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Biographical entry Rogers, Lesley Joy (1943 - )

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Born
31 July 1943
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Occupation
Physiologist

Summary

Lesley Joy Rogers has been Professor of Physiology at University of New England since 1993. She works in brain and behavioural development, especially on development of lateralised brain function and memory formation. She has written a number of general scientific books as part of her strong commitment to communicating science to a wide audience.

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1963 - 1965
Career position - Demonstrator at the University of Adelaide
1964
Education - Bachelor of Science with Honours (BSc (Hons)) completed at the University of Adelaide
1965 - 1966
Career position - Teaching Fellow at Harvard University, USA
1967 - 1968
Career position - Research Assistant in the Gastroenterology Department of the New England Medical Centre Hospital in Boston, USA
1968 - 1970
Career position - Demonstrator in Animal Physiology at Sussex University, UK
1970 - 1971
Career position - Class and Correspondence Tutor at the Open University in the UK
1971
Education - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) completed at Sussex University, UK
1972 - 1976
Career position - Senior Tutor in the Physiology Department at Monash University, Victoria
1976 - 1977
Career position - Senior Research Fellow in Behavioural Biology at the Australian National University, Australian Capital Territory
1977 - 1978
Career position - Senior Tutor in the Pharmacology Department at Monash University, Victoria
1978 - 1981
Career position - Australian Research Council (ARC) Research Fellow in Pharmacology
1981 - 1985
Career position - Lecturer in Pharmacology at Monash University, Victoria
1985 - 1987
Career position - Lecturer at the University of New England, New South Wales
1987
Education - Doctor of Science (DSc) received from Sussex University, UK
1987 - 1989
Career position - Senior Lecturer at the University of New England, New South Wales
1989 - 1993
Career position - Associate Professor at the University of New England in New South Wales
1991 - 1995
Career position - Head of the Department of Physiology at the University of New England, New South Wales
1993 -
Career position - Professor of Neuroscience and Animal Behaviour at the University of New England, New South Wales
1993
Award - Academic Women's Special Achievement Award received
1997
Award - Fellow of the Australian Institute of Biology (FAIBiol)
1997
Award - Vice-Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Research received
2000 -
Career position - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA)

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

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See also

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

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