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Trounson is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:

Alfred Donald Trounson OAM was a British diplomat and amateur photographer who settled in Australia in his retirement to become a bird photographer and the founder of the National Photographic Index of Australian Wildlife.

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Birds of Australia

Australia and its offshore islands and territories have 898 recorded bird species as of 2014. Of the recorded birds, 165 are considered vagrant or accidental visitors, of the remainder over 45% are classified as Australian endemics: found nowhere else on earth. It has been suggested that up to 10% of Australian bird species may go extinct by the year 2100 as a result of climate change.

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Carl Wood Australian doctor

Edwin Carlyle "Carl" Wood, AC, CBE, FRCS, FRANZCOG was a prominent Australian gynaecologist, best known for his pioneering work developing and commercialising the technique of in-vitro fertilisation (IVF). He gained considerable international and national attention for his wide-ranging contributions in the field of women's health over a period of almost 50 years, although not all of it was positive given the controversial nature of many of his endeavours.

Alan Robert Kohler is an Australian financial journalist and newspaper editor. He is currently writing for his own online financial publication, The Constant Investor.

GlobalNxt University is an accredited university with academic headquarters in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The university specialises primarily in management studies, and is a pioneer in the use of digital and educational technologies. Faculty of the university are located across the globe, as are the students. The university has strong partnerships with industry, developing an array of customised management development programmes for corporations. As of January 2013, U21Global had over 9,000 students from 72 countries.

Melbourne Business School

Melbourne Business School (MBS) is the graduate business school of the University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. The School offers an MBA program, specialist Masters programs, a doctoral program, and executive education programs. The MBS Head Office and main campus are in the Melbourne suburb of Carlton, walking distance from Melbourne's Central Business District, in a complex designed by Daryl Jackson.

Sally Ann Walker is a lawyer and former senior university administrator. She served as the fifth Vice-Chancellor and President of Deakin University (2003–2010) and was the first woman to be appointed to the position.

Ian Johnston was one of the true pioneers of reproductive medicine in Australia. He was a primary contributor to the development of human IVF in Melbourne, Australia. He was the Head of the Reproductive Biology Unit at the Royal Women's Hospital, Melbourne and was the founding President and Honorary Life Member of The Fertility Society of Australia. Ian was known as the 'founding father of IVF in Australia'

Hoary-headed grebe species of bird

The hoary-headed grebe is a member of the grebe family. It breeds in southern parts of Australia and Tasmania; it winters throughout the island. The bird takes its name from the silvery-white streaking on its black head. It is common in Australia, with a population of about 500,000. Its habitat is similar to that of the Australasian grebe.

Dolcoath mine

Dolcoath mine (Cornish: Bal Dorkoth} was a copper and tin mine in Camborne, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. Its name derives from the Cornish for 'Old Ground', and it was also affectionately known as The Queen of Cornish Mines. The site is north-west of Carn Brea. Dolcoath Road runs between the A3047 road and Chapel Hill. The site is south of this road.

Alan Osborne Trounson is an Australian embryologist with expertise in stem cell research. Trounson was the President of the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine between 2007 and 2014, a former Professor of Stem Cell Sciences and the Director of the Monash Immunology and Stem Cell Laboratories at Monash University, and retains the title of Emeritus Professor.

Banded whiteface species of bird

The banded whiteface is a species of bird in the family Acanthizidae. It is endemic to dryer regions of Australia.

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The Australian Association of Mathematics Teachers is the main representative organisation of mathematics teachers in Australia. Membership is via affiliated state organisations. The AAMT conducts a number of activities including Reach for the stars, an activity for students, as well as submissions to government bodies and reports on issues relevant to mathematics teaching.

The National Photographic Index of Australian Wildlife was founded as a project of the Australian Museum on 3 June 1969 to compile a comprehensive collection of photographs of Australian bird species. The founder, Donald Trounson, served as the project’s chief executive officer until 1981, when he was succeeded by Ronald Strahan. It was established in association with the National Library of Australia under the direction of a trust chaired by Sir Percy Spender and was the first systematic attempt to compile a comprehensive photographic record of the birds of any country. In 1977 it was expanded to include mammals and, in 1984, reptiles and frogs, with the aim of progressively including other animal groups to become the most comprehensive possible archive of photographs of Australian wildlife and to provide an expanding service to the public, to photographers and to biological science. In November 1980 the Index was incorporated as a part of the Australian Museum and the trust dissolved.

Discover English is an English language college located in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Discover English offers general and specialised courses including General English, English for Academic Purposes, Business English, IELTS Preparation and Cambridge ESOL Preparation.

Jane Elizabeth den Hollander is an Australian university administrator and the sixth Vice-Chancellor of Deakin University.

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