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Biographical entry Cowan, Ian Roy (1931 - )

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Born
1931
Ilford, United Kingdom

Summary

Ian Roy Cowan was Emeritus Professor of Environmental Biology at the Research School of Biological Sciences at the Australian National University in Canberra. He was a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science, the Institute of Physics (UK), the Australian Institute of Physics and the Royal Meteorological Society. Cowan was also a member of the Australian Society of Plant Physiology and of the British Society of Soils Science.

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1952
Career position - Researcher in the Physics Department of the Rothamsted Experimental Station, UK
1952
Education - Bachelor of Science (BSc) completed at London University
1953
Career position - Scientific Officer with the Sugar Manufacturers' Association (of Jamaica) Ltd. In Mandeville, Jamaica
1956
Education - Master of Science (MSc) completed at London University
1959
Career position - Assistant Lecturer in Agriculture at the University of Nottingham, UK
1960 - 1966
Career position - Lecturer in the Department of Agriculture at the University of Nottingham
1966
Education - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) completed at London University
1966 - 1968
Career position - Research Fellow at CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation) Division of Land Research
1968 - c. 1973
Career position - Senior Fellow in the Department of Environmental Biology at the Research School of Biological Sciences, Australian National University in Canberra
1972
Career position - Royal Society Bursar at the University of Bristol in the UK
1973 - c. 1993
Career position - Professorial Fellow in the Department of Environmental Biology
1984 -
Award - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA)
c. 1994 - c. 2004
Career position - Emeritus Professor and Visiting Fellow at the Research School of Biological Sciences

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