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    Patrick Alfred Pierce Moran
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Born
14 July 1917
Kings Cross, New South Wales, Australia
Died
23 September 1988
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Occupation
Statistician

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Patrick Moran was Professor of Statistics at the Institute of Advanced Studies, Australian National University 1952-1983. He was the son of Herbert Moran. The Moran Medal and the Moran Award for History of Science Research, both awarded by the Australian Academy of Science, are named in his honour.

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1937
Education - Bachelor of Science (BSc), University of Sydney
1939
Education - Bachelor of Arts (BA), University of Cambridge
1940 - 1943
Career position - Experimental officer, Ministry of Supply, UK
1943 - 1945
Career position - Australian Scientific Liaison Office, London, UK
1945 - 1946
Education - Baylis Research Studentship, St John's College, University of Cambridge
1946 - 1951
Career position - Senior Research Officer in the Institute of Statistics, University of Oxford, UK
1952 - 1982
Career position - Foundation professor of statistics, Australian National University
1962
Award - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science
1963
Award - Awarded the Lyle Medal, Australian Academy of Science
1963 - 1964
Career position - First president of the Statistical Society of Australia
1970
Award - Honorary life fellow of the Royal Statistical Society
1975
Award - Fellow of the Royal Society
1976 - 1978
Career position - President of the Australian Mathematical Society
1978
Award - Honorary life member of the Statistical Society of Australia
1982
Award - Awarded the Pitman Medal, Statistical Society of Australia
1983 - 1988
Career position - Honorary Visiting Fellow at National Health and Medical Research Council Social Psychiatry Research Unit, Australian National University Honorary Visiting Fellow at National Health and Medical Research Council Social Psychiatry Research Unit, Australian National University

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  • Patrick Alfred Pierce Moran - Records, 1936 - 1988, MS 018; Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science. Details

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