Akhurst, Ray (1947-)

Also known as
Akhurst, Raymond Joseph (1947-)
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Entomologist
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Raymond Akhurst has been at CSIRO Entomology since 1970. Early in his career he worked on a method of making female Sirex wasps sterile by infecting them with a parasitic nematode. His current interest is studying the mechanisms of resistance to , a project he has lead since 1999. Akhurst is the Deputy Program Leader of the Biotechnology section, and has full financial and personnel control of the Natural Biopesticides sub-program. He is also Chair of the Australian Society for Microbiology Foundation Committee and is a member of several editorial boards.

  • Education - Bachelor of Science with Honours (BSc (Hons)) completed at the University of Sydney
  • Career position - Experimental Officer at the CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation) Division of Entomology in Hobart
  • Education - Master of Science (MSc) completed at the University of Tasmania
  • Education - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) completed at University of Tasmania
  • Career position - Senior Research Scientist at the CSIRO Division of Entomology in Hobart
  • Career position - Senior Research Scientist at the CSIRO Division of Entomology in Canberra
  • Career position - Principal Research Scientist at CSIRO Division of Entomology in Canberra
  • Career position - Deputy Section Head of Molecular Biology at the CSIRO Division of Entomology, Canberra
  • Career position - Editorial Board member for
  • Career position - Chair of the Australian Society for Microbiology Foundation Committee
  • Career position - Deputy Section Head of Biotechnology at the CSIRO Division of Entomology, Canberra
  • Career position - Deputy Program Leader of Biotechnology at the CSIRO Division of Entomology, Canberra
  • Career position - Senior Principal Research Scientist at the CSIRO Division of Entomology in Canberra
  • Career position - Editorial Board member for

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Raymond Joseph Akhurst, born 9 March 1947.

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  • (Corporate Body) CSIRO Division of Entomology, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (1950 - )

    <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>

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Akhurst, Raymond Joseph
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Technology in Australia 1788-1988
    Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering
    Published: Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, Melbourne, 2000

Resources by Ray Akhurst (7)

  1. A study of the free-living phase of Deladenus, nematodes parastic in woodwasps / by Raymond J. Akhurst
    Akhurst, Ray, 1947-
    [ Thesis : 1974 ]
    At Uni of TAS Library
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  2. Bacterial symbionts of insect pathogenic nematodes of the families Steinernematidae and Heterorhabditidae / R.J. Akhurst
    Akhurst, Ray, 1947-
    [ Thesis : 1982 ]
    At Uni of TAS Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 40,242.875)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 40,242.875)

  3. Determination of the cry protein content of Bt transgenic cotton : a technical manual for laboratory use / Helen E. Holt, Cheryl Mares and Ray Akhurst
    Holt, Helen E
    [ Article, Government publication : 2002 ]
    At 7 libraries
    Determination of the cry protein content of Bt transgenic cotton : a technical manual for laboratory use / Helen E. Holt, Cheryl Mares and Ray Akhurst
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  4. Biotechnology of Bacillus thuringiensis. edited by Ngo Dinh Binh, Ray J. Akhurst, Donald H. Dean
    Pacific Rim Conference on the Biotechnology of Bacillus Thuringiensis and Its Environmental Impact Hanoi, Vietnam) 2003 :
    [ Conference Proceedings : 2005 ]
    At Black Mountain
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  5. Proceedings of the 2nd Canberra Bacillus Thuringiensis meeting : September 1993, Canberra : a workshop convened under the auspices of the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Resourse Management and organized by CSIRO Division of Entomology / editor ...
    Workshop on Bacillus Thuringiensis Canberra, A.C.T.) (1993 :
    [ Book : 1994 ]
    At 8 libraries
    Proceedings of the 2nd Canberra Bacillus Thuringiensis meeting : September 1993, Canberra : a workshop convened under the auspices of the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Resourse Management and organized by CSIRO Division of Entomology / editor: R.J. Akhurst
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  6. Biotechnology of bacillus thuringiensis and its environmental impact : proceedings of the 4th Pacific Rim conference / editors R J Akhurst, C E Beard and P Hughes
    CSIRO
    [ Conference Proceedings : 2002 ]
    At 4 libraries
    Biotechnology of bacillus thuringiensis and its environmental impact : proceedings of the 4th Pacific Rim conference / editors R J Akhurst, C E Beard and P Hughes
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  7. Nematodes and the biological control of insect pests / editors, Robin Bedding, Ray Akhurst & Harry Kaya
    Bedding, RA
    [ Book, Government publication : 1993 ]
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    Nematodes and the biological control of insect pests / editors, Robin Bedding, Ray Akhurst & Harry Kaya
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    ... Akhurst, William Mower ... Mrs Ray is an Actor who is mentioned in 3 events in the AusStage database ...
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  1. DAPHNE AKHURST ENGAGED. SYDNEY, Wednesday.
    Daily Examiner (Grafton, NSW : 1915 - 1954) Thursday 20 June 1929 p 4 Article
    ... : B : n . daphne akhurst engaged. SYDNEY, Wednesday. The engagement is- annouiieed of Miss Daphne ... Akhurst, the Australian women 's tennis champion, to Bay F. Cozens, of Strath-field. . : — : I ... 37 words
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  2. DAPHNE AKHURST. TENNIS STAR'S ENGAGEMENT. SYDNEY. Wednesday.
    The Maitland Daily Mercury (NSW : 1894 - 1939) Wednesday 19 June 1929 p 5 Article
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  3. DAPHNE AKHURST. TENNIS STAR'S ENGAGEMENT. SYDNEY, Wednesday.
    The Maitland Weekly Mercury (NSW : 1894 - 1931) Saturday 22 June 1929 p 6 Article
    ... Dap[?] Akhurst, Australian women's tennis champion, to Ray F. Cozens, of Sirathfield. ... DAPHNE AKHURST. TENNIS STAR'S ENGAGEMENT. SYDNEY, Wednesday. The engagement is announced of Miss ... 33 words
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  1. AUSTRALIAN MILITARY FORCES.
    Commonwealth of Australia Gazette (National : 1901 - 1973) Thursday 1 December 1949 [Issue No.92] p 3640

