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Biographical entry Walker, Norman Alan (Alan) (1929 - 2013)

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Born
12 December 1929
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Died
27 October 2013
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Plant physiologist

Summary

Alan Walker was Associate Professor (Biology), University of Sydney 1967-1985 and Professor of Biology 1985-1993. His areas of interest included transport in plants including charophytes and flowering plants.

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1953
Education - Bachelor of Science (BSc), The University of Queensland
1955 - 1964
Career position - Research Officer, CSIRO Division of Plant Industry
1959
Education - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), The University of Tasmania
1960 - 1962
Career position - CSIRO Postgraduate Studentship, Physiological Laboratory, Cambridge, England
1964 - 1967
Career position - Senior Research Associate, School of Biological Sciences, University of East Anglia, England
1967 - 1985
Career position - Associate Professor (Biology), The University of Sydney
1982
Award - Syme Prize (shared with F.A. Smith)
1982
Award - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA)
1985 - 1991
Career position - Professor of Biology, The University of Sydney
1991 - 1993
Career position - Challis Professor of Biology, The University of Sydney

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