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Biographical entry Truswell, Elizabeth Marchant (1941 - )

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Born
15 October 1941
Kalgoorlie, Western Australia, Australia
Occupation
Palynologist

Summary

Elizabeth Marchant Truswell worked for the Bureau of Mineral Resources (later Australian Geological Survey Organisation) from 1973-96. She took early retirement from her position as a Chief Research Scientist to do a degree in Visual Arts at the Australian National University and now does landscape drawings where she aims to convey an interface between her scientific understanding of landscape and the landscape itself.

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1962
Education - Bachelor of Science with Honours (BSc (Hons)) completed at the University of Western Australia
1966
Education - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) completed at the University of Cambridge, UK
1966 - 1968
Career position - Palynologist at West Australian Petroleum in Perth
1968 - 1969
Career position - Geologist at the Bureau of Mineral Resources
1969 - 1971
Career position - Palynologist at West Australian Petroleum
1971 - 1973
Career position - Postdoctoral Research Associate at Florida State University (position included participation in Deep Sea Drilling Project, Leg 28, December 1972 - March 1973)
1973 - 1985
Career position - Research Scientist in Palynology at the Bureau of Mineral Resources
1985 -
Career position - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA)
1985 - 1989
Career position - Senior Principal Research Scientist in Palynology at the Bureau of Mineral Resources
1990 - 1996
Career position - Chief Research Scientist in Palynology at the Bureau of Mineral Resources
1991 - 1999
Career position - Australian National Commission for United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
1992 - 1998
Career position - Antarctic Science Advisory Committee
1997 -
Career position - Chief Research Scientist at the Australian Geological Survey Organisation
1997 -
Career position - Visiting Fellow in the Department of Geology at the Australian National University (ANU)
1997 - c. 2000
Education - Visual Arts student at Australian National University

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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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