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Scoresby Shepherd receives Verco Medal from the Royal Society of South Australia

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According to the web page found at http://www.adelaide.edu.au/rssa/, the Royal Society of South Australia was founded on 10th January 1853 (as the Adelaide Philosophical Society). The Society changed its name to the Royal Society of South Australia when her Majesty Queen Victoria granted the title “Royal” in 1880. In 1928, the […]

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Scoresby Shepherd ‘Comes up for air’

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Originally published in Southern Fisheries magazine – Spring 2000 Dr Scoresby Shepherd’s fascination with marine life was fired by the exploits of legendary French diver and adventurer, Jacques-Yves Cousteau. It was in the 1950s and Scoresby was a young man, working towards a career in law. Between studies, he helped form […]