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Biographical entry Mayo, Oliver (1942 - )

Born
29 May 1942
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Occupation
Biologist and Statistician

Summary

Oliver Mayo was Chief of the Division of Animal Production at CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation) from 1989. Prior to this he had held senior positions at the University of Adelaide and the University of Edinburgh. May's research at CSIRO dealt with the statistical aspects of evolution and population quantitative genetics.

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1965
Education - Bachelor of Science with Honours (BSc (Hons)) completed at the University of Adelaide
1968
Career position - Tutor in Genetics at the University of Adelaide
1968
Education - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) completed at the University of Adelaide
1968 - 1969
Career position - CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation) senior overseas student at the Institute of Animal Genetics, University of Edinburgh
1969 - 1971
Career position - Leckie-Mactier Fellow with the Department of Genetics at the University of Edinburgh
1971 - 1978
Career position - Senior Lecturer in charge of the Biometry Section of the Waite Agricultural Research Institute, University of Adelaide
1975
Career position - Diploma in Business Management (DipBusMan) completed at the University of Adelaide
1979 - 1982
Career position - President of the Human Genetics Society of Australia, South Australian branch
1979 - 1989
Career position - Reader at the Biometry Section of the Waite Agricultural Research Institute
1986 - 1987
Career position - Dean of the Faculty of Agricultural Science at the University of Adelaide
1989 -
Career position - Chief of the CSIRO Division of Animal Production
1989
Education - Doctor of Science (DSc) received from the University of Adelaide
1991 - 1993
Career position - Vice-President of the Genetics Society of Australia

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Published resources

Journal Articles

  • Oldroyd, Benjamin P. and Mayo, Oliver, 'Rossiter Henry Crozier 1943-2009', Historical Records of Australian Science, vol. 22, 2011, pp. 80-103. Details

Online Resources

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