Patricia Woolley taught in the Zoology Department at La Trobe University (from 1967), where her marsupial biology course became well known throughout Australia.
field of interest was the dibbler, a dasyurid.
research involved several trips to Papua New Guinea to study their reproductive patterns and also the anatomy of the male genital organs, some of which had an extra appendage.
National Library of Australia
, 'Woolley Patricia'
, Trove, National Library of Australia
and the Australian National Maritime Museum Darling Harbour, 2009, http://nla.gov.au/nla.party-1476481.
Thornton, Ian, Interview with Dr Patricia Woolley
, Interviews with Australian scientists, Australian Academy of Science
, 9 November 2000, http://www.science.org.au/scientists/interviews/w/pw.html.