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Biographical entry Mackerras, Ian Murray (1898 - 1980)

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Born
19 September 1898
Balclutha, Otago, New Zealand
Died
21 March 1980
Turner, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Occupation
Medical scientist

Summary

Ian Mackerras was Director of the Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane 1947-1961, and Research Fellow, CSIRO, Canberra 1961-1974.

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1947 - 1961
Career position - Director, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Australia
1954 -
Award - Fellow, Australian Academy of Science
1961 - 1974
Career position - Research Fellow, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), Australia
1965 - 1967
Chair - President, Australian Entomological Society

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Archival resources

Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science

  • Ian Murray Mackerras - Records, 1886 - 1980, MS 122; Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science. Details

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Book Sections

  • Williams, Lesley, 'Mackerras, Ian Murray (1898-1980) and Josephine Mackerras (1896-1971), Medical Scientists', in John Ritchie (ed.), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 15, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 2000, pp. 248-250. Also available at http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A150290b.htm. Details

Journal Articles

  • Chadwick, C. E.; Mackerras, I. M., 'Tribute to G. H. Hardy. 1. His Career and Publications. 2. Review of the Scientific Work of G. H. Hardy', Journal of the Entomological Society of Australia (New South Wales Branch), vol. 3, 1966, pp. 48-57. Details
  • Doherty, Ralph L., 'The Bancroft tradition in infectious desease research in Queensland, part 1', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 1978, v.2, no. 2 December, 1978, pp. 560-3. Details
  • Doherty, Ralph L., 'The Bancroft tradition in infectious desease research in Queensland, part 2', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 1978, v.2, no. 16 December, 1978, pp. 591-4. Details
  • Howie-Willis, Ian, 'Australian malariology during World War II (part 3 of "Pioneers of Australian military malariology"', Journal of Military and Veteran's History, vol. 25, no. 2, 2017, pp. 46-68. Details
  • Mackerras, I., 'A. J. Turner Memorial Address', Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland, vol. 60, 1948, pp. 69-79. Details
  • Mackerras, I. M., 'Gilruth's Part in Sheep Blowfly Research', Australian Veterinary Journal, vol. 13, 1937, pp. 116-118. Details
  • Mackerras, I. M., 'Alfred Jefferis Turner and Amateur Entomology in Australia', Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland, vol. lx, no. 7, 1948, pp. 69-88. Details
  • Mackerras, I. M., 'Francis Ratcliffe (1904-1970): Obituary', Search, vol. 2, no. 3, 1971, pp. 74-75. Details
  • Mackerras, I. M., 'Alexander John Nicholson', Records of the Australian Academy of Science, vol. 2, no. 1, 1971, pp. 66-81. Also available at http://www.publish.csiro.au/paper/HR9710210066.htm. Details
  • Mackerras, I. M., 'Edward Holbrook Derrick', Records of the Australian Academy of Science, vol. 4, no. 1, 1979, pp. 82-102. Also available at http://www.publish.csiro.au/paper/HR9790410082.htm. Details
  • MacKerras, I. M. and MacKerras, M. J., 'Problems of Parasitology and Entomology in Australia. Report Prepared for the Indian Ocean Science Congress', Australian Journal of Science, vol. 15, 1953, pp. 183-189. Details
  • Mackerras, I. M. and Marks, Elizabeth N., 'The Bancrofts: a century of scientific endeavour [includes lists of publications]', Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland, vol. 84, no. 1, 1973, pp. 1-34. Details
  • Marks, E. N. and Mackerras, I. M., 'Evolution of a National Entomological Society in Australia', Journal of the Australian Entomological Society, vol. 11, no. 2, 1972, pp. 81-90. Details
  • Norris, K. R., 'Ian Murray Mackerras 1898-1980', Historical Records of Australian Science, vol. 5, no. 2, 1981, pp. 98-114. Also available at http://www.publish.csiro.au/paper/HR9810520098.htm. Details
  • Schedvin, C. B., 'Environment, Economy and Australian Biology 1890-1939', Historical Studies, vol. 21, 1984, pp. 11-28. Details

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See also

  • Howie-Willis, Ian, An unending war: the Australian Army's struggle against malaria 1885 - 2015, Big Sky Publishing, Newport (N.S.W.), 2016, 348 pp. Details
  • Spencer, Margaret, Malaria: the Australian Experience, 1843-1991, Australian College of Tropical Medicine, Townsville, 1994, 213 pp. Details
  • Sprent, J. F. A., 'Ronald Harry Wharton 1923-83', Historical Records of Australian Science, vol. 6, no. 2, 1985, pp. 293-301. Also available at http://www.publish.csiro.au/paper/HR9850620293.htm. Details

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