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Animal science educator

Brian Peter Setchell, Australian Animal science educator. Recipient de Graaf prize, 1973; named Distinguished Andrologist, American Society Andrology, 1997. Member Royal College Veterinary Surgeons (London), Australian Society for Reproductive Biology (honorary, chairman 1987-1989, Goding lectureship 1985), Society forthe Study of Fertility (treasurer 1976-1982), Physiological Society, Society for Endocrinology.

Background

Setchell, Brian Peter was born on October 3, 1931 in Mullumbimby, NSW, Australia. Son of Henry George and Rita Vashti (Morris) Setchell.

Education

Bachelor in Veterinary Science, U. Sydney, Australia, 1952; Doctor of Philosophy, U. Cambridge, England, 1957; Doctor of Science, U. Cambridge, England, 1976.

Career

Veterinary research officer, NSW Department Agriculture, Sydney, 1952-1962; research scientist, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, Sydney, 1962-1969; research officer, Agricultural Research Council, Cambridge, 1969-1982; professor animal science, U. Adelaide, Australia, 1982-1996. Visiting fellow Clare Hall, Cambridge, 1995.

Membership

Member Royal College Veterinary Surgeons (London), Australian Society for Reproductive Biology (honorary, chairman 1987-1989, Goding lectureship 1985), Society forthe Study of Fertility (treasurer 1976-1982), Physiological Society, Society for Endocrinology.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: music, playing violin, double bass and bassoon, householdmaintenance.

Connections

Married Marcia Hewitt, May 7,1955. Children: Joanna, Angus, Nicholas.

father:
Henry George Setchell

mother:
Rita Vashti (Morris) Setchell

spouse:
Marcia Hewitt

children:
Joanna Setchell

Angus Setchell

Nicholas Setchell