Introducing our showcase for University of Tasmania Digital Collections and Research
Winifred Curtis (1905 – 2005) was a leading scientist and educator who left us an immense legacy. Winifred continues to be recognised for her botanical research, particularly her role in increasing our knowledge and understanding of Tasmanian flora. As a science educator, Winifred strove for fairness and equal opportunity, she influenced a generation of Australians through her publications: Biology for Australian Students, Student’s Flora of Tasmania and The Endemic Flora of Tasmania.
Described as an artistic genius and a marvel by contemporaries. Thomas Midwood’s humorous caricatures of his fellow citizens, his freelance business advertisements and wood carvings, give us a unique glimpse of the Hobartian society at the turn of the 19th century.
Andrew Inglis Clark is widely recognised as one of the primary architects of the Australian Constitution. Highlighting items from our Andrew Inglis Clark Collection, explore Clark’s world, writings and continuing influence.
An exceptional biologist, a marine explorer with Mawson and the pioneer of research into the reproductive biology of Tasmanian marsupials. Discover Theodore Thomson Flynn, the University’s first Professor of Biology and Errol Flynn’s dad.
Treasures that enable academic research, visual creativity and object based teaching and learning.
Showcasing a selection of the unique watercolour and pencil sketches of Central Australia arid lands' flora. Donated to the University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Collections by Olive Pink and her family.
Astronauts, geneticists, geologists, biologists and engineers make up the honour roll of women scientists we admire. Delve in and find out more about these amazing scientists and why they have inspired our staff and students. Don’t forget to nominate a woman scientist who inspires you and we will add them to this honour roll.
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