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Biographical entry Veevers, John James (1930 - )


13 October 1930
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia


John James Veevers has been at Macquarie University since 1968, as Senior Lecturer, Associate Professor, Professor and Adjunct Professor in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences. His interests include earth history of Australia, Gondwanaland and Pangea.


Born Sydney, 13 October 1930. Educated University of Sydney (BSc (first class hons) 1952, MSc 1954, PhD 1956) and Imperial College of Science & Technology (DIC in geology 1956). Cadet Geologist, Bureau of Mineral Resources, Geology & Geophysics, Canberra 1948-51, Geologist 1952-60, Senior Geologist 1961-67; Senior Lecturer, Macquarie University 1968, Associate Professor 1969-?, professor ?-?, Adjunct Professor, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences ?- . S.W. Carey Medal, Geological Society of Australia 1992; Fellow, Australian Academy of Science 1995.

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