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Dataset Women in Australian Science (1985 - )

History and Philosophy of Science
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This dataset is the result of research that began in 1985 and is ongoing. The dataset contains profiles of women who were influential in the fields of science, technology and medicine in Australia from 1836 to current day.

The biographical and professional data in each individual's entry are as follows: 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 published resources.

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Rebecca Rigby