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Biographical entry Johnstone, Brian Manning (1924 - )

Born
25 February 1924
Occupation
Physiologist

Summary

Brian Manning Johnstone was the founder of The Auditory Laboratory at The University of Western Australia's Department of Physiology. He first came to the department in 1962 as a lecturer and some of his many achievements include the first direct measurements of basilar membrane motion in the living cochlea using the Mössbauer effect, and the measurement of the electrical properties of the cochlea using multi-electrode techniques.

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1955
Education - Bachelor of Science (BSc) completed at the University of Melbourne
1960s
Career position - Founder of The Auditory Laboratory at The University of Western Australia
1961
Education - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) completed at the University of Melbourne
1963 -
Career position - Lecturer and eventually Emeritus Professor in Physiology at the University of Western Australia
1988 -
Award - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA)

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