Lunchtime Talk: Dorothy Hill 1907 – 1997
February 8 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pmFree – $10
Dr John Jell AM will deliver this exciting Wednesday talk on the topic of Dorothy Hill 1907-1997.
Dr Jell is a lauded geologist and reef scientist who has been researching and teaching at The University of Queensland for six decades. In 1956, Dorothy Hill was elected a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science. She spent time serving on the Australian Academy of Science academic committees, becoming vice-president in 1969, and in 1970 she became president. Taringa born Dorothy Hill was the first female professor at an Australian University and first female president of the Australian Academy of Science. Professor Hill made significant contributions to Australian earth science and was a pivotal role model in opening up educational opportunities for women.