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Biographical entry Marsh, Helene Denise (1945 - )

Born
8 April 1945
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Zoologist

Summary

Helene Denise Marsh has been Professor of Zoology (Personal Chair) and Director of Environmental Studies, James Cook University of North Queensland 1991-94, Professor of Environmental Science and Head, Department of Tropical Environment Studies and Geography 1994-date and Dean, Postgraduate Studies 2000-date. Her major research has been on the biology of dugongs.

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1966 - 1967
Career position - Demonstrator in Zoology at the University of Queensland
1968
Career position - Experimental Officer in Animal Health at the CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation) Pastoral Research Laboratory in Townsville, Queensland
1968
Education - Bachelor of Science with Honours (BSc (Hons)) completed at the University of Queensland
1969 - 1971
Education - Graduate student at James Cook University
1972
Education - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) completed at James Cook University, Queensland
1972
Career position - Honorary Research Associate at the British Museum (Natural History)
1974 - 1975
Career position - Research Officer (fractional appointment) in Zoology at James Cook University (funded by Australian National Parks and Wildlife Service)
1976 - 1981
Career position - Research Fellow (fractional appointment) in Zoology at James Cook University (funded by Australian National Parks and Wildlife Service)
1981 - 1985
Career position - Research Fellow (full-time) in Zoology at James Cook University (funded by MSTGS and Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Association)
1985 -
Career position - Chair of the Sirenia Special Survival Commission of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature
1986 - 1987
Career position - Research Fellow (full-time) in Zoology at James Cook University (funded by James Cook University)
1987 - 1989
Career position - Senior Lecturer in Zoology and Co-ordinator MSc program in Tropical Ecology at James Cook University
1989 -
Career position - Chairman of the Great Barrier Reef Consultative Committee
1990 - 1991
Career position - Associate Professor in Zoology at James Cook University
1991 - 1992
Career position - Chairman of the Queensland Marine Parks Consultative Committee
1991 - 1994
Career position - Professor of Zoology (Personal Chair) and Director of Environmental Studies at James Cook University
1994 -
Career position - Professor of Environmental Science and Head of the Department of Tropical Environment Studies and Geography at James Cook University
1994 - 1997
Career position - President of the Australian Mammal Society
2000 -
Career position - Dean of Postgraduate Studies at James Cook University

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Archival resources

National Library of Australia Oral History Collection

  • Interview with Helene Marsh, marine biologist [sound recording] / interviewer, Diana Giese, 10 October 1997, TRC 3634; National Library of Australia Oral History Collection. Details

Private hands (Marsh, H.D.)

  • Helene Denise Marsh - Records, 1976 - 1988; Private hands (Marsh, H.D.). Details

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Online Resources

See also

  • Herd, Margaret (ed.), Who's Who in Australia 2002, 38 edn, Crown Content, Melbourne, 2001, 2020 pp. Details

McCarthy, G.J. & Walker, R.H.