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Biographical entry Garnett, Helen Margaret (1946 - )

FTSE

Born
23 September 1946
Belmore, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Company director and Microbiologist

Summary

Helen Garnett was appointed Executive Director of the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) in 1995. She previously held teaching positions at the University of Witwatersrand, South Africa, and the University of Wollongong.

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1969
Education - Bachelor of Science with Honours (BSc (Hons)) completed at the University of Sydney
1972 - 1974
Career position - Research Officer at the Poliomyelitis Research Foundation in Johannesburg, South Africa
1974
Education - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) completed at the University of London and University of Wales, UK
1974 - 1979
Career position - Lecturer/Senior Lecturer at the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa
1979 - 1986
Career position - Professor and Head of the Department of Microbiology at the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa
1987 - 1992
Career position - Professor and Head of the Department of Biology at the University of Wollongong, New South Wales
1992 - 1993
Career position - Deputy Executive Director of the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO)
1994 - 1995
Career position - Acting Executive Director of the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO)
1995 -
Career position - Executive Director of the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO)
1996 -
Career position - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (FTSE)

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Archival resources

National Library of Australia Oral History Collection

  • Interview with Professor Helen Garnett, scientist and Executive Director of the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (sound recording), interviewer: Ragbir Bhathal, 29 April 1998, TRC 3708; National Library of Australia Oral History Collection. Details

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Online Resources

See also

  • Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering Handbook 2001, Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, Victoria, 2001, 271 pp. Details
  • Herd, Margaret (ed.), Who's Who in Australia 2002, 38 edn, Crown Content, Melbourne, 2001, 2020 pp. Details

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