University of Queensland Mayne Medical School

School of MedicineMayne Medical SchoolMedical School
University of Queensland Mayne Medical School is a heritage-listed university building at 288 Herston Road, Herston, City of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.wikipedia
66 Related Articles

University of Queensland

Queensland UniversityQueenslandThe University of Queensland
It is also known as University of Queensland Medical School.
Other UQ campuses and facilities are located throughout Queensland, the largest of which are the Gatton campus and the Mayne Medical School.

Marks-Hirschfeld Museum of Medical History

Marks-Hirschfeld Medical History Museum
The Marks-Hirschfeld Museum of Medical History is located within the building.
The Marks-Hirschfeld Museum of Medical History is a museum at the University of Queensland Mayne Medical School at 288 Herston Road, Herston, City of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

Herston, Queensland

HerstonHerston QuarterHerston, Brisbane
University of Queensland Mayne Medical School is a heritage-listed university building at 288 Herston Road, Herston, City of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

Errol Solomon Meyers

Recognised as the founders of the Faculty of Medicine, Ernest Sandford Jackson, Ernest James Goddard, James Vincent Duhig and Errol Solomon Meyers were instrumental in convincing the Government to fund the construction of the Medical School.
Professor Errol Solomon Meyers (9 August 1890 – 11 February 1956) was a prominent Brisbane doctor and one of the founding fathers of the University of Queensland School of Medicine in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

Brisbane Dental Hospital and College

Brisbane Dental Hospitaldental hospital
He produced the most significant buildings of his career between 1932 and 1942 including the University of Queensland Medical School, Herston (1939); Brisbane Dental Hospital and College (1941); Police Barracks, Petrie Terrace (1942); Cairns Court House Complex (1945); Rockhampton Court and Administrative Complex; Toowoomba Police Station Complex; and Maryborough Government Offices Building.
Notable projects undertaken include the University of Queensland Mayne Medical School, Herston; the Women's Hospital at the Brisbane General Hospital; the Brisbane Dental Hospital and College; and the Wilson Ophthalmic Hostel.

Victoria Park, Brisbane

Victoria ParkYork's HollowVictora Park
A monumental, three-storey, red facebrick building in a Renaissance idiom occupying a ridge adjacent to the Royal Brisbane Hospital and overlooking Victoria Park at Herston, the Mayne Medical School was opened by the Premier of Queensland, Hon.
The ridge offers expansive views across to the Old Museum, RNA Showgrounds (Brisbane Exhibition Ground), Royal Brisbane Hospital, University of Queensland Mayne Medical School, Victoria Park Golf Course, Red Hill, Mt Coot-tha and across to the Brisbane CBD and beyond.

Brisbane Arcade

The name Mayne Medical School is a recognition of these bequests which continue to fund the medical school to this day through assets such as the Brisbane Arcade.
Since the deaths of James Mayne in 1939, and Mary Mayne in 1940, Brisbane Arcade has been operated by a board of trustees acting on behalf of their estates, with operating proceeds benefiting the University of Queensland School of Medicine (now known as the University of Queensland Mayne Medical School in honour of the bequest).

University

universitiescollegecomprehensive university
University of Queensland Mayne Medical School is a heritage-listed university building at 288 Herston Road, Herston, City of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

City of Brisbane

Brisbane City CouncilBrisbaneBrisbane City
University of Queensland Mayne Medical School is a heritage-listed university building at 288 Herston Road, Herston, City of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

Queensland

Queensland, AustraliaQLDState of Queensland
University of Queensland Mayne Medical School is a heritage-listed university building at 288 Herston Road, Herston, City of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

Queensland Heritage Register

heritage-listedheritageHeritage Register
It was added to the Queensland Heritage Register on 24 June 1999.

Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital

Royal Brisbane HospitalBrisbane General HospitalBrisbane Hospital
A monumental, three-storey, red facebrick building in a Renaissance idiom occupying a ridge adjacent to the Royal Brisbane Hospital and overlooking Victoria Park at Herston, the Mayne Medical School was opened by the Premier of Queensland, Hon.

Premier of Queensland

PremierQueensland PremierPremiers
A monumental, three-storey, red facebrick building in a Renaissance idiom occupying a ridge adjacent to the Royal Brisbane Hospital and overlooking Victoria Park at Herston, the Mayne Medical School was opened by the Premier of Queensland, Hon.

William Forgan Smith

Forgan SmithWilliam Forgan-SmithW Forgan-Smith
William Forgan Smith, on 11 August 1939.

Ernest James Goddard

E. J. GoddardErnest Goddard
Recognised as the founders of the Faculty of Medicine, Ernest Sandford Jackson, Ernest James Goddard, James Vincent Duhig and Errol Solomon Meyers were instrumental in convincing the Government to fund the construction of the Medical School.

Tropical medicine

tropicaltropical pathologistDiploma of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
The importance of medical research, particularly into tropical medicine, was a significant impetus for the establishment of the Medical School.

Raphael Cilento

Sir Raphael CilentoRaphael West CilentoDemocratic
Work undertaken by Dr Raphael Cilento on leptospiral disease among cane cutters had a significant impact on Premier Forgan Smith and was instrumental in convincing him of the need for Queensland to train its own doctors and provide specialist training in tropical medicine.

Leptospirosis

Weil's diseaseFort Bragg feverWeil's syndrome
Work undertaken by Dr Raphael Cilento on leptospiral disease among cane cutters had a significant impact on Premier Forgan Smith and was instrumental in convincing him of the need for Queensland to train its own doctors and provide specialist training in tropical medicine.

Ned Hanlon (politician)

Ned HanlonEdward HanlonHanlon
The importance to the Government of the establishment of the Medical School is clear in this comment by Ned Hanlon, Minister for Health and Home Affairs, at the commencement of construction: ''"Queensland had a wonderful future... For a community, the building up of a university and a faculty (of Medicine) were of supreme importance... the Government could be proud that they had brought a complete university into practical politics..."''.

Department of Public Works (Queensland)

Department of Public WorksQueensland Department of Public WorksPublic Works Department
Comment about the new Medical School included as a feature of architectural dignity and importance the new Medical School, erected by the State Public Works Department, provides a most interesting study to all those interested in the development of Brisbane.

Australian Labor Party (Queensland Branch)

LaborLabor PartyLabour
The Medical School was constructed during an intensive public works building program undertaken by the Forgan Smith Labor Government in Queensland during the 1930s to counter the effects of the Great Depression.

Great Depression

DepressionThe Great DepressionDepression era
The Medical School was constructed during an intensive public works building program undertaken by the Forgan Smith Labor Government in Queensland during the 1930s to counter the effects of the Great Depression.

Petrie Terrace, Queensland

Petrie Terrace
He produced the most significant buildings of his career between 1932 and 1942 including the University of Queensland Medical School, Herston (1939); Brisbane Dental Hospital and College (1941); Police Barracks, Petrie Terrace (1942); Cairns Court House Complex (1945); Rockhampton Court and Administrative Complex; Toowoomba Police Station Complex; and Maryborough Government Offices Building.

Cairns Court House Complex

Cairns Court HouseCairns Regional GalleryCairns Government Offices
He produced the most significant buildings of his career between 1932 and 1942 including the University of Queensland Medical School, Herston (1939); Brisbane Dental Hospital and College (1941); Police Barracks, Petrie Terrace (1942); Cairns Court House Complex (1945); Rockhampton Court and Administrative Complex; Toowoomba Police Station Complex; and Maryborough Government Offices Building.