Isabel Clifton COOKSON
Born: 25 December 1893
Died: 1 July 1973Special Achievements:
The Cooksonia plant genus and the Isabel Cookson Award (Botanical Society of America) have been named in her honour.Additional Information:
Botanist and Palaeobotanist.
1916 - Graduated Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.), majoring in botany and zoology, University of Melbourne, Victoria.
1916-1917 - Government research scholarship received to study the flora of the Northern Territory.
1926-1927 - Researcher, University of Manchester, England.
1929 - Studied under Professor Lang, a specialist in fossil plants, University of Manchester, England.
1932 - Received Doctor of Science (DSc), University of Melbourne.
1948-1949 - Received a grant as a Leverhulme Researcher, University of Manchester, England.
1952-1963 - Research Fellow and Senior Lecturer in Botany, University of Melbourne.
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Description: Photo portrait of Isabel Clifton Cookson/Dr Isabel Cookson, A Lecturer In Botany At Melbourne University, Working In Conjunction With Scientists Of The Council Of Scientific And Industrial Research (CSIR), Examining Portion Of A Japanese "Zero" Fuel Tank Under A Microscope. Source: http://www.anbg.gov.au/biography/cookson-isabel.html https://www.awm.gov.au/collection/136506/ Article: Isabel Clifton Cookson This image is in the public domain.
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