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Bronze plaque commemorates Wilfred Eade Agar (1882-1951), zoologist. 

Wilfred Agar was Professor of Zoology at the University of Melbourne from 1919-1948 where he introduced the disciplines of cytology and genetics. A graduate of King's College, Cambridge, he demonstrated in zoology in Glasgow and spent some time in Paraguay prior to coming to Australia.

His services to science and to the university were recognized by an O.B.E. in 1939 and a C.B.E. in 1948.
 

Location

Address:Grattan Street, University of Melbourne, Department of Zoology, Parkville, 3052
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.799722
Long: 144.960558
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Science
Monument Designer:Andor Meszaros
Link:http://adbonline.anu.edu.au/adbonli…
Source: ADB
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