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Dataset Australian Scientists in History (1985 - )

From
1985
Functions
History and Philosophy of Science
Legal Status
Except where otherwise stated, content on this site is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 Australia License.
Location
eScholarship Research Centre Level 2, Thomas Cherry Building The University of Melbourne Parkville, VIC 3010

Summary

This dataset is the outcome of research that began in 1985 and is ongoing. It encompasses the biographical and professional profiles of scientists who worked in the fields of science and technology in Australia, between the mid-19th century and current day.

Data collected on the scientists includes: name and alternative names; date and place of birth and death, if known; occupations or fields of specialisation; a summary note outlining their life and work; a timeline of career positions; reference to related people, organisations and archival holdings; and a list of relevant published resources.

The data was structured to comply with ISAAR (CPF) guidelines.

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Rebecca Rigby