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Biographical entry Crossley, Stella Ann (1933 - 2007)

Born
2 November 1933
Stockton, Wiltshire, England
Died
21 November 2007
Brighton, Victoria, Australia
Occupation
Educator, Psychologist and Zoologist

Summary

Stella Ann Crossley held professorial roles at Monash University from 1969 to 1997. She was a zoologist with a specialist knowledge in animal behaviour. Before moving to Australia in 1969, she spent several years working with Nobel Laureate Niko Tinbergen identifying the hereditary nature of certain behaviours in flies. She remained interested in the heredity of behaviour, and went on to research and lecture in human behaviour as well.

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Events

1959
Award - Appointed Fellow of St Hugh's College, Oxford University
1959
Award - Appointed Fellow of St Anne's College, Oxford University, England
1959 - 1969
Career position - Professor of Zoology, Oxford University, England
1969
Life event - Emigrated to Australia with family
1969 - 1997
Career position - Various roles within Psychology and Zoology, Faculty of Science, Monash University

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

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