Specht, R. L. (Raymond Louis) (1924-)

Also known as
Specht, R. L. (1924-)
Specht, Raymond Louis (1924-)
Field of activity
Botanist
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Biographies

Raymond Specht was Professor of Botany at the University of Queensland from 1966 to 1989. He has also been an active member of a phenomenal number of scientific bodies and committees and has published widely in the fields of botany, ecology and conservation.

  • Career position - Student Teacher, then Junior and Secondary Teacher with the Education Department of South Australia
  • Education - Bachelor of Science with Honours (BSc (Hons)) completed at the University of Adelaide
  • Career position - Member of the ANZAAS (Australian and New Zealand Association for the Advancement of Science)
  • Career position - Member of the Royal Society of South Australia
  • Career position - Grassland Ecologist on a survey of the South-East of South Australia with the Agronomy Department of the Waite Agricultural Research Institute
  • Career position - Botanist on the American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory
  • Education - Master of Science (MSc) completed at the University of Adelaide
  • Career position - Senior Research Fellow in Botany at the University of Adelaide
  • Career position - Councillor of the Royal Society of South Australia
  • Career position - Lecturer in Botany at the University of Adelaide
  • Education - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) completed at the University of Adelaide
  • Career position - Senior Lecturer in Botany at the University of Adelaide
  • Career position - President of the Royal Society of South Australia
  • Career position - Member of the Royal Society of Victoria
  • Award - Verco Medal received from the Royal Society of South Australia
  • Career position - Reader in Plant Ecology at the University of Melbourne
  • Career position - Acting-Head of the Department of Botany at the University of Melbourne
  • Career position - Professor of Botany at the University of Queensland
  • Career position - Head of the Department of Botany at the University of Queensland
  • Career position - Member of the of the Royal Society of Queensland
  • Career position - Visiting Professor in the Department of Forestry at the University of Oxford, UK
  • Education - Doctor of Science (DSc) received from the University of Adelaide
  • Career position - Visiting Professor in the Department of Botany at the University of Leeds, UK
  • Award - Research Medal received from the Royal Society of Victoria
  • Career position - Member of the Scientific Advisory Committee of the World Wildlife Fund Australia

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Resources for R. L. Specht

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Specht, Raymond Louis
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Cambridge - Castlemaine: a Tribute to John Stewart Turner on the Occasion of his 80th Birthday
    Clifford, Harold T.
    Published: Botany Department, University of Queensland, St Lucia, 1988
  3. Wood, Joseph Garnett (1900-1959), Botanist
    Specht, Ray
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 2002
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 16, 578-579
  4. Royal Society of Queensland, award of Life Member: Professor Ray Specht invested as Life Member, December 2015
    Specht, Alison, Sattler, Paul, Hynes, Ross, Davie, Jim and Stubbs, Brett
    Published: 2016
    Series: Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland, 121, 83-5
  5. Exploring the Legacy of the 1948 Arnhem Land Expedition
    Thomas, Martin and Neale, Margo
    Published: ANU E Press, Canberra, 2011
  6. John Stewart Turner 1908-1991
    Ashton, D. H.; Ducker, S. C.
    Published: 1993
    Series: Historical Records of Australian Science, 9, 3, 278-290

Resources by R. L. Specht (62)

  1. Raymond Specht interviewed by Martin Thomas and Sally K. May
    Specht, R. L. (Raymond Louis), 1924-
    [ Sound : 2006 ]
    At National Library
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  2. Papers of Raymond Specht
    Specht, R. L. (Raymond Louis), 1924-
    [ Unpublished : 1948-2009 ]
    At National Library
    Papers of Raymond Specht
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  3. Aboriginal plant names in north-eastern Arnhem Land : Groote Eylandt - Endindilyakwa language; Yirrkala - Rirratjingu language / Raymond L. Specht
    Specht, R. L. (Raymond Louis), 1924-
    [ Book : 2006 ]
    At AIATSIS Collections
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 138,802.547)

