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Biographical entry Jubb, Kenneth (1928 - 2013)


20 July 1928
27 February 2013
Veterinary pathologist


Kenneth Jubb was a distinguished veterinary pathologist with an international reputation, who had a remarkable record of contribution to veterinary education and made a significant contribution to the administration of the University of Melbourne at the highest levels. During eleven years teaching in North America, he co-authored with Peter Kennedy the textbook Pathology of domestic animals which, through six editions from 1963 was the standard international reference on the subject. As Professor of Veterinary Pathology at The University of Melbourne, Jubb was instrumental in founding the School of Veterinary Science under leadership of Douglas Blood. He was a member of the University's Council and Chairman of the Academic Board, and held a number of other appointments. Jubb's contribution to veterinary education extended to advanced training for veterinary scientists in several Asian countries. He was a Foundation Fellow of the Australian College of Veterinary Scientists and a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences.



Career position - Instructor in pathology, New York State Veterinary College, U.S.A.
Education - BVSc, University of Sydney
1957 - 1962
Career position - Professor of Pathology, Ontario Veterinary College, Canada
1963 - 1990
Career position - Professor of Veterinary Pathology, University of Melbourne
1969 - 1990
Career position - Member, Zoological Parks and Gardens Board of Victoria
1969 - 1990
Career position - Dean, School of Veterinary Science, University of Melbourne
1982 - 1987
Award - Fellow, Australian Academy of Technological Sciences
1987 - 2013
Award - Fellow, Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering
Life event - Retired
Award - Gilruth Prize for Meritorious Service to Veterinary Science, Australian Veterinary Association
Award - Centenary Medal for service to Australian society in veterinary pathology
Award - Peter Olafson Award, American College of Veterinary Pathologists
Award - Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) for service to veterinary science and pathology

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Journal Articles

  • Hinchcliff, Kenneth, 'Professor Kenneth Jubb 1928-2013', Australian Veterinary Journal, 92 (9) (2014), 338. Details

Newspaper Articles

  • Hinchcliff, Kenneth, 'Vet pathologist had half-century career at Melbourne University', The Age (2013), 42. Details


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