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Type: Sound
Title: Interview with Emeritus Professor Joe Wiskich - Professor of Botany at the University of Adelaide.
Issue Date: Dec-2012
Series/Report no.: Series 1345 Oral Histories and Interviews;
Abstract: After studying in Sydney and undertaking fellowships in the United States, Professor Wiskich returned to Australia in 1964 and began his long association with the Botany Department at the University of Adelaide. He was initially appointed as a lecturer, ultimately receiving a professorship and serving as Head of Department. Professor Wiskich also played a significant role in the administration of the university, and one his most high profile positions was Chair of the Executive Committee. He was elected into the Australian Academy of Sciences in 1994, and in 1997 received the Verco Medal from the Royal Society of South Australia for his achievements in Plant Physiology. Professor Wiskich has authored over 150 journal articles, along with numerous reviews, conference proceedings and presentations. He received continuous grant support for his research, and held a prestigious special investigator award from the Australian Research Council between 1993 and 1995. Professor Wiskich was also a prominent member of the Australian Society of Plant Physiologists, fulfilling the role of President from 1996-1997.
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