Lovering, J. F. (John Francis) (1930-)

Also known as
Lovering, J. F. (1930-)
Lovering, John Francis, (AO, FAA, FTSE) (1930-)
Lovering, John Francis, (Emeritus Professor) (1930-)
Lovering, John Francis (1930-)
Field of activity
Geologist; Academic; Academics - Geology; Deputy Vice-chancellors
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John Lovering was Professor of Geology at the University of Melbourne from 1969 to 1987 and Vice-Chancellor of Flinders University (South Australia) from 1987 to 1995. He has been involved in a phenomenal number of scientific and environmental organizations and has held many highly respected positions. His expertise and advice has been widely sort across the world.

  • Career position - Bachelor of Science (BSc) completed at the University of Sydney
  • Career position - Assistant Curator of Mineralogy and Petrology at the Australian Museum
  • Education - Master of Science (MSc) completed at the University of Sydney
  • Career position - Postgraduate student and Teaching Associate in the Division of Geological Sciences at the California Institute of Technology, USA
  • Education - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) completed at the California Institute of Technology
  • Career position - Research Fellow in Geophysics and Geochemistry at the Australian National University in Canberra
  • Career position - Fellow in Geophysics and Geochemistry at the Australian National University
  • Career position - Visiting Professor in the Department of Geology at the University of Rochester, USA
  • Career position - Guest Investigator at the Geophysical Laboratory at the Carnegie Institute of Washington
  • Career position - Senior Fellow in Geophysics and Geochemistry at the Australian National University
  • Career position - Professor of Geology and Head of the School of Earth Sciences at the University of Melbourne
  • Education - Master of Science (MSc) completed at the University of Melbourne
  • Career position - Visiting Professor at the Max-Planck-Institut fur Kernphysik in Heidelberg, Germany
  • Career position - Senior Research Associate at NASA Goddard Space Flight Centre in Maryland, USA
  • Career position - President of the Royal Society of Victoria
  • Career position - Member of the Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) to Commonwealth Bay and Casey Base in Australian Antarctic Territory and Macquarie Island
  • Career position - President of the Geological Society of Australia
  • Career position - Member of the Australian National Commission for UNESCO
  • Award - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA)
  • Career position - Dean of the Faculty of Science at the University of Melbourne
  • Career position - Member of the Australian Ionising Radiation Advisory Council
  • Career position - President of the Australian Geoscience Council
  • Career position - Member of the Marine Research Allocations Advisory Committee
  • Career position - President of the UNESCO International Geological Correlation Programme
  • Career position - Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) at the University of Melbourne
  • Career position - Chairman of the Antarctic Science Advisory Committee
  • Career position - Emeritus Professor at the University of Melbourne
  • Career position - ANARE expedition to Mawson and Davis Bases, Scullin Monolith, Heard Island
  • Career position - Vice-Chancellor and Professor of Geology at Flinders University of South Australia
  • Career position - Vice-President of the International Union of Geological Sciences
  • Career position - Presiding Officer of the Natural Resources Council of South Australia
  • Award - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (FTSE)
  • Award - Officer of the Order of Australia (AO)
  • Career position - President of the Murray-Darling Basin Commission
  • Career position - Emeritus Professor at Flinders University of South Australia
  • Education - Doctor of Science (Hon DSc) received from Flinders University of South Australia
  • Career position - Chairman of the Environment Conservation Council
  • Career position - Chairman of the Australian National Seismic Imaging Resource
  • Career position - Member of the Natural Heritage Trust Advisory Committee
  • Career position - Professorial Fellow of Earth Sciences at the University of Melbourne
  • Education - Doctor of Science (Hon DSc) received from the University of Melbourne

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John Lovering was born in Sydney in 1930. He was educated at the University of Sydney and the Californian Institute of Technology. He was a Research Fellow and Senior Fellow in the Department of Geophysics at the University of Sydney before taking up the Chair of Geology at the University of Melbourne in 1969. In 1985 he became Deputy Vice-Chancellor. From 1987-1995 he was the Vice-Chancellor of Flinders University in South Australia. He was awarded an AO in 1993. He is married to Kerry Lovering AOM.

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John Lovering was born in Sydney in 1930. He was educated at the University of Sydney and the Californian Institute of Technology. He was a Research Fellow and Senior Fellow in the Department of Geophysics at the University of Sydney before taking up the Chair of Geology at the University of Melbourne in 1969. In 1985 he became Deputy Vice-Chancellor. From 1987-1995 he was the Vice-Chancellor of Flinders University in South Australia. He was awarded an AO in 1993. He is married to Kerry Lovering AOM.

