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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.
|Address:||Grattan Street, University of Melbourne, Department of Zoology, Parkville, 3052|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -37.799722|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Monument Designer:||Andor Meszaros|