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Biographical entry Pope, Elizabeth (1912 - 1993)

Born
4 November 1912
Died
18 September 1993
Occupation
Zoologist

Summary

Elizabeth Pope was a Zoologist who worked at the Australian Museum from 1939 to1972, where she rose to Deputy-Director.

Details

Educated University of Sydney (MSc). Australian Museum throughout her career, rising through its ranks from Scientific Assistant to Curator for Worms and Echinoderms and Deputy Director. Sometime President, Linnean Society of New South Wales. Mapped large areas of the Australian coast, doing some of the earliest Australian research in ecology. Co-authored several books on the seashore with Dakin (her zoology professor at the University of Sydney) and Isobel Bennet.

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

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