Burnet Oration: Living in the Burnet lineage

@article{Doherty1999BurnetOL,
  title={Burnet Oration: Living in the Burnet lineage},
  author={Peter C. Doherty},
  journal={Immunology and Cell Biology},
  year={1999},
  volume={77}
}
  • P. Doherty
  • Published 1 April 1999
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Immunology and Cell Biology
Scientific discoveries are not made in isolation. Innovation depends on resources, both intellectual and physical. A primary requirement is the development and maintenance of appropriate institutions. Such structures do not emerge by chance, but arise from opportunity, political will and the continued efforts and commitment of many people over long periods. Suitable buildings, laboratories and state‐of‐the‐art equipment are obviously necessary, but hardware alone is of little value in the… 
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