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Biographical entry Campbell, Kenton Stewart Wall (1927 - 2017)

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Born
9 September 1927
Ipswich, Queensland, Australia
Died
2017
Occupation
Geologist and Palaeontologist
Alternative Names
  • Campbell, Ken

Summary

Kenton Stewart W. Campbell was Professor of Geology at the Australian National University 1982-93 and has been an Emeritus Professor since 1993. His interests include vertebrate palaeontology, early evolution and palaeozoic stratigraphy.

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1949 -
Education - Bachelor of Science (Hons), University of Queensland
1950 - 1951
Career position - Assistant Geologist, Queensland Geological Survey
1951 -
Education - Masters of Science, University of Queensland
1951
Career position - Mathematics Master, Albury Grammar School
1952
Career position - Temporary Lecturer in Geology, University of New England
1953 - 1958
Career position - Lecturer in Geology, University of New England
1958 -
Education - PhD, University of Queensland
1958 - 1962
Career position - Senior Lecturer in Geology, University of New England
1962 - 1964
Career position - Senior Lecturer in Geology, Australian National University
1965 - 1981
Career position - Reader in Geology, Australian National University
1975
Lecture - Clarke Memorial Lecture, Royal Society of New South Wales
1976 - 1977
Chair - President, Association of Australasian Paleontologists
1978 - 1980
Career position - Dean, Faculty of Science, Australian National University
1982 - 1993
Career position - Professor of Geology, Australian National University
1983 -
Award - Fellow, Australian Academy of Science
1986
Award - Mawson Lecture, Australian Academy of Science
1993 -
Career position - Emeritus Professor, Australian National University

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  • Rickard, Mike, comp., Geology at ANU (1959-2009) : 50 Years of History and Reminiscences, ANU E Press, Acton, A.C.T., 2010, 276 pp. Details

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