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Derick Balnave, DSc, Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Dr. Balnave has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the agriculture education industry

    NARELLAN, AUSTRALIA, March 21, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Derick Balnave, DSc, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Balnave celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

With over 30 years of professional experience to his credit, Dr. Balnave is currently retired, having most recently served as an associate professor at the University of Sydney in Australia from 1981 to 2001, having previously been a senior lecturer with the university from 1978 to 1981. Prior to emigrating to Australia, he spent the early years of his career in Northern Ireland as an assistant lecturer, lecturer, senior lecturer and reader at Queen's University Belfast and a scientific officer, senior scientific officer and principal scientific officer at the Department of Agriculture, Northern Ireland in Belfast.

In addition to his primary career responsibilities, Dr. Balnave has also contributed his skills to North Carolina State University as an adjunct professor and to the Agriculture and Food Research Council in England as a member of a select working party and an expert advisor. A research director of the Poultry Research Foundation at the University of Sydney from 1978 to 2001, he was awarded the title of honorary governor of the foundation in 2001. Having authored a number of articles for professional journals, Dr. Balnave was also the chair of the organizing committee for the Australian Poultry Science Symposium from its inception in 1989 to 2001.

Prior to embarking on his career, Dr. Balnave pursued an education at Queen's University Belfast, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in 1963, a Doctor of Philosophy in 1966 and a Doctor of Science in 1983. In an effort to remain up to date with developments in his field, he has maintained affiliation with the Poultry Science Association and the World's Poultry Science Association. Notably, he was presented with the Australian Poultry Award by the World's Poultry Science Association in 1998. In light of all of his accomplishments, Dr. Balnave has previously been featured in Who's Who in Finance and Industry, Who's Who in Science and Engineering, and Who's Who in the World.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Dr. Balnave has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

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