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Biographical entry Moore, Olive Gwenne (1921 - 2007)

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Born
13 December 1921
Yatpool, Victoria, Australia
Died
9 May 2007
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Occupation
Author, Mathematician and Teacher

Summary

Olive Moore was a mathematician and an innovative secondary teacher of mathematics who was dedicated to making learning the discipline fun and accessible.
She was also a founding member and treasurer of the eastern branch of the Mathematical Association of Victoria. In her retirement she developed a keen interest and expertise in genealogy and local history. She produced several publications on local history including Farr from Wales (1988), Flying the Yellow Flag (1990) and Victorian Land Records and their Locations (1998).

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Events

2004
Award - Awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia

Published resources

Newspaper Articles

  • Hudson, S., 'Sum of varied life's achievements all added up', The Age, 2 July 2007. Details

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