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Biographical entry Reid, Robert Lovell (Bob) (1921 - 1996)

FASAP, FAIAS, FRSE

Born
11 April 1921
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Died
23 September 1996
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Occupation
Agricultural scientist

Summary

Robert Lovell (Bob) Reid was Founding and Emeritus Professor of Agriculture at La Trobe University in Bundoora, Victoria. Prior to this he was Associate Director then Director of the Hill Farming Research Organisation in Scotland. Reid was one of Australia's outstanding agricultural scientists and a Fellow of the Australian Society of Animal Production (FASAP), the Australian Institute of Agricultural Science (FAIAS) and the Royal Society of Edinburgh (FRSE).

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1944
Education - Bachelor of Science with Honours (BSc (Hons)) completed at the University of Sydney
1944 - 1946
Career position - Research Officer at CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation) Division of Animal Health and Production and Animal Physiology
c. 1946 - c. 1949
Education - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) completed at King's College, Cambridge, UK
1949 - 1958
Career position - Lecturer in Animal Nutrition at the University of Sydney
1963
Award - Australian Medal of Agricultural Science received
1964 - c. 1970
Career position - Associate Director then Director of the Hill Farming Research Organisation in Scotland
1967 -
Award - Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (FRSE)
1968 - 1979
Career position - Foundation Professor of Agriculture at La Trobe University in Bundoora, Victoria
c. 1972 - 1979
Career position - Dean of Agriculture at La Trobe University
1978
Award - Fellow of the Australian Society of Animal Production (FASAP)
1980
Award - Fellow of the Australian Institute of Agricultural Science (FAIAS)

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Edited Books

  • Cremer, K.W. (ed.), Trees for rural Australia, Inkata Press, Melbourne, 1990, 455 pp. Chapter 24: Shade and shelter (Reid, R. and Bird, P.R.). Details

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.