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Biographical entry Bryce, Lucy Meredith (1897 - 1968)

CBE

Born
12 June 1897
Lindfield, New South Wales, Australia
Died
30 July 1968
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Occupation
Haematologist

Summary

Lucy Meredith Bryce worked at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Melbourne 1922-28, 1934-46, and at the Commonwealth Serum Laboratories 1939-44. She was also a clinical pathologist and Director of the Blood Transfusion Service 1929-54. Bryce is commemorated by the Lucy Bryce Hall at the Central Blood Bank, Melbourne.

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Events

1918
Education - Bachelor of Science (BSc) completed at the University of Melbourne
1922
Education - Bachelor of Medicine (MB) and Bachelor of Surgery (BS) completed at the University of Melbourne
1922 - 1928
Career position - Research post at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research (WEHI)
1925 - 1926
Career position - Research post at the Lister Institute in London
1928 - 1934
Career position - Bacteriologist and Clinical Pathologist at the Melbourne Hospital
1929 - 1954
Career position - Honorary Director of the Red Cross Blood Transfusion Service
1934 - 1940s
Career position - Private practice as a Clinical Pathologist
1934 - 1946
Career position - Research at WEHI (part-time)
1939 - 1944
Career position - Research (part-time) at the Commonwealth Serum Laboratories (CSL)
c. 1940 - c. 1945
Career position - Visiting Specialist with the rank of major at the 115th Australian General Hospital in Heidelberg, Victoria
1951
Award - Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE)
1954 - 1960s
Career position - Honorary Director of Pathology at the Queen Victoria Hospital
1954 - 1966
Career position - Chairman of the Transfusion Committee of the Red Cross Blood Transfusion Service

Archival resources

Private hands (contact Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre)

  • Lucy Meredith Bryce - Records, 1897 - 1968; Private hands (contact Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre). Details

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

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Online Resources

See also

  • Alexander, John A. (ed.), Who's Who in Australia 1944, vol. 12, The Herald and Weekly Times Ltd, Melbourne, 1944, 906 pp. Details

McCarthy, G.J.