January 31

Australian Scientists

Many Australian scientists have made incredible discoveries, which have improved our knowledge and helped many people. Here is a list of some of those scientists, with some resources to start your search.

Remember to take brief notes into your scaffold!

Two great places to start your search are:

Encyclopedia of Australian Science

(look also at the online resources listed for that person)

Australian Academy of Science

Remember to reference your work correctly. Check the guide here.

 

 

Scientist

Resources

Raymond Begg

Encyclopedia of Australian Science 

610.92 MUR Lifework: Heroes of Australian

Health

 

Isobel (Ida) Bennett

Encyclopedia of Australian Science 

Australian Academy of Science

 609.94 CUL Inventive Australians

 

Sir William Lawrence Bragg

Encyclopedia of Australian Science 

509.2 CLA Legends of Science Bk 1

509.2 THO Australia’s Greatest Scientists

 

Sir Thomas Brisbane

Encyclopedia of Australian Science

Britannica Online Encyclopedia

.

Macfarlane Burnet

Encyclopedia of Australian Science 

610.69 FER Australia’s Best Medical Workers

610.92 MUR Lifework: Heroes of Australian

Health

509.2 GOT Australia’s Best Scientists

509.2 THO Australia’s Greatest Scientists

 

Helen Caldicott

Encyclopedia of Australian Science

Britannica Online Encyclopedia

.

Graeme Clark 

 

Encyclopedia of Australian Science

 Australian Academy of Science

610.69 FER Australia’s Best Medical Workers

609.94 WES Inventors & Inventions

610.92 MUR Lifework: Heroes of Australian

Health

609.94 CUL Inventive Australians

509.2 THO Australia’s Greatest Scientists

920.094 CON Those Who Dared

 

Ian Clunies Ross

Encyclopedia of Australian Science 

509.2 CLA Legends of Science Bk 1

509.2 THO Australia’s Greatest Scientists

Sir Ian Clunies-Ross, Australia on Net

 

Sir John Warcup Cornforth

Encyclopedia of Australian Science 

509.2 THO Australia’s Greatest Scientists

.

Richard Daintree

Encyclopedia of Australian Science  

Bright Sparcs

.

Sir Edgeworth David

Encyclopedia of Australian Science 

509.2 CLA Legends of Science Bk 1

Britannica Online Encyclopedia

 

Amalie Dietrich

Encyclopedia of Australian Science

.

Peter Doherty

Encyclopedia of Australian Science  

Australian Academy of Science

610.69 FER Australia’s Best Medical Workers

610.92 MUR Lifework: Heroes of Australian

Health

509.2 THO Australia’s Greatest Scientists

 

Sir John Eccles

Encyclopedia of Australian Science 

610.69 FER Australia’s Best Medical Workers

610.92 MUR Lifework: Heroes of Australian

Health

509.2 THO Australia’s Greatest Scientists

920.094 ONE 100 Famous Australian Lives

 

William Farrer 

Encyclopedia of Australian Science 

609.94 CUL Inventive Australians

509.2 GOT Australia’s Best Scientists

509.2 THO Australia’s Greatest Scientists

609.94 MCP The Dictionary of Australian

Inventions and Discoveries

920.094 GRE The Greats

920.094 ONE 100 Famous Australian Lives

 

Frank Fenner

Encyclopedia of Australian Science

Australian Academy of Science

Britannica Online Encyclopedia

.

Lord Howard Florey 

 

 

Encyclopedia of Australian Science 

610.92 FLO:M Howard Florey: Miracle Maker

610.92 MUR Lifework: Heroes of Australian

Health

509.2 GOT Australia’s Best Scientists

509.2 THO Australia’s Greatest Scientists

920.094 ONE 100 Famous Australian Lives

920.094 CON Those Who Dared

920.094 CEN A Century of Great Australians

Book 2 (D – G)

 

Ian Frazer

Australian Academy of Science

Britannica Online Encyclopedia

‘Interview with Professor Ian Frazer’,

Reader’s Digest

‘Cancer vaccine a gift to women’,

The Australian

 

Norman Gregg

Encyclopedia of Australian Science 

610.92 MUR Lifework: Heroes of Australian

Health

509.2 THO Australia’s Greatest Scientists

 

Lawrence Hargrave

Encyclopedia of Australian Science 

609.2294 GOT Australia’s best inventors

609.94 WES Inventors & Inventions

509.2 THO Australia’s Greatest Scientists

609.94 MCP The Dictionary of Australian

Inventions and Discoveries

920.094 ONE 100 Famous Australian Lives

 