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    ... District) with the honorary rank of Captain, 22nd March, 1947. Royal Australian Infantry Corps. NX70193 ... . Akhurst (seconded). (The notification respecting this officer which appeared in Executive Minute No. 82 of ... 5465 words
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  2. TITLE DEEDS.
    New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Wednesday 14 August 1833 [Issue No.76] p 307

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    ... , 10 Acres, Cumberland, Lot 11. 46. John Blaxland, sen., 455 Acres, Camden, Lot 14. 47. William Akhurst ... Thomas Palmer, 640 Acres, Mur-ray, Lot 16. 82. George Thomas Palmer, 640 Acres, Mur-ray, Lot 17. 83 ... 1187 words
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  3. Examination No. 3822. For APPOINTMENT AS POSTAL OFFICER, FOURTH DIVISION, POSTMASTER-GENERAL'S DEPARTMENT, NEW SOUTH WALES. Held on 7th July, 1951.
    Commonwealth of Australia Gazette (National : 1901 - 1973) Thursday 8 November 1951 [Issue No.83] p 2872

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    ... Cresewell. Mcllveen, Ray Victor. Cessnock. Martens, Robert Herman. Condran, Joseph Ronald. Stothard, Allen ... , Darrell William Aubrey. Akhurst, Matthew Andrew. McAlister, David Henry. Crittendell, William Mervyn ... 706 words
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  1. Novel Bt toxins. [Paper presented at] The Cotton CRC Research Conference, Narrabri, 21-22 July 1999
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    [ Article : 1999 ]
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  2. ALPHABETICAL LIST OF SUBSCRIBERS FEBRUARY, 1947
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  3. Characterization of a new Bacillus thuringiensis endotoxin, Cry47Aa, from strains that are toxic to the Australian sheep blowfly, Lucilia cuprina
    Kongsuwan, Kritaya; Gough, Joanne; Kemp, David; McDevitt, Andrew; Akhurst, Ray
    [ Article : 2005 ]
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  4. Evaluation of 18 F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography and computed tomography with histopathologic correlation in the initial staging of head and neck cancer
    Hannah,A; Scott,AM; Tochon-Danguy,H; Chan,JG; Akhurst,T; Berlangieri,S; Price,D; Smith,GJ; Schelleman,T; McKay,WJ; Sizeland,A
    Annals of surgery 236(2), 2002 Aug, p.208-17
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  1. Paris the prince, and Helen the fair, or, The giant horse and the siege of Troy! : a classical burlesque extravaganza / by W.M. Akhurst
    Akhurst, W. M. (William M.), 1822-1878
    [ Book : 1868 ]
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  2. Harlequin Jack Sheppard, or, The disreputable detective, the clever kleptomaniac, and the plot of the piebald goblin : an entirely new and original Xmas pantomime / by W.M. Akhurst
    Akhurst, W. M. (William M.), 1822-1878
    [ Book : 1870 ]
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  3. The Belle Brandon songster : a selection of the choicest songs as sung by the Christy Minstrels. Charles Muskett
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  4. Entomopathogenic nematology / edited by Randy Gaugler
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    [ Book : 2001-2002 ]
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