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science educator

Lennart Eliasson was Swedish science educator. Research grantee SJFR, NFR, 1954-1990. Member Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.

Background

Eliasson, Lennart was born on February 17, 1925 in Ronneby, Blekinge, Sweden. Son of Karl Oskar and Anna Viktoria (Olsson) Eliasson.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Lund, Sweden, 1953. Master of Science, University Lund, Sweden, 1958. Doctor of Philosophy, University Lund, Sweden, 1963.

Docent, University Stockholm, 1964.

Career

Research assistant University Lund, 1953-1956. Assistant lecturer College Agriculture, Uppsala, 1956-1958. Plant physiologist College Forestry, Stockholm, 1958-1960.

Associate professor University Stockholm, 1967-1973, professor, 1981-1990, University Umeå, 1973-1981. Professor emeritus, 1990. Editor Physiologia Plantarum, Lund, 1978-1993.

Member evaluation committees of state research councils NFR, 1980-1985, SJFR, 1981-1987. President Scandinavian Society Plant Physiology, 1982-1988.

Membership

Member Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    History of science, gardening.

Connections

Married Ingrid Birgitta Hand, November 4, 1960 (deceased February 1995).

father:
Karl Oskar Eliasson

mother:
Anna Viktoria (Olsson) Eliasson

spouse:
Ingrid Birgitta Hand