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Biographical entry Martin, Charles James (1866 - 1955)

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Born
9 January 1866
Hackney, England
Died
15 February 1955
Cambridge, England
Occupation
Physiologist and Pathologist

Summary

Sir Charles Martin taught physiology at the University of Melbourne 1897-1903 and was Director of the Lister Institute, London 1903-1930. He was then Chief of Animal Nutrition, CSIR and Professor of Biochemistry and General Physiology, University of Adelaide 1931-1933.

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Events

1897 - 1903
Career position - Physiology, The University of Melbourne, Australia
1903 - 1930
Career position - Director, The Lister Institute, England
1931 - 1933
Career position - Professor of Biochemistry and General Physiology, The University of Adelaide, Australia
1931 - 1933
Career position - Chief, Animal Nutrition, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Australia

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Archival resources

Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science

  • Charles James Martin - Records, 1895 - 1957, MS 011; Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science. Details

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) Corporate Records and Archives Strategies

  • Charles James Martin - Records, 1930 - 1935; Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) Corporate Records and Archives Strategies. Details

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Books

  • Gibbs, Martin, Charles Martin: His Life and Letters, Martin Gibbs, London, 2011, 296 pp. Details

Book Sections

  • Morison, Patricia, 'Martin, Sir Charles James (1866-1955), Physiologist and Pathologist', in Bede Nairn and Geoffrey Serle (eds), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 10, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1986, pp. 423-425. Also available at http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A100414b.htm. Details

Journal Articles

  • Anon, 'Obituary: Charles James Martin', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 1955, no. 1, 1955, pp. 809-12. Details
  • Chick, Harriette, 'Charles James Martin, 1866-1955', Biographical Memoirs of the Royal Society, vol. 2, 1956, pp. 173-208. Details
  • Hawgood, B. J., 'Sir Charles James Martin MD FRS: Australian serpents and Indian plague, one hundred years ago', Toxicon, vol. 35, no. 7, 1997, pp. 999-1010. Details
  • Martin, C.J., 'Note on a Method of Separating Colloids from Crystalloids by Filtration', Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales, vol. 30, Acting Government Printer, Sydney, 1896, pp. 147-149. Details
  • Martin, C.J. and Smith, John McGarvie, 'The Venom of the Australian Black Snake', Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales, vol. 26, Acting Government Printer, Sydney, 1892, pp. 240-264. Details
  • Robertson, Muriel, 'Charles James Martin 9th January 1866 - 15th february 1955', Journal of Pathology and Bacteriology, vol. 71, no. 2, 1956, pp. 519-534. Details
  • Schedvin, C. B., 'Environment, Economy and Australian Biology 1890-1939', Historical Studies, vol. 21, 1984, pp. 11-28. Details

Reviews

  • Jones, Ross L., review of Gibbs, Martin, Charles Martin: His Life and Letters (2011), Historical Records of Australian Science, vol. 24, 2013, pp. 167-8. Details

Online Resources

See also

  • Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, Technology in Australia 1788-1988, Online edn, Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, Melbourne, 3 May 2000, http://www.austehc.unimelb.edu.au/tia/index_m.html. Details
  • French, E. L. and Stewart, D.F., 'Lionel Bately Bull, 1889-1978', Historical Records of Australian Science, vol. 5, no. 4, 1983, pp. 90-110. Also available at http://www.publish.csiro.au/paper/HR9830540090.htm. Details
  • Howie-Willis, Ian, 'Malariology in Australia between the first and second world wars (part 2 of "Pioneers of Australian military malariology")', Journal of Military and Veteran’s Health, vol. 24, no. 2, 2016, pp. 28-39. Details
  • Winkel, Kenneth D., Mirtschin, Peter and Pearn, John, 'Twentieth Century Toxinology and Antivenom development in Australia', Toxicon , vol. 48, no. 7, 2006, pp. 738-754. Details

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