Biographical entry Splatt, Beryl Audrey Pickering
- Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Beryl Splatt was educated at the University of Melbourne, where she was awarded an MSc. A Carnegie Grant enabled her to undertake postgraduate study at Middlesex Hospital, London in 1938. She worked as a biochemist and metabolist at the Royal Melbourne Hospital from 1923 to 1964 and also demonstrated in clinical biochemistry at the University of Melbourne from 1940 to 1961. She served as a committee member on the Red Cross Blood Transfusion Service 1940-60, as a member of the Royal Melbourne Hospital Clinical School 1957-61 and as the first President of the Association of Hospital Scientists of Victoria. She was appointed MBE - Member of the Order of the British Empire (Civil) - 1 January 1965 for her work in the Biochemistry Department at Melbourne Hospital.
Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions
- McCarthy, Gavan; Morgan, Helen; Smith, Ailie; van den Bosch, Alan, Where are the Women in Australian Science?, Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, 2003, http://www.austehc.unimelb.edu.au/wisa/wisa.html. Details
Created: 20 November 2002, Last modified: 9 October 2006