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Biographical entry Besly, Mary Ann Catherine (1929 - 1994)

Born
1929
Died
16 July 1994
Occupation
Zoologist

Summary

Mary Ann C. Besly was a lecturer in the School of Biological Sciences, University of Sydney, until her retirement in 1989.

Details

Educated University of Sydney (BA 1938, BSc 1952, PhD 1963). Remained as a member of the academic staff of the University of Sydney until her retirement as Lecturer in the School of Biological Sciences in 1989. A garden in the University grounds has been named after her to recognise her service on the Students' Union and the Mary Besly Memorial Fund provides an annual award for a second-year student in Biological Sciences.

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

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