Researcher Database

Researcher Database

A database of those researchers currently working on projects about the history of Australian newspapers, magazines, radio, television, film, advertising, music and games. To search the database, enter any term or name into the search box below.

To add your current project to the database, please send an email stating your name, academic or institutional affilitation and a brief summary of your project, together with keywords, to cmh@mq.edu.au . Please also supply contact details stating whether or not you are happy for these to be published.

Title Project Type Institution Entry
History of commercial television: Sydney- AILSA MCPHERSONTelevisionIndependent scholarView
Early Australian TV Comedy - COLLINS, TURNBULL, BYETelevisionLa Trobe UniversityView
A history of the idea of mountains in Australia - MICHAEL MEADOWSPressGriffith UniversityView
19th century Australian Masonic Periodicals - NEIL MORSEMagazineIndependent scholarView
Various projects in newspaper obituary publication - NIGEL STARCKPressUniversity of South AustraliaView
Ryerson Index - GRAHAM, KETTLE, WRIGHTPressRyerson IndexView
Globalisation and the media in Australia - JOHN SINCLAIRAdvertisingUniversity of MelbourneView
Australian Screen Comedy - COLLINS, TURNBULL, BYETelevisionLa Trobe UniversityView
A History of Australian Television Writing - SUSAN LEVERTelevisionUniversity of SydneyView
Finance on Television - GREENFIELD, WILLIAMSTelevisionRoyal Melbourne Institute of TechnologyView
Longitudinal study of print finance journalism (1971-2001)- GREENFIELD, WILLIAMSPressRoyal Melbourne Institute of TechnologyView
Communicating sustainable water uses in regional and local media - KITTY VAN VUURENPressUniversity of QueenslandView
Ernest Fisk - JOCK GIVENRadioSwinburne University of TechnologyView
"Empire to Antipodes": Australian-New Zealand in the Empire/ Commonwealth Press Union (1909-1970) - CRYLE, KAULPressCentral Queensland UniversityView
Birch, Carroll and Coyle's Queensland Wintergardens: a study of regional cinema 1910-1970 - DENIS CRYLEFilmCentral Queensland UniversityView
Talkback radio in Australia: policy, programming, publics - LIZ GOULDRadioMacquarie UniversityView
PhD Community Radio in Western Australia - SIMON ORDERRadioMurdoch UniversityView
Crawfords Oral History Project - BERRYMAN, BLADIER, LEE, TULLYTelevisionNational Film and Sound ArchiveView
Broadcasting Empire: the BBC and the British World, 1922-1970 - SIMON POTTERCross-mediaUniversity of BristolView
Pacific Radio Archive - DAVID RICQUISHRadioRadio Heritage FoundationView
House of Hits - The History of the Alberts Music Publishing Business - JANE ALBERTMusicIndependent scholarView
Television in the post-broadcast era: The role of old and new media in the formation of national communities - GRAEME TURNERTelevisionUniversity of QueenslandView
Australian Television and Popular Memory: New Approaches to the Cultural History of Media in the Project of Nation-building - TURNTelevisionQueensland University of TechnologyView
Urban Rivalry: Understanding the dynamics of comparison in the development of city identities - VERHOEVEN, MORRISCross-mediaDeakin UniversityView
Greek and Italian cinemas and audiences in Australia, 1949-1980 - DEB VERHOEVENFilmDeakin UniversityView
Changes in Australian Newspapers' Political reporting in the age of television - RODNEY TIFFENPressUniversity of SydneyView
Media network history and the globalisation of news - PETER PUTNISPressUniversity of CanberraView
The new television technologies of the 1970s - JULIAN THOMASTelevisionSwinburne University of TechnologyView
The Melbourne Herald newspaper - DAVID DUNSTANPressMonash UniversityView
The ABC in Australian civil society - PHILIP BELLTelevisionUniversity of New South WalesView
New Media - ALAN KNIGHTNew-mediaUniversity of Technology, SydneyView
A Business and Cultural Biography of TV Executive Reg Grundy - ALBERT MORANTelevisionGriffith UniversityView
Interactive Television: Impact on the Australian TV Industry - MARIA JAKOVLJEVICTelevisionUniversity of MelbourneView
The Dynasties - ROBERT PULLANPressUniversity of Technology, SydneyView
Broadcasters Oral History Project - GERARD DUIGNANRadioChristchurch Polytechnic Institute of TechnologyView
Crawford Creations: What would we have done without Crawfords? - PHILIP DAVEYTelevisionMurdoch UniversityView
Creating Public Opinion: Polls, the Press and Australian Politics since the 1940s - MURRAY GOOTPressMacquarie UniversityView
Australian Film Theory and Criticism - VEREVIS, WILLIAMS, KINGFilmMonash UniversityView
David Syme and His Newspapers - ELIZABETH MORRISONPressIndependent scholarView
G'Day Vung Tau! Australian Military Radio in Vietnam - MARTIN HADLOWRadioUniversity of QueenslandView
Australian High Society: the exposes of John Dalley (1876-1935)- HELENA KEERSPressUniversity of SydneyView
Rupert Murdoch: an investigation of political power - MCKNIGHT, MCNAIRCross-mediaUniversity of New South Wales View
The Specialty Press - DENNIS BRYANSCross-mediaIndependent scholarView
Emil Voigt and the foundation of 2KY - ROBIN VOIGTRadioIndependent scholarView
A study of the ABC in Asia and its impact on cultural exchange (1956-2006) - JOHN TEBBUTT Cross-mediaLa Trobe UniversityView
