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Biographical entry Kellaway, Charles Halliley (1889 - 1952)

16 January 1889
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
13 December 1952
London, England
Medical scientist


Charles Halliley Kellaway was Director of the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research 1923-44 and Director of Scientific Policy for the Wellcome Foundation, London 1944-52.

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Book Sections

  • Asherson, Geoffrey L., 'Charles Halliley Kellaway, 1889-1952', in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2004. Details
  • Burnet, Frank Macfarlane, 'Charles Halliley Kellaway (1889-1952), Medical Scientist', in John Ritchie (ed.), Australian Dental Journal, vol. 9, Clarendon Press, Melbourne, 1983, pp. 546-547. Details
  • MacFarlane Burnet, 'Kellaway, Charles Halliley (1889-1952)', in Bede Nairn and Geoffrey Serle (eds), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 9, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1983, pp. 546-547. Also available at Details

Journal Articles

  • Hobbins, Peter, 'From camels to cats: experimenting with medicine in the Australian Flying Corps', War and Society, vol. 35, no. 2, 2016, pp. 114-31. Details
  • Hobbins, Peter G., 'Serpentine Science: Charles Kellaway and the Fluctuating Fortunes of Venom Research in Interwar Australia', Historical Records of Australian Science, vol. 21, no. 1, 2010, pp. 1-34. Details
  • Hobbins, Peter G. and Winkel, Kenneth D., 'The Forgotten Successes and Sacrifices of Charles Kellaway, Director of the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute, 1923-1944', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 187, no. 11/12, 2007, pp. 645-648. Details
  • Kellaway, C. H., 'The Sir Richard Stawell Oration. (Aspects of medical research in Australian medical Schools).', Medical Journal of Australia, no. 1, 1938, pp. 365-374. Details


  • Hobbins, Peter, Charles Kellaway, WEHI and Australian Medical Research between the Wars, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute, Melbourne, 2008. Details

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See also

McCarthy, G.J.