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Nwg macintosh centre for quaternary dating

Over the following years Ann also gave very freely of her time, cataloguing skeletons, casts, books, reprints and archives.

She heard that a secretary was wanted in the Department of Anatomy and presented herself, saying that she could start immediately – which she did.Ann was a major donor to many associations, especially those concerned with anthropology, medicine and animal welfare.She was the patron of the Australian Dingo Foundation.AA(School of Aquatic Science and Natural Resources Management, Deakin University, Warrnambool, Victoria 3280, Australia), AB(The N. Macintosh Centre for Quaternary Dating, University of Sydney, N. Overall there was considerable agreement between methods although not all were applied to each site. Migration of radionuclides between groundwater and shells introduced large errors at one site and led to appreciable uncertainties at others.of Anthropology) in production of the journal Archaeology and Physical Anthropology in Oceania.

She wrote her grandfather Scot Skirving’s memoirs and a review of the dingo.

Her maternal grandfather was Sir Edmund Barton, who was a Fellow of Senate of the University in the late 19th century and who was to become Australia’s first Prime Minister. EARLY LIFEAnn Margaret Macintosh (nee Scot Skirving) was born on the 25 March 1922 in Woollahra Sydney.

She was the second daughter of Robert and Stephanie Scot Skirving.

She also established the Centenary Fellowship, a bursary awarded for travel-based training of general staff.

Ann was not one to blow her own trumpet but she was a great benefactor not only to the University but also to other institutions.

She spent her childhood at a property “Karoola” near Winton in North Western Queensland, was educated with the Queensland Correspondence School from 1929 until 1932 and then at Frensham School Mittagong in the NSW southern highlands from 1933 until 1939.