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Dame Margaret Blackwood : 07-December-2011
Dame Margaret Blackwood : 07-December-2011
Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

Commemorates Dame Margaret Blackwood who was a botanist and geneticist.

She qualified at the Associated Teachers’ Training Institution, then taught at Lowther Hall and Korowa Church of England Girls’ Grammar schools.  In 1930 she enrolled in science at the University of Melbourne (B.Sc., 1938; M.Sc., 1939), completing the course part time while continuing to teach.

 

Location

Address:St Kilda Road, Queen Victoria Gardens, Melbourne, 3000
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.821825
Long: 144.972133
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Science

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:1986
Front Inscription

In memory of  Dame Margaret Blackwood (Blackie)

Honorary member of Beta Sigma Phi 1987 

Source: MA,ADB
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