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BURN, Robert Frank OAM

BURN, Robert Frank OAM


'Bob' Burn, 2016

'Bob' Burn, 2016

Robert Frank Burn was awarded the Medal (OAM) of the Order of Australia in the General Division in the Queen's Birthday Honours List in June 2016.

The award is 'For service to marine science, particularly in the field of malacology.

Service includes:
Honorary Marine Naturalist, Malacologist and Taxonomist, current.
Honorary Associate, Museum Victoria, since 1962.
Honorary Member, Malacological Society of Australasia, since 2013 and Journal Editor, 1969-1978 and Active Member, 1953-2013.
Member, Field Naturalists Club of Victoria, since 1957 and Committee Member, Marine Research Group, 1979-1984 and Member, since 1973.
Editor and Contributor, Atlas of Coastal Invertebrates of Victoria, 1984.
Contributor, Marine Invertebrates of Southern Australia II, 1989.
Contributor, Mollusca: the Southern Synthesis Fauna of Australia 5, 1998.
Author, Nudibranchs and related molluscs, Museum Victoria, 2015'


His brother, Ian Lee Burn (1939-1993), and son were also educated at Geelong College.


Sources: http://www.gg.gov.au/ 2016.



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