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Biographical entry Irwin-Smith, Vera Adelaide

Born
Riverina, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Entomologist

Summary

Vera Adelaide Irwin-Smith was an entomologist who specialised in Diptera Brachycera - parasitic flies. She wrote several articles on her research.

Details

Events

1916
Education - Bachelor of Science (BSc) completed at the University of Sydney
1919 - 1923
Career position - Linnean Macleay Fellow in Zoology at the University of Sydney
1923
Career position - Researcher at the Molteno Institute in Cambridge

Archival resources

University of Sydney, Archives

  • Vera Adelaide Irwin-Smith - Records, P 84; University of Sydney, Archives. Details

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Books

  • Hooker, Claire, Irresistible Forces: Australian Women in Science, Melbourne University Press, Carlton, 2004, 215 pp. Details
  • Musgrave, A., Bibliography of Australian Entomology, 1775-1930, Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales., Sydney, 1932, 380 pp. Details

Journal Articles

  • 'Vera Adelaide Irwin-Smith', Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales, vol. 90, no. 1, 1965, pp. 5-6. Details

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.