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Biographical entry Norris, Donald Owen (1916 - 1975)

Born
10 January 1916
Geraldton, Western Australia, Australia
Died
1975
Queensland, Australia
Occupation
Agricultural scientist

Summary

Donald Norris spent his entire working life at the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO). He worked on legumes, tobacco, tomatoes and coffee, specialising in virus diseases.

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Events

1938
Education - Bachelor of Science in Agriculture (BSc (Agric)) completed at the University of Western Australia
1944
Education - Master of Science in Agriculture (MSc (Agric)) completed at the University of Western Australia
1948
Education - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) completed at the University of Western Australia
1960
Award - The Australian Medal for Agricultural Sciences received
1968
Award - Fellow of the Australian Institute of Agricultural Science (FAIAS)
21 December 1972
Life event - Retired

Published resources

Journal Articles

  • 'Obituary: Donald Owen Norris, 1916-1975', Journal of the Australian Institute of Agricultural Science, vol. 41, no. 4, 1975, p. 261. Details

Online Resources

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