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Corporate entry School of Botany (1880s - )

The University of Melbourne

From
1880s
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Functions
Education and Plant science
Website
http://www.botany.unimelb.edu.au/botany/
Location
Melbourne, Victoria

Summary

The University of Melbourne's School of Botany is part of the Faculty of Science. The School works in a number of areas, including environmental science, marine botany, plant molecular and cell biology and biotechnology, plant diseases, and plant biodiversity and evolution.

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Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Books

  • Gillbank, Linden, From System Garden to Scientific Research: The University of Melbourne's School of Botany under its First Two Professors (1906-1973), School of Botany, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Vic., 2010, 38 pp. Details

Conference Papers

  • Clarke, I.C., 'History of the herbarium, School of Botany, University of Melbourne', in Short, P.S. (ed.), History of Systematic Botany in Australasia: Proceedings of a Symposium held at the University of Melbourne, 25-27 May 1988, Australian Systematic Botany Society Inc., Melbourne, 1990, pp. 13-22. Details

Journal Articles

  • Brown, Gillian, 'Mosses, liverworts and hornworts: significant bryophyte collections at the University of Melbourne Herbarium', University of Melbourne Collections, vol. 8, 2011, pp. -7. Details
  • Gillbank, Linden, 'University Botany in Colonial Victoria: Frederick McCoy's Botanical Classes and Collections at the University of Melbourne', Historical Records of Australian Science, vol. 19, no. 1, 2008, pp. 53-82. Details
  • Wilkinson, Ian, 'Frederick McCoy and the University of Melbourne', Victorian naturalist, vol. 118, 2001, pp. 186-92. Details
  • Wilkinson, Ian R., 'Frederick McCoy: First Science Professor at the University of Melbourne', History of Education Review, vol. 25, no. 1, 1996, pp. 54-70. Details

Reviews

  • Clode, Danielle, review of From System Garden to scientific research: the University of Melbourne's School of Botany under its first two professors (1906-1973), Historical Records of Australian Science, vol. 21, 2010, pp. 285-6. Details

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See also

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