NCB Research Projects

As well as producing the Australian Dictionary of Biography and its companion websites, Obituaries Australia and People Australia, staff at the National Centre of Biography are currently involved in a number of research projects.

First Three Fleets & Their Families

First Three Fleets & Their Families First Three Fleets and Their Families is examining how those, who survived the hazardous journey to New South Wales in 1787-1791, 'remade' their lives in the infant colony. We are also investigating... » read more

Indigenous Australian Dictionary of Biography

Indigenous Australian Dictionary of Biography Indigenous Australian Dictionary of Biography is an ARC-funded collaboration with Dr Shino Kinoshi (University of Western Australia). The ultimate aim is to publish a supplementary volume of the ... » read more

Colonial Women in ADB

Colonial Women in ADB Colonial Women in the Australian Dictionary of Biography will add 1500 new entries on women who flourished in the colonial period to the Australian Dictionary of Biography. Women currently account... » read more

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