- Nationality Australian
- Born 10 September, 1907, Brisbane Queensland Australia
- Died 23 April, 1997
- Occupation Geologist, Palaeontologist
Dorothy Hill was the first female Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (1956); the first Australian woman elected to the Royal Society (1965); the first female President of the Australian Academy of Science (1970); and the first woman in an Australian university to be president of her university’s professorial board (1971-1972).
Hill was Research Professor of Geology at the University of Queensland from 1959-1972 and published widely on palaeontology, stratigraphy and geology.
She was awarded the CBE in 1971 for services to geology and palaeontology, and received an AC in 1993.
2001 - 2001
Inducted into the Victorian Honour Roll of Women
- Journal Article
- Dorothy Hill 1907-1997, Campbell, K.S.W. and Jell, J.S., 1998, http://www.science.org.au/academy/memoirs/hill.htm
- Finding Life in Ancient Corals: Dorothy Hill, Sherratt, Tim, 1995, http://www.asap.unimelb.edu.au/bsparcs/exhib/journal/as_hill.htm
- Hill, Dorothy (1907 - 1997), Biographical Entry, 2002, http://www.asap.unimelb.edu.au/bsparcs/biogs/P000494b.htm
- HILL, DOROTHY, Department of Veterans' Affairs, 2002, http://www.ww2roll.gov.au/script/veteran.asp?ServiceID=N&VeteranID=1191187
- Faith, Hope and Charity Australian Women and Imperial Honours: 1901-1989, Australian Women's Archives Project, 2003, http://www.womenaustralia.info/exhib/honours/honours.html