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Biographical entry Martin, Charles James (1866 - 1955)

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Born
9 January 1866
Hackney, England
Died
15 February 1955
Cambridge, England
Occupation
Physiologist and Pathologist

Summary

Sir Charles Martin taught physiology at the University of Melbourne 1897-1903 and was Director of the Lister Institute, London 1903-1930. He was then Chief of Animal Nutrition, CSIR and Professor of Biochemistry and General Physiology, University of Adelaide 1931-1933.

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1897 - 1903
Career position - Physiology, The University of Melbourne, Australia
1903 - 1930
Career position - Director, The Lister Institute, England
1931 - 1933
Career position - Professor of Biochemistry and General Physiology, The University of Adelaide, Australia
1931 - 1933
Career position - Chief, Animal Nutrition, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Australia

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Archival resources

Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science

  • Charles James Martin - Records, 1895 - 1957, MS 011; Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science. Details

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) Corporate Records and Archives Strategies

  • Charles James Martin - Records, 1930 - 1935; Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) Corporate Records and Archives Strategies. Details

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Books

  • Gibbs, Martin, Charles Martin: His Life and Letters (London: Martin Gibbs, 2011), 296 pp. Details

Book Sections

  • Morison, Patricia, 'Martin, Sir Charles James (1866-1955), Physiologist and Pathologist' in Australian Dictionary of Biography, Bede Nairn and Geoffrey Serle, eds, vol. 10 (Melbourne: Melbourne University Press, 1986), pp. 423-425. http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A100414b.htm. Details

Journal Articles

  • Anon, 'Obituary: Charles James Martin', Medical Journal of Australia, 1955 (1) (1955), 809-12. Details
  • Chick, Harriette, 'Charles James Martin, 1866-1955', Biographical Memoirs of the Royal Society, 2 (1956), 173-208. Details
  • Hawgood, B. J., 'Sir Charles James Martin MD FRS: Australian serpents and Indian plague, one hundred years ago', Toxicon, 35 (7) (1997), 999-1010. Details
  • Martin, C.J., 'Note on a Method of Separating Colloids from Crystalloids by Filtration', Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales, 30 (1896), 147-149. Details
  • Martin, C.J. and Smith, John McGarvie, 'The Venom of the Australian Black Snake', Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales, 26 (1892), 240-264. Details
  • Robertson, Muriel, 'Charles James Martin 9th January 1866 - 15th february 1955', Journal of Pathology and Bacteriology, 71 (2) (1956), 519-534. Details
  • Schedvin, C. B., 'Environment, Economy and Australian Biology 1890-1939', Historical Studies, 21 (1984), 11-28. Details

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Reviews

  • Gibbs, Martin, Charles Martin: His Life and Letters (2011)
    Jones, Ross L., Historical Records of Australian Science, 24, (2013), 167-8. Details

See also

  • Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, Technology in Australia 1788-1988, Online edn, Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, Melbourne, 3 May 2000, http://www.austehc.unimelb.edu.au/tia/index_m.html. Details
  • French, E. L. and Stewart, D.F., 'Lionel Bately Bull, 1889-1978', Historical Records of Australian Science, 5 (4) (1983), 90-110. http://www.publish.csiro.au/paper/HR9830540090.htm. Details
  • Howie-Willis, Ian, 'Malariology in Australia between the first and second world wars (part 2 of "Pioneers of Australian military malariology")', Journal of Military and Veterans' Health, 24 (2) (2016), 28-39. Details
  • Winkel, Kenneth D., Mirtschin, Peter and Pearn, John, 'Twentieth Century Toxinology and Antivenom development in Australia', Toxicon, 48 (7) (2006), 738-754 . Details

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