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Biographical entry Moir, Reginald John (1918 - )

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Born
12 October 1918
Occupation
Agricultural scientist

Summary

Reginald Moir was an agricultural scientist internationally recognised for his studies on rumen microbiology, metabolism within the rumen, and the nutritional physiology of ruminant and ruminant-like animals. He joined the University of Western Australia in 1947, becoming Professor of Agriculture in 1967 and Emeritus Professor in 1984. The Moir Medal, which acknowledges significant contributions to animal production industries in Western Australia, has been awarded by the Western Australian Branch of the Australian Society of Animal Production since 1988.

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1942
Education - BSc (hons), University of Western Australia
1947
Career position - Lecturer in Agriculture, University of Western Australia
1967 - 1983?
Career position - Professor of Agriculture, University of Western Australia
1973
Award - Mueller Medal. Australian and New Zealand Association for the Advancement of Science
1975 -
Career position - Director, Institute of Agriculture, Western Australia
1978 -
Award - Fellow Australian Society of Animal Production
1984 -
Award - Honorary Fellow, University of Western Australia
1984
Award - DSc honoris causa, University of Western Australia
1986 -
Award - Fellow, Nutrition Society of Australia
1986
Award - Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) for service to agriculture through teaching and research
2001
Award - Centenary Medal for service to the community through improvements in agriculture and animal production

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Journal Articles

  • Moir, R.J., 'Eric John Underwood 1905-1980', Historical Records of Australian Science, 13 (3) (2001), 343-350. Details

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McCarthy, G.J. and Helen Cohn