Teaching Resources Science Stages 4 & 5 - Famous Australian Scientists


General Resources

Bright Sparcs - from The University of Melbourne, more than 4000 people involved in the development of science, technology and medicine in Australia
http://www.asap.unimelb.edu.au/bsparcs/bsparcshome.htm

The Teachers' Guide to Bright Sparcs - to accompany the web site above
http://www.asap.unimelb.edu.au/bsparcs/guides/t_teachers.htm

Nobel e-Museum - the offical web site of the Nobel Foundation
http://www.nobel.se/

Australian Nobel Prize Winners - from Tall Poppy Campaign, Australian Institute of Political Science
http://www.tallpoppies.net.au/australianachievers/oznp.htm

Great Australian Achievers - from Tall Poppy Campaign, Australian Institute of Political Science
http://www.tallpoppies.net.au/australianachievers/

The Faculty's Hall of Fame - from The Faculty of Science, The University of Sydney
http://www.science.usyd.edu.au/about_us/fame.shtml

Interviews with Australian scientists - from The Australian Academy of Science
http://www.science.org.au/scientists/

Biographical memoirs - from The Australian Academy of Science
http://www.science.org.au/academy/memoirs/

Browse (the Archives) - from Australian Women's Archives Project, click on any letter following the People entries
http://www.womenaustralia.info/browse.htm

Individuals
Bennett, Isobel
Isobel Bennett: Marine Biologist - an article in The Science Observer - a Journal of Stories about Scientists on Macquarie Island, from Parks and Wildlife Tasmania
http://www.parks.tas.gov.au/fahan_mi_shipwrecks/journals/Scientists/sobennett8.pdf

Interview with Dr Isobel Bennett - from Australian Academy of Science
http://www.science.org.au/scientists/ib.htm

Dr Isobel Bennett, AO - from Wisenet Journal
http://www.wisenet-australia.org/ISSUE44/isobelb.html

Bragg, William and Lawrence

The Nobel Prize in Physics 1915 - Sir William Bragg and Sir (William) Lawrence Bragg
http://www.nobel.se/physics/laureates/1915/

Burnet

Sir Frank Macfarlane Burnet - from Tall Poppy Campaign, Australian Institute of Political Science
http://www.tallpoppies.net.au/australianachievers/burnet.htm

Cornforth

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1975 - Sir John Warcup Cornforth
http://www.nobel.se/chemistry/laureates/1975/

John Cornforth Autobiography - from Nobel e-Museum
http://www.nobel.se/chemistry/laureates/1975/cornforth-autobio.html

Clark, Graeme

Graeme Clark: Otolaryngologist - from the Tall Poppies Campaign, Australian Institute for Political Science
http://www.tallpoppies.net.au/cavalcade/clark.htm

David

Edgeworth David (1858 - 1934) - from Hall of Fame, Science Faculty, The University of Sydney
http://www.science.usyd.edu.au/about_us/fame_david.shtml

Doherty

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1996 - Peter Charles Doherty
http://www.nobel.se/medicine/laureates/1996/

Peter C. Doherty Autobiography - from Nobel e-museum
http://www.nobel.se/medicine/laureates/1996/doherty-autobio.html

Eccles

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1963 - Sir John Carew Eccles
http://www.nobel.se/medicine/laureates/1963/

Sir John Eccles Biography - from Nobel e-museum
http://www.nobel.se/medicine/laureates/1963/eccles-bio.html

Fenner

Interview with Professor Frank Fenner - from Australian Academy of Science
http://www.science.org.au/scientists/ff.htm

Fenner, Frank John (1914 - ) - from Bright Sparcs, Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
http://www.asap.unimelb.edu.au/bsparcs/biogs/P000403b.htm

The Wisdon Interviews: Frank Fenner - from ABC Online
http://www.abc.net.au/rn/bigidea/stories/s638248.htm

Frank Fenner - from Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
http://www.austehc.unimelb.edu.au/guides/burn/FMBP006.htm

Florey

Florey Home Page - from Tall Poppies Campaign, Australian Institute for Political Science
http://www.tallpoppies.net.au/florey/

Hollows

Fred Hollows - from ABC
http://abc.net.au/schoolstv/australians/hollows.htm

The Fred Hollows Foundation
http://www.hollows.com.au/

Fred Hollows - from Australian Government, Culture and Recreation Portal
http://www.cultureandrecreation.gov.au/articles/fredhollows/

Illingworth

Dr. Garth Illingworth - from University of California Observatories/Lick Observatory
http://www.ucolick.org/~board/faculty/illingworth.html

GALAXIES AT HIGH REDSHIFT - an article by Dr Garth Illingworth
http://nedwww.ipac.caltech.edu/level5/Illingworth/Ill_contents.html

Hubble's new camera delivers breathtaking views of the universe - an article about Dr Garth Illingworth from University of California Santa Cruz online
http://www.ucsc.edu/currents/01-02/05-13/hubble.html
Katz

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1970 - Sir Bernard Katz
http://www.nobel.se/medicine/laureates/1970/

Kincaid-Smith, Priscilla

Interview with Professor Priscilla Kincaid-Smith - from Australian Academy of Science
http://www.science.org.au/scientists/pks.htm

Power of One: A clinician with a passion for pathology - from The Medical Journal of Australia
http://www.mja.com.au/public/issues/173_11_041200/kincaid/kincaid.html

Mawson

In the Footsteps of Sir Douglas Mawson - from Department of Communications, Information Technology and the Arts, South Australia
http://www.mawson.sa.gov.au/netscape.htm

EXPLORER HERO: SIR DOUGLAS MAWSON - from My Heroes
http://myhero.com/myhero/hero.asp?hero=d_mawson

Antarctic Explorers: Douglas Mawson - from South-Pole.com
http://www.south-pole.com/p0000099.htm

Oliphant

Sir Mark Oliphant (1901 2000) - from University of Adelaide
http://www.adelaide.edu.au/library/branch/bsl/oliphant.pdf

Thomas

Biographical Data - ANDREW S. W. THOMAS (PH.D.) - from Johnson Space Center, NASA
http://www.jsc.nasa.gov/Bios/htmlbios/thomas-a.html

Australian Astronaut, Andy Thomas - from ABC, requires RealAudio or RealPlayer
http://www.abc.net.au/perth/stories/s1088022.htm

Andy Thomas's Mission on Mir - from Scientific American Frontiers
http://www.pbs.org/safarchive/5_cool/5_mir/mir2.html



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