Honorary awards

Professor Donald Metcalf AO

At a conferring of degrees ceremony held in the Great Hall on 20 February 1988, the honorary degree of Doctor of Science was conferred upon Dr Donald Metcalf AO.

Dr Metcalf, BSc(Med) MB BS MD Sydney MD Oslo, FRCPA FRACP HonFAA FRS, was Research Professor of Cancer Biology, The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Melbourne, and world-renowned for his pioneering work on the regulation of blood cell formation and the control of leukemic cells.