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Professor

John Poynter

Historical And Philosophical Studies
historical studies
art history and appreciation ; history: australian; biography; understanding australia's past; studies in human society
government & law
history
social sciences
arts & humanities
political science
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John Poynter

 
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John Poynter

 

Emeritus Professor John Riddoch Poynter was Ernest Scott Professor of History at the University of Melbourne 1966-75 and Deputy Vice-Chancellor 1975-90. He has written a number of biographies, including one on the chemist, Sir Russell Grimwade (qv).

Honours, Awards and Fellowships

1999

Officer Order of the British Empire


1999

Officer Order of the British Empire


1989

Officer of the Order of Australia


1980

Chevalier des Palmes Academiques


2012

Distinguished Friend of Oxford Award

Oxford University

2004

Australian Dictionary of Biography Medal

Australian Dictionary of Biography

2004

Victorian Community History Award

Victorian Community History Award

2003

Centenary Medal of Biography Medal

Centenary Medal

1977

Queens Jubilee Medal

Queens Jubilee Medal

1974

FAHA - Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities


1971

FASSA - Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia


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Awards

Credentials

Positions

Positions


It Access

Historical And Philosophical Studies

Honorary

Historical And Philosophical Studies

Education

Education


Bachelor of Arts

University of Melbourne

Master of Arts

University of Oxford

Doctor of Philosophy

University of Melbourne