Biographical entry Pope, Elizabeth (1912 - 1993)
- 4 November 1912
- 18 September 1993
Elizabeth Pope was a Zoologist who worked at the Australian Museum from 1939 to1972, where she rose to Deputy-Director.
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.
Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions
- McCarthy, Gavan; Morgan, Helen; Smith, Ailie; van den Bosch, Alan, Where are the Women in Australian Science?, Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, 2003, http://www.austehc.unimelb.edu.au/wisa/wisa.html. Details
Created: 30 June 1997, Last modified: 13 December 2011