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Corporate entry CSIRO Division of Animal Physiology (1959 - 1975)

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation

From
1959
Blacktown, New South Wales, Australia
To
1975
Functions
Veterinary or Animal Health Industries and Industrial or scientific research
Location
Blacktown, New South Wales

Summary

The Division of Animal Physiology began as the Sheep Biology Section, part of the Division of Animal Health and Production. In 1959 it became a separate Division, conducting research into many areas, such as endocrinology, nutrition and ecology, relating to sheep and cattle. In 1975 the Division merged with the Division of Animal Genetics to form the Division of Animal Production.

Timeline

 1953 - 1959 CSIRO Sheep Biology Laboratory
       1959 - 1975 CSIRO Division of Animal Physiology
             1975 - 2000 CSIRO Division of Animal Production
                   2000 - CSIRO Livestock Industries

Related People

  • Thorburn, Geoffrey Donald (1930 - 1996)

    Senior Principal Research Scientist at the CSIRO Division of Animal Physiology in Prospect, New South Wales (1969 - 1971) Chief Research Scientist at the CSIRO Division of Animal Physiology (1972)

    Date: 1969 - 1972

Published resources

Books

  • Historical Directory of Council for Scientific and Industrial Research and Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization, 1926-1976, CSIRO, Canberra, 1978, 101 pp. Details

Online Resources

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