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New biography of Brian Shorland, published by NZAS

Brian Shorland: Doyen of New Zealand Science, by Joan Cameron.

A fascinating new biography has just been published, on the life of Brian Shorland, one of New Zealand’s most illustrious scientists and a real ‘character’.  The author Joan Cameron is a chemist who knew Brian Shorland for many years. Her knowledge of the science allows her to write with clarity and authority on Shorland’s contributions and her personal knowledge of the man allows her to paint a detailed picture of his personality.