Murray, P. D. F. (Patrick Desmond Fitzgerald) (1900-1967)

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Murray, P. D. F. (Patrick Desmond Fitzgerald)
Murray, Patrick Desmond Fitzgerald
Murray, Patrick Desmond Fitzgerald, (FAA) (1900-1967)
Murray, Patrick Desmond Fitzgerald (1900-1967)
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Zoologist
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Patrick Desmond Fitzgerald Murray (1900-1967), zoologist, was born on 18 June 1900 at Dorchester, Dorset, England, youngest of three children of Australian-born parents (Sir) John Hubert Plunkett Murray,...

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Patrick Murray was appointed Challis professor of zoology at the University of Sydney in 1949 and resigned in 1960. He then took up a readership in zoology (later, research fellow) at the University of New England where he specialized in experimental embryology. Prior to these two posts Murray worked overseas at many prestigious institutes including the Strangeways Research Laboratory at the University of Cambridge (UK); the University of Freiburg (Germany); Bedford College for Women, University of London; and at St Bartholomew's Hospital Medical School.

  • Education - Entered St Ignatius' College in Riverview, New South Wales
  • Education - Matriculated at Magdalen College, Oxford, UK
  • Education - Bachelor of Science (BSc) completed at the University of Sydney
  • Education - Bachelor of Science (BSc) completed at the University of Oxford
  • Career position - Macleay Fellow of the Linnean Society of New South Wales and Lecturer and Demonstrator in Zoology at the University of Sydney
  • Education - Doctor of Science (DSc) received from the University of Sydney
  • Career position - Rockefeller Foundation Fellow at the universities of Cambridge (UK) and Freiburg (Germany)
  • Career position - Smithson Fellow of Natural Sciences at the Strangeways Research Laboratory, Cambridge
  • Career event - published
  • Career position - Demonstrator in Zoology at Bedford College for Women, University of London
  • Career position - Reader in Biology and Comparative Anatomy at St Bartholomew's Hospital Medical School, UK
  • Career position - Challis Professor of Zoology at the University of Sydney
  • Award - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA)
  • Career position - Reader, later Research Fellow in Zoology at the University of New England in New South Wales

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  1. Murray, Patrick Desmond Fitzgerald
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Murray, Patrick Desmond Fitzgerald (1900-1967), Zoologist
    Wimborne, Brian
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 2000
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 15, 454-455
  3. Dr. P.D.F. Murray: obituary
    Published: 1967
    Series: Australian Zoologist, 14, 2, 227
  4. Patrick Desmond Fitzgerald Murray
    Rogers, W. P.
    Published: 1968
    Series: Records of the Australian Academy of Science, 1, 3, 71-76
  5. Patrick Desmond Fitzgerald Murray 1900-1967
    Rogers, W. P.
    Published: Australian Academy of Science, 2006
    Series: Australian Academy of Science Biographical Memoirs
  6. Obituary: John McLuckie
    Murray, P. D. F. and Crocker, R. L.
    Published: 1956
    Series: Australian Journal of Science, 19, 3, 109-110
  7. Ian Murray Mackerras 1898-1980
    Norris, K. R.
    Published: 1981
    Series: Historical Records of Australian Science, 5, 2, 98-114

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