate Body) CRC for Sustainable Rice Production (1997 - 2005)
  • (Corporate Body) CRC for Australian Weed Management (2001 - 2008)
  • (Corporate Body) CRC for Tropical Pest Management (1991 - 1998)
  • (Corporate Body) CSIRO Division of Economic Entomology, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (1928 - 1949)
  • (Person) Gooding, Charles George Llewellyn (Llew) (1896 - 1980)

    <p>Collection of over 75,000 specimens donated to the Australian National Insect Collection 1979</p>

  • (Person) Clark, John (1885 - 1956)

    <p>Collection of ant specimens donated to the Australian National Insect Collection after his death</p>

  • (Person) Common, Ian Francis Bell (1917 - 2006)

    <p>Chief Research Scientist 1974 - 1982; Chief Curator, Australian National Insect Collection 1977 - 1979; Emeritus Fellow 2003 - 2006</p>

  • (Person) Hickman, Vernon Victor (1894 - 1984)

    <p>30,000 specimens donated to the Australian National Insect Collection 1991</p>

  • (Person) Cullen, Jim

    <p>Chief from 1997 - 2002</p>

  • (Person) Colless, Donald Henry (Don) (1922 - 2012)

    <p>Chief Curator, Australian National Insect Collection 1971 - 1977; Chief Research Officer 1977 - 1987</p>

  • (Person) Chadwick, Clarence Earl (Clarry) (1909 - 2004)

    <p>Donated collection, correspondence and notes to the Australian National Insect Collection 1999</p>

  • (Person) Waterhouse, Douglas Frew (1916 - 2000)

    <p>Research Officer 1946 - 1953; Assistant Chief of the Division 1953 - 1960; Chief of the Division 1960 - 1981</p>

  • (Person) Macqueen, Jack (1900 - 1986)

    <p>Donated collection of c.32,000 Lepidoptera and Coleoptera specimens to Australian National Insect Collection 1985</p>

  • (Person) Dobson, Roderick (1907 - 1979)

    <p>Donated over 2,700 specimens of Odonata to the Australian National Insect Collection 1967</p>

  • (Person) Couchman, Leonard Edgar (1901 - 1992)

    <p>Donated collection, correspondence and notes to the Australian National Insect Collection 1990</p>

  • (Person) Bornemissza, George Francis (1924 - 2010)
  • (Person) Fitt, Gary
  • (Person) Mosse-Robinson, Leslie Herbert (1886 - 1954)

    <p>Donated c.50,000 specimens of butterflies to the Australian National Insect Collection 1956</p>

  • (Person) Lennox, Francis Gordon (Gordon) (1912 - 1998)

    <p>Research Officer at the Division of Entomology, CSIRO</p>

  • (Person) Day, Maxwell Frank Cooper (1915 - 2017)

    <p>Research Officer to Chief Research Officer in the Division of Entomology CSIR/CSIRO (1947 - 1963) Assistant Chief of the CSIRO Division of Entomology (1963 - 1966)</p>

  • (Person) Key, Kenneth Hedley Lewis (1911 - 2002)

    <p>Kenneth Key has held multiple positions with the Division of Entomology, CSIRO including Chief Research Scientist, Chief Curator, Australian National Insect Collection (1968 - 1970) and Honorary Research Fellow (1976 - 1994)</p>

  • (Person) Ratcliffe, Francis Noble (1904 - 1970)

    <p>Assistant Chief of the Division of Entomology, CSIRO</p>

  • (Person) Wharton, Ronald Harry (1923 - 1983)

    <p>Principal Research Officer in charge of cattle tick research at the Division of Entomology, CSIRO (1963 - 1965) Senior Principal Research Scientist at the Division of Entomology, CSIRO (1965 - 1968) Chief Research Scientist at the Division of Entomology, CSIRO (1968 - 1977) Officer-in-Charge at the Division of Entomology, Long Pocket Laboratories, CSIRO (1968 - 1978) Assistant Chief at the Division of Entomology, CSIRO (1977 - 1978)</p>

  • (Person) Whitten, Maxwell John (1940 - )

    <p>Research Scientist at the Division of Entomology, CSIRO (1966 - 1976) Chief of the Division of Entomology, CSIRO (1981 - 1995)</p>

  • (Person) Akhurst, Raymond Joseph (1947 - )

    <p>Experimental Officer at the CSIRO Division of Entomology in Hobart (1970 - 1983) Senior Research Scientist at the CSIRO Division of Entomology in Hobart (1983 - 1985) Senior Research Scientist at the CSIRO Division of Entomology in Canberra (1985 - 1987) Principal Research Scientist at CSIRO Division of Entomology in Canberra (1987 - 1995) Deputy Section Head of Molecular Biology at the CSIRO Division of Entomology, Canberra (1989 - 1993) Deputy Section Head of Biotechonology at the CSIRO Division of Entomology, Canberra (1993) Deputy Program Leader of Biotechnology at the CSIRO Division of Entomology, Canberra (1994) Senior Principal Research Scientist at the CSIRO Division of Entomology in Canberra (1995)</p>

  • (Person) Jones, Rhondda Elizabeth (1945 - )

    <p>Experimental Officer in the Division of Entomology at CSIRO</p>

  • (Person) Courtney, John Edgar (1934 - )

    <p>Assisted Division of Entomology, CSIRO</p>

  • (Person) Taylor, K. L.

    <p>Officer-in-Charge of the Division of Entomology, CSIRO, Hobart</p>

  • (Person) Carne, P. B.