Making News: The Berlin Foreign Press Corps Community and Nazism. - MARIANNE HICKSPressMonash UniversityView
SA Memory - SA Newspapers - ANOTHONY LAUBEPressState Library of South AustraliaView
What Came Before They Shot It - SALLY JACKSONFilmIndependent scholarView
Cleo magazine and popular feminism in Australia - MEGAN LE MASURIERMagazineUniversity of SydneyView
Australian jazz and discourses of Nation - BRUCE JOHNSONMusicMacquarie UniversityView
Australian voice portraits - ROBERT DAVIDSONCross-mediaQueensland University of TechnologyView
Cinema Audiences in Australia Research Project - VERHOEVEN, BOWLES, MALTBY, WALSHFilmFlinders UniversityView
Minds in the media: New Idealist thought in Australian press and radio from 1880 to 1950 - MARGARET VAN HEEKERENCross-mediaMacquarie UniversityView
Child Audiences in the Digital Age - WENDY KEYSTelevisionGriffith UniversityView
Prospects and Dilemmas for Public Service Broadcasting: A Comparative Study of Japanese and Australian PSB - ZORANA KOSTICTelevisionABC TVView
A Companion to the Australian Media - BRIDGET GRIFFEN-FOLEYCross-mediaMacquarie UniversityView
Printers' Progress - MARGARET REES-JONESPressOtherView
A history of free-to-air commercial television in Sydney - MADELEINE HASTIETelevisionMacquarie UniversityView
Red Pagan: AG Stephens - A Literary Life - CRAIG MUNROPublishingUniversity of QueenslandView
Women's programming in public service broadcasting in Australia, Canada and the UK, 1930-1970 - JUSTINE LLOYDRadioMacquarie UniversityView
Travelling Home: A Study of Walkabout, Australia's Geographic Magazine (1934-74) - ROLLS, JOHNSTONMagazineUniversity of TasmaniaView
The media's role in Australian political history - NICK RICHARDSONCross-mediaIndependent scholarView
Globalizing the Magic System: A History of Advertising Industry Practices in Australia 1959-1989 - SINCLAIR, CRAWFORD, BRENNAN AdvertisingUniversity of Melbourne View
Play It Again: Creating a Playable History of Australasian Digital Games, for Industry, Community and Research Purposes - SWALWELLNew-mediaFlinders UniversityView
Australasian Heritage Software Database - SWALWELL, DE VRIESNew-mediaFlinders UniversityView
International news in the Australian press 1901-1950 - PETER PUTNISPressUniversity of CanberraView
The local press on Sydney's rural-urban fringe - IAN WILLISPressUniversity of WollongongView
Sir Keith Murdoch: a biographical reappraisal - TOM D.C. ROBERTSCross-mediaMacquarie UniversityView
Reality talent shows: dance, work and celebrity - FRANCES BONNERTelevisionUniversity of QueenslandView
Imperial Designs: Remaking the Institutions for Global Communications - JOCK GIVENCross-mediaSwinburne University of TechnologyView
'Networks of Influence': exploring Sir Charles Todd's British World - DENIS CRYLECross-mediaUniversity of QueenslandView
Remaking Australian Politics: Electioneering from the 19th Century to the 21st - MURRAY GOOTCross-mediaMacquarie UniversityView
Mapping the movies: the changing nature of Australia’s cinema circuits and their audiences 1956-1984 - MALTBY, WALSH, BOWLES, FilmFlinders UniversityView
Anthony Trollope's Australian Odyssey - NIGEL STARCKPressUniversity of South AustraliaView
Dione Lucas - JILLIAN ADAMSTelevisionCentral Queensland UniversityView
Political reporting in Australia SALLY YOUNGCross-mediaUniversity of MelbourneView
Press power in Australia, 1927-2012 SALLY YOUNGPressUniversity of MelbourneView
Black-and-white artists of Smith's Weekly - ANTHONY KINGPressOtherView
The Women’s Advocacy Press in New Zealand and Australia, 1888–1905 - JAMES KEATINGMagazineUniversity of New South WalesView
A history of Australia's capital-city dailies during the colonial era - ROD KIRKPATRICKPressOtherView
Shining a Light: 50 Years of the Australian Film Institute - FRENCH, POOLEFilmRoyal Melbourne Institute of TechnologyView
Womenvision: Women and the Moving Image in Australia LISA FRENCHFilmRoyal Melbourne Institute of TechnologyView
Women in the Victorian film, television and related industries: Research report - LISA FRENCHFilmRoyal Melbourne Institute of TechnologyView
Printer's Progress - MARGARET REES-JONESPublishingOther View
Media and Party Leadership Challenges - RODNEY TIFFENCross-mediaUniversity of SydneyView
4ZZZ History project - HEATHER ANDERSONRadioUniversity of South AustraliaView
"The Persistence of Television" - BONNER, JACOBSTelevisionUniversity of QueenslandView
Switched-on Audiences: Australian Listeners and Viewers - BRIDGET GRIFFEN-FOLEYCross-mediaMacquarie UniversityView
South Australian Newspaper Historical resources - ANTHONY LAUBENew-mediaState Library of South AustraliaView
Modern Voices: Women's Speech on Australian Radio, 1923-1966 - CATHERINE HORNERadioOtherView
Women Journalists in the World: From Australia, to Australia (working) - PATRICIA CLARKEPublishingOtherView
Print cultures of the Coral SeaMagazineUniversity of SydneyView
The last hurrah of the Catholic Press - ROBERT CAREYPressSwinburne University of TechnologyView
Women and Work at the postwar ABC - KYLIE ANDREWSCross-mediaUniversity of Technology, SydneyView
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