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Dataset Australian Scientific Organisations (1999 - )

History and Philosophy of Science
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This dataset is the outcome of research that began in 1985 and is ongoing. It describes the historical details of thousands of organisations, societies and corporate bodies with significance to the history of Australian science.

Parameters of the data collected are as follows: Name and alternative names, date and place of establishment and closure - if applicable, summary of history and events, timeline of previous and subsequent organisations, list of related organisations and individuals and list of relevant published resources.

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Rebecca Rigby