Robert Ramsay Wright
|Robert Ramsay Wright|
Robert Ramsay Wright in the 1880s
September 23, 1852|
|Died||September 6, 1933
Droitwich Spa, England
|Institutions||University of Toronto|
|Alma mater||University of Edinburgh|
In 1874, he was appointed a Professor of Natural History at the University of Toronto where he would remain until he retired in 1912. In 1887, he was appointed the first Professor of Biology at the University of Toronto. He was also instrumental in re-establishing the medical school at University of Toronto in 1887. In 1901, he became the first Dean of Arts and in 1902 was appointed a Vice-President of the University.
In 1889 his textbook An introduction to zoology: for the use of high schools was published by The Copp, Clark Company in Toronto.
- http://www.biographi.ca/en/bio/wright_robert_ramsay_16E.html. Missing or empty
- "Obituary". Nature. 132: 631. doi:10.1038/132631a0.
- "Great Teaching". University of Toronto.
- Robert Ramsay Wright (1889). "An introduction to zoology : for the use of high schools".
- Robert Ramsay Wright at Dictionary of Canadian Biography (DCB)
- Robert Ramsay Wright at The Canadian Encyclopedia
|Professional and academic associations|
William Frederick King
|President of the Royal Society of Canada
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