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Ian Douglas Hume

Ian Douglas Hume, Australian biology educator. Research fellow Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Stuttgart, Germany, 1978-1979, Andechs, Germany, 1994, traveling fellow Australian Academy of Sciences and Japan Society Promotion of Science, Okayama, 1992.

Background

  • Hume, Ian Douglas was born on July 11, 1943 in Perth, Australia. Son of Arnold and Doris (Lathwell) Hume.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science with honors, University Western Australia, Perth, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy, University Western Australia, Perth, 1970. Doctor of Science, University New England, Armidale, New South Wales, Australia, 1986.

    Career

    • Research associate University Kentucky, Lexington, 1969-1970. Assistant professor University California, Davis, 1970-1972. Edward Moss research fellow University Western Australia, Perth, 1972-1973.

      Lecturer biochemistry University New England, Armidale, 1973-1975, senior lecturer, 1976-1981, associate professor, 1982-1987. Professor biology University Sydney, Australia, 1987-1993, Challis professor Australia, since 1994. Visiting expert International Atomic Energy Agency, Khartoum, Sudan, 1977.

      Visiting lecturer Hass anuddin University Ujung Pandung, Indonesia, 1981.

    Works

    • Marsupial Nutrition
    • Marsupial Nutrition describes the food resources used by marsupials from small insectivores to large folivores.

    Membership

    President National Parks Association NSWSW, Armidale branch, 1980-1981. Fellow Australian Institute Biology. Member Royal Zoological Society New South Wales, Nutrition Society Australia, Australian Mammal Society, Australian Association Humboldt Fellows, Comparative Nutrition Society (president 1999-2000).

    Personality

    Interests

    Stamp collecting/philately, ornithology.

    Connections

    • Married Desley Anne Elder, May 27, 1967. Children: Paul Douglas, Andrew Douglas, Joanna Louise.
    • father: Arnold Hume
    • mother: Doris (Lathwell) Hume
    • spouse: Desley Anne Elder
    • children: Paul Douglas Hume
    • Andrew Douglas Hume
    • Joanna Louise Hume
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    Born July 11, 1943
    (age 74)
    Nationality
    • 1966
      University Western Australia
    • 1970
      University Western Australia
    • 1986
      University New England
    • 1969 - 1970
      Research associate, University Kentucky
      Lexington, Kentucky, United States
    • 1970 - 1972
      assistant, professor University California
      Davis, West Virginia, United States
    • 1972 - 1973
      Edward Moss research fellow, University Western Australia
      Perth, Ontario, Canada
    • 1973 - 1975
      lecturer, biochemistry University New England
      Armidale, New South Wales, Australia
    • 1987 - 1993
      professor, biology University Sydney
      Australia
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