Fred Hollows

Encyclopedia of Australian Science  

610.92 HOL:B Seeing is believing

610.92 HOL:D Fred Hollows

610.92 MUR Lifework: Heroes of Australian

Health

509.2 THO Australia’s Greatest Scientists

 

Elizabeth Kenny 

 

 

Encyclopedia of Australian Science 

610.69 FER Australia’s Best Medical Workers

610.92 KEN:C Elizabeth Kenny

610.92 MUR Lifework: Heroes of Australian

Health

609.94 CUL Inventive Australians

509.2 THO Australia’s Greatest Scientists

920.094 ONE 100 Famous Australian Lives

920.094 CEN A Century of Great Australians

Book 3 (H – L)

 

Barry Marshall (& Robin Warren)

Encyclopedia of Australian Science

Australian Academy of Science

Britannica Online Encyclopedia

.

Sir Douglas Mawson 

Encyclopedia of Australian Science 

509.2 GOT Australia’s Best Scientists

920.094 GRE The Greats

920.094 ONE 100 Famous Australian Lives

920.094 CEN A Century of Great Australians

Book 4 (M – P)

998.9 MAW:M Douglas Mawson

998.9 ANT Antarctica

 

William McBride

Encyclopedia of Australian Science 

509.2 THO Australia’s Greatest Scientists

.

Stanley W.O. “Bill” Menzel

Encyclopedia of Australian Science  

Bright Sparcs

.

Donald Metcalf

Encyclopedia of Australian Science  

Australian Academy of Science

610.92 MUR Lifework: Heroes of Australian

Health

 

Nancy Millis

Encyclopedia of Australian Science

Australian Academy of Science

509.2 GOT Australia’s Best Scientists

509.2 BHA Profiles Australian Women Scientists

 

Ferdinand von Mueller

Encyclopedia of Australian Science 

509.2 GOT Australia’s Best Scientists

920.094 ONE 100 Famous Australian Lives

 

Sir Gustav Nossal 

Encyclopedia of Australian Science

Australian Academy of Science

610.92 MUR Lifework: Heroes of Australian

Health

509.2 GOT Australia’s Best Scientists

509.2 THO Australia’s Greatest Scientists

920.094 CEN A Century of Great Australians

Book 4 (M – P)

 

Sir Marcus (Mark) Oliphant

Encyclopedia of Australian Science 

509.2 GOT Australia’s Best Scientists

509.2 OLI:M Sir Mark Oliphant

509.2 THO Australia’s Greatest Scientists

920.094 ONE 100 Famous Australian Lives

920.094 SIM Australian Legends

920.094 BRA Great Australians

 

Earl Owen

 509.2 THO Australia’s Greatest Scientists 

‘Owen, Earl Ronald’, University of Sydney

A baton, a scalpel and a lasting bond’,

Sydney Morning Herald

‘Microsurgery’, Questacon

 

David Rivett

Encyclopedia of Australian Science 

509.2 THO Australia’s Greatest Scientists

Australian Dictionary of Biography

 

Phyllis Rountree

Encyclopedia of Australian Science 

509.2 GOT Australia’s Best Scientists

.

Susan Serjeantson

Encyclopedia of Australian Science 

509.2 GOT Australia’s Best Scientists

920.094 CEN A Century of Great Australians

Book 5 (R – S)

 

Fiona Stanley

Encyclopedia of Australian Science  

Australian Academy of Science


Fiona Stanley, Wikipedia

 

John Tebbutt

Encyclopedia of Australian Science 

509.2 GOT Australia’s Best Scientists

Australian Dictionary of Biography

John Tebbutt, Australia on Net

 

Hugh Tyndale-Biscoe

Encyclopedia of Australian Science 

Australian Academy of Science

.

David Warren

Encyclopedia of Australian Science 

609.94 WES Inventors & Inventions

‘Dave Warren’, Australia. Department of

Defence

‘Black box inventor David Warren dies

at 85’, The Australian

 

Carl Wood

Encyclopedia of Australian Science 

610.92 MUR Lifework: Heroes of Australian Health

Edwin Carlyle Carl Wood’, The Medical Journal

of Australia

Carl Wood: IVF Miracle Worker for

Families’, Sydney Morning Herald

 

Fiona Wood

Australian Academy of Science  

Fiona Wood biography, Fiona Wood

Foundation

Fiona Wood, Encyclopedia Britannica

 

 

 

 

 

 

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