Browse Entries

Use Trove to find more resources by/about this Biographical entry

  • Trove

Exhibitions

  • Where are the Women in Australian Science?

Biographical entry Lockett, Mary Fauriel (Fauriel) (1911 - 1982)

Born
1911
Salford, Manchester, England
Died
1982
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Occupation
Pharmacologist

Summary

Mary Fauriel (Fauriel) Lockett, the first female professor at the University of Western Australia, was Wellcome Research Professor of Pharmacology 1963-72. Prior to that she had been Head of the Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Chelsea College of Science and Technology, London 1951-62. Her research included studies on diuretics and the role of the kidney in causing oedemal dropsy in heart disease.

Details

Educated Universities of London (bachelor's degrees in medicine and science and a doctorate of medicine) and Cambridge (PhD in pharmacology).

Events

1937
Career position - Church Missionary Society in Egypt
1941
Career position - Junior Beit Memorial Fellow at Cambridge, UK
1945
Career position - Lecturer in Pharmacology at University College, London
1950
Career position - Senior Lecturer in Pharmacology at the University of Glasgow
1951 - 1962
Career position - Head of the Department of Physiology and Pharmacology at Chelsea College of Science and Technology, London
1962 - 1963
Career position - Senior Research Fellow at the University of Birmingham and Honorary Reader at Chelsea
1963 - 1972
Career position - Wellcome Research Professor of Pharmacology at the University of Western Australia

Archival resources

University of Western Australia, University Archives

  • Mary Fauriel Lockett - Records, 1963 - 1972; University of Western Australia, University Archives. Details

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Book Sections

  • Birman, Wendy, 'Lockett, Mary Fauriel (1911-1982), Pharmacologist', in Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 18, 2012, p. 40. Details

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J. & Rosanne Walker