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Lovering, John Francis
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Interview with Professor John Lovering
    Williams, Robyn
    Published: Australian Academy of Science, 2010
    Series: Interviews with Australian scientists
  3. Mitchell, Stanley Robert (1881-1963), Ethnologist, Mineralogist, Metallurgist and Businessman
    Lovering, J.F.
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 2000
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 15, 384-385
  4. Gregory, John Walter (1864-1932), Geologist, Geographer and Explorer
    Lovering, J. F.
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1983
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 9, 100-101
  5. John Conrad Jaeger 1907-1979
    Paterson, M. S.
    Published: 1982
    Series: Historical Records of Australian Science, 5, 3, 64-88
  6. Science and the making of Victoria
    Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
    Published: 2001

Resources by J. F. Lovering (10)

  1. Professor John Lovering in interview with Professor Robyn Williams
    Lovering, J. F. (John Francis), 1930-
    [ Video : 2010 ]
    Possibly online
    At Flinders University
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  2. John Lovering interviewed by Annie Rushton in the Australian Antarctic Division oral history collection
    Lovering, J. F. (John Francis), 1930-
    [ Sound : 1996 ]
    At National Library
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  3. John Lovering interviewed by Peter Fry in the Australian Antarctic Division oral history collection
    Lovering, J. F. (John Francis), 1930-
    [ Sound : 1987 ]
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    John Lovering interviewed by Peter Fry in the Australian Antarctic Division oral history collection
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  4. Last of lands ... : Antarctica
    Lovering, J. F. (John Francis), 1930-
    [ Book : 1979 ]
    At RHSV Library
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  5. Resources of earch science departments in Australian tertiary institutions in 1983 / J.F. Lovering and J.L. Semmens
    Lovering, J. F. (John Francis), 1930-
    [ Book : 1984 ]
    Languages: Undetermined
    At National Library
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  6. Granulitic and eclogitic inclusions from basic pipes at Delegate, Australia / by J.F. Lovering and A.J.R. White
    Lovering, J. F. (John Francis), 1930-
    [ Book : 1968 ]
    Languages: English;Undetermined, [1 other]
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  7. Last of lands... : Antarctica / J. F. Lovering and J. R. V. Prescott
    Lovering, J. F. (John Francis), 1930-
    [ Book : 1979 ]
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    Last of lands... : Antarctica / J. F. Lovering and J. R. V. Prescott
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  8. Overall priorities in Australian Antarctic science / [prepared by the] Antarctic Science Advisory Committee
    Antarctic Science Advisory Committee (Australia)
    [ Book : 1986 ]
    At 10 libraries
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  9. Fission track dating methods : a manual of principles and techniques as applied in the Particle Track Laboratory, Department of Geology, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia 3052 / Andrew J.W. Gleadow and J.F. Lovering
    Gleadow, Andrew J. W
    [ Book : 1975 ]
    At Uni of Melb Library
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  10. Resources of earth science departments in Australian tertiary institutions in 1983 / J.F. Lovering and J.L. Semmens
    Lovering, J. F. (John Francis), 1930-
    [ Book : 1984 ]
    At 2 libraries
    Resources of earth science departments in Australian tertiary institutions in 1983 / J.F. Lovering and J.L. Semmens
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  1. [Biographical cuttings on John Lovering, scientist, containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals]
    [ Published : 1900-1990 ]
    At National Library
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  2. Professor John Lovering in interview with Professor Robyn Williams
    Lovering, J. F. (John Francis), 1930-
    [ Video : 2010 ]
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    At Flinders University
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  3. Portrait of Professor John Lovering, 1993 / Greg Barrett
    Barrett, Greg, 1943-
    [ Photograph : 1993 ]
    Languages: No linguistic content
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    Portrait of Professor John Lovering, 1993 / Greg Barrett
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  4. John Lovering interviewed by Annie Rushton in the Australian Antarctic Division oral history collection
    Lovering, J. F. (John Francis), 1930-
    [ Sound : 1996 ]
    At National Library
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  5. John Lovering interviewed by Peter Fry in the Australian Antarctic Division oral history collection
    Lovering, J. F. (John Francis), 1930-
    [ Sound : 1987 ]
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    John Lovering interviewed by Peter Fry in the Australian Antarctic Division oral history collection
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  6. Group portrait, foundation members of the Geological Society of Australia at the ANZAAS Conference (Section 3), St Lucia, Brisbane, May 1951
    [ Photograph : 1951 ]
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