    <p>Assistant Chief at the CSIRO Division of Entomology</p>

  • (Person) Lawrence, John

    <p>Coleopterist, Australian National Insect Collection at the Division of Entomology, CSIRO</p>

  • (Corporate Body) Institute of Plant Production and Processing - CSIRO, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (1988 - c. 1995)

Resources for CSIRO. Division of Entomology.

Selected resources (5)

Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. CSIRO Division of Entomology
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Historical Directory of Council for Scientific and Industrial Research and Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization, 1926-1976
    Published: CSIRO, Canberra, 1978
  3. Primary description of agency CA 4467; CSIRO, Division of Entomology. Registration of entity: 7 December 1987
    Published: National Archives of Australia, 2000
    Series: RecordSearch
  4. Wharton, Ronald Harold (1923-1983), Entomologist and Parasitologist
    Angus, Beverley M.
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 2012
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 18, 579-80
  5. Technology in Australia 1788-1988
    Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering
    Published: Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, Melbourne, 2000

Resources by CSIRO. Division of Entomology. (270)

  1. CSIRO Entomology
    CSIRO. Division of Entomology
    [ : 2003 ]
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  2. Division of Entomology, CSIRO
    CSIRO. Division of Entomology
    [ Book : 1972 ]
    At Black Mountain
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  3. Divisional research projects / CSIRO Entomology
    CSIRO. Division of Entomology
    [ Government publication, Book : 1996-2002 ]
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  4. Reprints (CSIRO. Division of Entomology)
    CSIRO. Division of Entomology
    [ Government publication, Periodical : 1927-1997 ]
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  5. Entomology news sheet
    CSIRO. Division of Entomology
    [ Periodical : 1979-1980 ]
    At CSIRO Ian Wark
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  6. Report of research / CSIRO Division of Entomology
    CSIRO. Division of Entomology
    [ Government publication, Periodical : 1991-2019 ]
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  7. Report of research - CSIRO Division of Entomology, July 1993-July 1995
    CSIRO. Division of Entomology
    [ Book : 1995 ]
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  8. Biennial report / Division of Entomology, CSIRO
    CSIRO. Division of Entomology
    [ Periodical, Government publication : 1983-2019 ]
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  9. CSIRO Division of Entomology report
    CSIRO. Division of Entomology
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  10. Annual report / Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organization, Division of Entomology
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    [ Article, Government publication : 1957-2019 ]
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  1. CSIRO Division of Economic Entomology Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (1928-1949)
    ... CSIRO Division of Entomology, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (1950 - ) ... Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), Commonwealth of Australia ... The CSIRO's Division of Economic Entomology was established in 1928 and precedes the current ... Division of Entomology, which was formed in 1949. ...
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    ... CSIRO Division of Entomology, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (1950 - ) ... CSIRO Division of Economic Entomology, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research ... major restructures during the history of CSIRO, in 1978, 1986 and in 1994-1995. ... Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO). In 1986 the CSIRO changed the spelling ...
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    The Canberra Times (ACT : 1926 - 1995) Thursday 15 September 1988 p 14 Article
    ... Entomology The CSIRO Division of Ento-mology will hold its 1988 Open Days tomorrow, Saturday and ... Sunday. The division is the major centre for research on insects in Australia. The division maintains the ... 90 words
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  2. CSIRO man retires
    The Canberra Times (ACT : 1926 - 1995) Wednesday 15 September 1971 p 11 Article Illustrated
    ... three years at school in Can-berra, Mr Bruce joined the CSIRO Division of Entomology. ... CSIRO man retires Mr Bruce Mr Bill Bruce, 57, of   Turner, retired from the Commonwealth ... 84 words
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    The Canberra Times (ACT : 1926 - 1995) Thursday 5 February 1970 p 3 Article
    ... commissioned by the CSIRO Division of Entomology. ... division of land research at the CSIRO. It was written by 30 Australian and overseas specialists and ... 62 words
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  1. AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY TUBERCULOSIS ORDINANCE 1950
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    ... CSIRO Outside Division of Entomology College of Advanced Education National Capital Development ... by section 6 of the Tuberculosis Ordinance 1950 of the Australian Capital Territory, I, DOUGLAS NIXON ... 1539 words
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  2. AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY National Memorials Ordinance 1928 DETERMINATION
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    ... 1912, honorary life member St John's Ambulance Brigade, Perth divisional surgeon 1915-19, on committee ... -proof wool in the division of Animal Nutrition CSIRO 1936; member Central Wool Committee 1942; returned to ... 12629 words
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  3. COMMONWEALTH SCIENTIFIC AND INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH ORGANIZATION. NOTIFICATION OF VACANCIES.
    Commonwealth of Australia Gazette (National : 1901 - 1973) Thursday 29 June 1950 [Issue No.36] p 1577

    Government Gazette Notices

    ... . Applications, referring to position No. 2924, should reach the Chief, Division of Entomology, C.S.I.R.O., P ... . Appointment No. 2925.—Technical Offices, Division of Entomology. Location.—Canberra, Australian Capital ... 533 words
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  1. Australian insects
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  1. Division of Entomology report (CSIRO. Division of Entomology)
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  2. Report of research / CSIRO Entomology
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    Calaby, J. H. (John Henry), 1922-1998
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    Watson, J. A. L. (John Anthony Linthorne)
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  1. Atlas of Australian termites / J. A. L. Watson & Hilda M. Abbey
    Watson, J. A. L. (John Anthony Linthorne)
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  2. Pesticide fate and behavior in Australian soils in relation to contamination and management of soil and water: a review
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