Category Archive: Research reflections

Hot And Dry in the Global South: Vanessa Heggie

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Dr. Vanessa Heggie of the University of Birmingham, offers her reflections at the end of her visiting fellowship: I’m currently writing a book provisionally titled Higher and Colder about extreme physiology, and the… Continue reading

Daniel Spence: Maritime Histories of Race and Power

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Daniel Spence is a postdoctoral fellow at the University of the Free State in Bloemfontein, South Africa. Read more about him here. He is a visitor at the University of Sydney, sponsored by Race… Continue reading

War Trophies or Curios? The War Museum Collection in Museum Victoria

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By Barry Craig, Ron Vanderwal and Christine Winter When World War One broke out, Britain requested Australia and New Zealand to seize German wireless stations in the Pacific. The Australian Naval & Military… Continue reading

Rehabilitation in Australia

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For the past few weeks I’ve been working my way through Rehabilitation in Australia. Published by the Australian Council for the Rehabilitation of the Disabled, it was circulated quarterly from 1963. I’ll be using… Continue reading

An Introduction to Sarah Walsh’s Research

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Last month, our new fellow gave a talk showcasing her research and what she plans to do here at REGS. Held in conjunction with our end of year celebration, Sarah’s talk was very… Continue reading

First book manuscript workshop

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Miranda Johnson, 23 March 2013 On March 21, I was the lucky recipient of some wonderful feedback at a first book manuscript workshop that REGS hosted for me here at The University of… Continue reading