Osborne, W. A. (William Alexander) (1873-)

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Osborne, W. A. (1873-)
Osborne, W. A. (William Alexander) (1873-1967)
Osborne, William Alexander (1873-)
Osborne, William Alexander (1873-1967)
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Professor Of Physiology; Man Of Letters; Broadcaster; Physiologist; Medical educator; Academics - Physiology
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William Alexander Osborne (1873-1967), professor of physiology, man of letters and broadcaster, was born on 26 August 1873 at Holywood, Down, Ireland, son of Rev. Henry Osborne, Presbyterian clergyman,...

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William Osborne was Professor of Physiology, University of Melbourne 1904-1938 and Dean of the Faculty of Medicine after 1929. He was on the panel of the radio quiz-programme "Information Please" from 1938 and was noted for his memory and wide variety of interests. President of the Royal Society of Victoria 1916-1917.

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W.A. Osborne was Professor of Physiology from 1904 to 1938, and Dean of the Faculty of Medicine after 1929. A noted traveller and broadcaster, he was also a foundation member of Melbourne Rotary. In his retirement Osborne attempted to write his autobiography, but in November 1965 recorded that he would be unable to complete it because of failing vision.

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W.A. Osborne was Professor of Physiology from 1904 to 1938, and Dean of the Faculty of Medicine after 1929. A noted traveller and broadcaster, he was also a foundation member of Melbourne Rotary. In his retirement Osborne attempted to write his autobiography, but in November 1965 recorded that he would be unable to complete it because of failing vision.

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Osborne, William Alexander
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. A Response to Intellectual Isolation: the Correspondence of W. A. Osborne and William Sutherland, 1905-1911
    Bolton, H. C.; Rae, Ian D.
    Published: 1995
    Series: Historical Records of Australian Science, 10, 4, 323-335
  3. William Alexander Osborne, 1873-1967
    Published: 1967
    Series: Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute, 34, 12, 336-337
  4. Osborne, William Alexander (1873-1967), Professor of Physiology, Man of Letters and Broadcaster
    Jones, Barry O.
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1988
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 11, 103-105
  5. William Sutherland: a Biography
    Osborne, W. A.
    Published: Lothian, Melbourne, 1920
  6. George Britton Halford: His Life and Work
    Osborne, W. A.
    Published: 1929
    Series: Medical Journal of Australia, 64-88
  7. A Primer of Dietetics
    Osborne, William
    Published: W. Ramsay, Melbourne, 1922
  8. 'A Biochemist of the Best Type': The Contribution of Arthur Cecil Hamel Rothera to Biochemistry in Australia
    Flesch, Juliet
    Published: 2012
    Series: Historical Records of Australian Science, 23, 120-31
  9. Science and the making of Victoria
    Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
    Published: 2001
  10. Technology in Australia 1788-1988
    Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering
    Published: Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, Melbourne, 2000

Resources by W. A. Osborne (2)

  1. Essays and studies / by W.A. Osborne
    Osborne, W. A. (William Alexander), 1873-1967
    [ Book : 1946 ]
    At 24 libraries
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  2. "It will pass!" / by W.A. Osborne
    Osborne, W. A. (William Alexander), 1873-
    [ Book : 1900 ]
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    At State Library VIC
    "It will pass!" / by  W.A. Osborne
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  1. Sutherland, William (1859-1911)
    Theoretical Physicist; Physical Chemist; Physicist; Physical chemist
    ... Sutherland, Alexander (1852 - 1902) ... Sutherland, William (1859-1911) ... William Sutherland was a writer for The Age in Melbourne and a private researcher who investigated ... William Sutherland (1859-1911), theoretical physicist and physical chemist, was born on 24 August ...
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  2. Stopps, A. J., (Arthur J) (1833-1931)
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    ... Osborne, J. W. ... Fox, Alexander ... A watercolourist and lithographer, Stopps produced many scenes from the Victorian goldfields ... William Spreatt. Stopps came to Victoria in the early 1850s and worked on the goldfields at Sandhurst ...
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  3. Royal Society of Victoria (1859-)
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  1. William Sutherland : a biography / by W. A. Osborne
    Osborne, W. A. (William Alexander), 1873-1967
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  3. Essays and studies : W.A. Osborne
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  1. WHEREAS the Estate of Henry Osborne Thompson was, on the 9th day of
    New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Tuesday 16 February 1858 [Issue No.24] p 296

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  2. No. 23. LIST OF UNCLAIMED LETTERS FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER, 1873.
    New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Monday 22 December 1873 [Issue No.305 (SUPPLEMENT)] p 3593

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    ... Avetay J. M., Victoria-street, Pad dington 1 BAILES H. . 2 Bagby William A., N.S.W. 3 Bailey Neal 4 Baker ... Adams W., Barcom G-len 20 Adams A. * 21 Adelgeis Bosina, innkeeper 22 Addison 6k R. 23 Adrain F. T. 24 ... 7102 words
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  3. No. 3. LIST OF UNCLAIMED LETTEES FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY, 1873.
    New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Wednesday 5 March 1873 [Issue No.52 (SUPPLEMENT)] p 689

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    ... Hines Bridget 115 Hoare W., Ocean-street 110 Hobbs Mrs. 117 Hobbs Miss E. A., William-street 118 Hock ... William-street 21 Kemish Mr., Glenmoro 22 Kcnsell Mrs. M. 23 Kerr A. A. 24 Keys W., Newtown 25 Kidd ... 9012 words
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  1. Papers of William Alexander Osborne
    Osborne, W. A. (William Alexander), 1873-1967
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  2. Papers of Frederick Osborne
    Osborne, Frederick M., 1909-1996
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  2. WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 15, 1873.
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    ... intends to pass a few dajs shoot ing He had w ith lum a very fine pointer bl ought o\er fiom I\evv 7caland ... £239 2s 5d An application w as mado yesterday to Mi Justice Barry m chambers for a prohibition to ... 10544 words
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  3. MR. OSBORNE'S MENIORIES
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