Chambers, Carrick (1930-)

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Chambers, Carrick
Chambers, Thomas Carrick, (Emeritus Professor) (1930-)
Chambers, Thomas Carrick (1930-)
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Botanist; Academics - Botany
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Thomas Chambers was Professor of Botany, University of Melbourne 1967-1986 when he was appointed Director of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney.

Born Auckland, New Zealand, 5 September 1930. Educated Universities of Auckland (MSc) and Sydney (PhD). Lecturer, Auckland University College 1955; teaching fellow, University of Sydney 1956-57; CSIRO Postgraduate Student 1958-59, resident tutor, senior tutor and Wilson Fellow, St Andrew's College; CSIRO Overseas Postgraduate Student, Botany School and Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge 1960-61; lecturer in Botany, University of Melbourne 1961-64, senior lecturer 1964-66, professor of botany 1967-86; Director, Royal Botanic Gardens and the Domain, Sydney 1986-.

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Professor Carrick Chambers, a graduate of New Zealand, Melbourne and Sydney who had held various academic posts in Auckland and Sydney and studied with the C.S.I.R.O and at Cambridge, became Lecturer in Botany at the University of Melbourne in 1961. Promoted to Senior Lecturer in 1964, he became Professor in 1967. He was prominent on committees within and outside the University: Chairman of the Royal Botanic Gardens Trust Research Committee; the Maud Gibson (Gardens) Trust, the Rippon Lea Garden Committee (National Trust) and the University of Melbourne Grounds Committee. In 1986 he became the Director of the Royal Botanical Gardens in Sydney and retired in 1996.

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Professor Carrick Chambers, a graduate of New Zealand, Melbourne and Sydney who had held various academic posts in Auckland and Sydney and studied with the C.S.I.R.O and at Cambridge, became Lecturer in Botany at the University of Melbourne in 1961. Promoted to Senior Lecturer in 1964, he became Professor in 1967. He was prominent on committees within and outside the University: Chairman of the Royal Botanic Gardens Trust Research Committee; the Maud Gibson (Gardens) Trust, the Rippon Lea Garden Committee (National Trust) and the University of Melbourne Grounds Committee. In 1986 he became the Director of the Royal Botanical Gardens in Sydney and retired in 1996.

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  • (Corporate Body) The University of Sydney (1850 - )

    <p>Thomas Chambers was a Teaching Fellow at The University of Sydney from 1956 to 1957.</p>

  • (Corporate Body) School of Botany, The University of Melbourne (1880s - )

    <p>Thomas Chambers held multiple positions at The University of Melbourne School of Botany between 1961 and 1986 including, Lecturer (1961 - 1964), Senior Lecturer (1964 - 1966), and Professor (1967 - 1986).</p>

  • (Corporate Body) Royal Botanic Garden Sydney (1816 - )

    <p>Thomas Chambers was the Director of the Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney from 1986.</p>

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Chambers, Thomas Carrick
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Chambers, Carrick
    Published: 2001
    Series: Historical Records of Australian Science, 13, 3, 358-359
  3. Ewart, Alfred James (1872-1937), Botanist
    Chambers, T. C.
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1981
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 8, 448-450

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