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Biographical entry Smith, Frank Andrew (Andrew) (1940 - )


22 March 1940
Kendal, United Kingdom


Frank Andrew (Andrew) Smith has been Professor of Botany at the University of Adelaide since 1990, having started there as a lecturer in 1967. His research is in the area of plant science - mineral nutrition and membrane transport.


Born Kendal, United Kingdom, 22 March 1940. Educated University of Cambridge (BA 1962, PhD 1965, MA 1967). SRC Post-doctoral Fellow, Botany School, Cambridge 1965-67; Lecturer in Botany, University of Adelaide 1967-72, Senior Lecturer 1972-77, Reader 1977-89, Associate Professor 1989-90, Professor 1990- , Chairman, Department of Botany 1979-82, 1988, Associate Dean, Faculty of Science 1986-87. P.L. Goldacre Award and Medal, Australian Society of Plant Physiologists 1974; David Syme Research Prize, University of Melbourne 1982 (shared with N.A. Walker, qv); Fellow, Australian Academy of Science 1990.

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Journal Articles

  • Smith, F. Andrew and Beilby, Mary J., 'Norman Alan Walker 1929-2013', Historical Records of Australian Science, vol. 26, 2015, pp. 192-205. Details

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