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  4. The "snake woman story" of Hemple Bay, Groote Eylandt : an Enindilyakwa legend of a tsunami in the Gulf of Carpentaria / R. L. Specht and F. D McCarthy
    Specht, R. L. (Raymond Louis), 1924-
    [ Book : 2005 ]
    At AIATSIS Collections
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  5. Ecology of the heath vegetation in the upper south east of South Australia : a preliminary investigation
    Specht, R. L. (Raymond Louis), 1924-
    [ Thesis : 1953-2006 ]
    At Adel Uni Inst Rep
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  6. Studies in plant ecology and conservation
    Specht, R. L. (Raymond Louis), 1924-
    [ Thesis : 1973-2007 ]
    At Adel Uni Inst Rep
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  7. Email from Raymond Specht with subject John Moody, the 'Flying dentist'
    Specht, R. L. (Raymond Louis), 1924-
    [ Unpublished : 2007 ]
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  8. Heathlands and related shrublands / edited by R. L. Specht
    Specht, R. L. (Raymond Louis), 1924-
    [ Book : 1979-1981 ]
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    Heathlands and related shrublands / edited by R. L. Specht
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  9. The effects of fire on the Fraser Island ecosystems
    Specht, R. L. (Raymond Louis), 1924-
    [ Book : 1977 ]
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  10. American-Australian scientific expedition to Arnhem Land, N.T. (1948) : transport adventures in Arnhem Land / Ray Specht
    Specht, R. L. (Raymond Louis), 1924-
    [ Unpublished : 1948 ]
    At AIATSIS Collections
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  1. [Biographical cuttings on Raymond Louis Specht, botanist, containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals]
    [ Published : 1900-1990 ]
    At National Library
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  2. Raymond Specht interviewed by Martin Thomas and Sally K. May
    Specht, R. L. (Raymond Louis), 1924-
    [ Sound : 2006 ]
    At National Library
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  3. Papers of Raymond Specht
    Specht, R. L. (Raymond Louis), 1924-
    [ Unpublished : 1948-2009 ]
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    Papers of Raymond Specht
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  4. Portrait of Emeritus Professor Raymond Specht, botanist / Martin Thomas
    Thomas, Martin (Martin Edward), 1964-
    [ Photograph : 2006 ]
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    Portrait of Emeritus Professor Raymond Specht, botanist / Martin Thomas
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  5. Aboriginal plant names in north-eastern Arnhem Land : Groote Eylandt - Endindilyakwa language; Yirrkala - Rirratjingu language / Raymond L. Specht
    Specht, R. L. (Raymond Louis), 1924-
    [ Book : 2006 ]
    At AIATSIS Collections
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  6. Protect escarpment plea
    [ Book : 1976 ]
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  7. The "snake woman story" of Hemple Bay, Groote Eylandt : an Enindilyakwa legend of a tsunami in the Gulf of Carpentaria / R. L. Specht and F. D McCarthy
    Specht, R. L. (Raymond Louis), 1924-
    [ Book : 2005 ]
    At AIATSIS Collections
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  8. Official opening of the Dorothy Hill Physical Sciences and Engineering Library, St Lucia, Brisbane, 26 Aug 1997
    University of Queensland. Library
    [ Photograph : 1997 ]
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    Official opening of the Dorothy Hill Physical Sciences and Engineering Library, St Lucia, Brisbane, 26 Aug 1997
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  9. Ray Specht at the billabong, Oenpelli, Northern Territory, 18 October 1948 / Robert Miller
    Miller, Robert Rush, 1916-2003
    [ Photograph : 1948 ]
    Languages: No linguistic content
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    Ray Specht at the billabong, Oenpelli, Northern Territory, 18 October 1948 / Robert Miller
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  10. Ray Specht washing at the billabong, Oenpelli, Northern Territory, 18 October 1948 / Robert Miller
    Miller, Robert Rush, 1916-2003
    [ Photograph : 1948 ]
    Languages: No linguistic content
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    Ray Specht washing at the billabong, Oenpelli, Northern Territory, 18 October 1948 / Robert Miller
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