Lead Researcher: Prof. Hugh Craig

System Architect: Dr. Bill Pascoe

Research Partners, 2021 ARDC Grant

ProjectResearch PartnersInstitution
Legacies of Slavery in WAPaul Arthur & Isabel SmithECU
VariousErik ChampionVarious
Historic Census Data / Goldfields Text Database / TLCMap SunsetHugh CraigUON
Waves of WordsRachel HenderyWSU
Transition Of Land To Private OwnershipAndrew Leach, Dallas Rogers,USyd
eMelbourneAndy May & Mitch HarropUMelb
Criminal CharactersAlana PiperUTS
Convict LandscapesHamish Maxwell-Stewart and Martin GibbsUNE
A History of NSW Aborigines Protection/Welfare Board 1883-1969John Maynard & Vicki HaskinsUON
OzSpaceBill PalmerUON
VariousBill PascoeUON / UMelb
Colonial Frontier Massacres in Australia 1780 to 1930Lyndall Ryan & Bill PascoeUON
Dark PlacesRos Smith, Kelly Peihopa and Finn MorganANU

Chief Investigators, 2019 – 2020 ARC Grant LE190100019

NameProjectsFunctionality Required
Prof Paul ArthurEdith Cowan UniversityFloraCulturesWestern Australian Aboriginal Journey WaysECU Art CollectionAnalyse, visualise, disseminate
Prof Erik ChampionCurtin UniversityVisualising Geo-Located ImagesHistorical Image ClassificationFeature Matching the SLWA CollectionFace detectionText extractionMetadata parsing to auto detect data and geolocation
EProf Hugh CraigUniversity of NewcastleMapping domestic violenceMapping goldfields newspaper articlesVisualise spatial and temporal data on domestic violenceMap and study newspaper articles on Australian goldfields
Prof Ning GuUniversity of South AustraliaUniSA Smart CitiesSouth Australian built cultural heritage (Burra townships and/or Torrens River)South East Asian built cultural heritage (post-disaster reconstruction)UniSA Smart Cities to include map-based large-scale spatial awarenessExpand and disseminate information and awareness on South Australian built cultural heritageCreate databases on South East Asian built cultural heritage to aid post-disaster reconstruction
AProf Mark HarveyUniversity of NewcastleIndigenous Spatial HeritageAboriginal Place Names and EthnobiologyMake existing Aboriginal spatial heritage data more accessible from a single access point
Prof Victoria HaskinsUniversity of NewcastleThe NSW Aborigines Protection/Welfare Board: A HistoryIntimacy and Violence in Anglo Pacific Rim Settler Colonial SocietiesBuild a database with spatiotemporal dataDisplay the data as a map with a timeline and show mobility
Prof Andrew MayUniversity of MelbourneEncyclopedia of MelbourneMake Encyclopedia of Melbourne data more open to research and exploratory visualisation with maps and timelinesImmersive environmentsCollection liberated contentDigital storytelling
Prof Lyndall RyanUniversity of NewcastleColonial Frontier MassacresExtend Colonial Frontier Massacres map to be usable for similar projects, internationallyEnsure certain types of online data remains secureWorkflows for collaborators to maintain data
Prof Ros SmithUniversity of NewcastleDark Places: True Crime In AustraliaEarly Modern Women And The Poetry Of ComplaintMap literary true crime sitesMap redaction, reception, publication, etc.Map relationships related to literature
Dr Alana PiperUniversity of Technology SydneyCriminal CharactersMap historical crime data
Prof Deb Verhoeven (Partner Investigator)University of Alberta, CanadaHuNI Greek and Italian diasporic cinemaDigital infrastructure design for humanitiesOverlay multiple data types such as public transport, road, local business and demographic dataHuNI will be a delivery platformInteroperability with HuNIHuNI to aggregate heterogeneous data from independent sourcesHuNI to allow keyword, spatial and temporal discovery