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Biographical entry Macfarlane, Walter Victor (1913 - 1982)

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Born
27 September 1913
Christchurch, New Zealand
Died
26 February 1982
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Occupation
Physiologist

Summary

Victor Macfarlane was Professor of Animal Physiology, University of Adelaide 1964-1978. Earlier he was Professorial Fellow in Physiology at the Australian National University, Canberra 1958-1964 and Professor of Physiology, University of Queensland 1949-1958. He had wide ranging scientific interests, but worked particularly on physiological mechanisms of adaptation to different environments, especially heat.

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Award - William F Petersen gold medal award in animal niometeorology, William F Petersen Foundation
- 1936
Education - Masters of Arts Zoology (MA Zoology), University of Canterbury, New Zealand
- 1945
Education - Medicinae Baccalaureus, Baccalaureus Chirurgiae (MB ChB), University of Otago, New Zealand
- 1950
Education - Doctor of Medicine with Honours (MD Cum Laude), University of Otago, New Zealand
1937 - 1938
Career position - Parasitologist, Wallaceville Laboratory, New Zealand
1946 - 1947
Career position - Assistant in Neurosurgery, Dunedin Hospital, New Zealand
1948 - 1949
Career position - Senior Lecturer in Physiology, University of Otago, New Zealand
1949 - 1958
Career position - Professor of Physiology, The University of Queensland, Australia
1959 - 1964
Career position - Professorial Fellow in Physiology, Australian National University, Australia
1964 - 1978
Career position - Professor of Animal Physiology, The University of Adelaide, Australia
1968
Award - Decennial Medal, The Negv Institute for Arid Zone Research, Israel
1972 -
Award - Fellow, Australian Academy of Science
1979 -
Award - Fellow, Australian and New Zealand Association for the Advancement of Science (ANZAAS)
1979 -
Award - Emeritus Professor, The University of Adelaide, Australia
1979
Award - Mueller Medal. Australian and New Zealand Association for the Advancement of Science (ANZAAS)

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Barr Smith Library, Special Collections, The University of Adelaide

  • Walter Victor Macfarlane - Records, 1947 - 1986, MSS 0006; Barr Smith Library, Special Collections, The University of Adelaide. Details

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