Authorised form of nameMarshall; Sheina Macalister (1896 - 1977)
Dates1896 - 1977
Date of birth20 April 1896
Date of death07/04/1977
Research fieldMarine biology
Governess at home; Rothesay Academy; St Margaret's School, Polmont, Stirlingshire; Glasgow University. BSc (1919, Zoology, Botany, physiology), DSc (1934)
Carnegie Fellow, Glasgow University (1920-1922); worked at Millport laboratory (1923); took part in the Great Barrier Reef expedition based on Low Isles, north of Cairns, Queensland (1927-1928); investigated herring production (1934-1935)
OBE 1966
FRSE (1949)
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election21/03/1963
RelationshipsDaughter of John Nairn Marshall, Doctor, of Stewart Hall, Rothesay, and his wife Jean Coville Binnie
Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 1978 vol 24 pp 369-389, plate, by Sir Frederick Russell
Royal Society codeNA5968
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
IM/002987Marshall, Sheina MacAlisternd
EC/1963/16Marshall, Sheina Macalister: certificate of election to the Royal Society
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