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Biographical entry Bennett, John Henry (1926 - )

AM

Born
6 April 1926
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Occupation
Geneticist

Summary

John Bennett was Professor of Genetics, University of Adelaide from 1956-1991.

Details

Educated at University of Melbourne and University of Cambridge - BSc, MA, PhD

Events

1954
Career position - Fellow, Gonville and Caius College, University of Cambridge
1956 - 1991
Career position - Professor and Head of Genetics, University of Adelaide
1962 - 1963
Career position - Visiting Professor, Ohio State University, Ohio, U.S.A.
1962 - 1963
Career position - Dean, Faculty of Science, University of Adelaide
1966 - 1967
Career position - Visiting Professor, Ohio State University, Ohio, U.S.A.
1992
Career position - Emeritus Professor, University of Adelaide
2015
Award - Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for significant service to tertiary education and research in the field of genetics, and for the analysis and preservation of science history

Related Corporate Bodies

  • The University of Adelaide (1874 - )

    John Bennett held multiple positions at the University of Adelaide including Professor of Genetics 1956 - 1991 and Dean for the Faculty of Science 1962 - 1963.

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Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.