Previous fellows: Redmond Barry Fellowship
Marguerita Stephens' research topic was 'Assistant Protector William Thomas and the Kulin people, 1839–1867: the end of things?'.
David Pear researched the early years and musical influences of the Australian composer Percy Grainger.
Jim Davidson's research topic was 'Bigger than little: literary magazine culture in Melbourne between 1940 and 1988'.
Colin Holden's research topic was 'Rome in Melbourne: the Piranesi collections in the Baillieu and State Libraries'.
Andrew Dodd's research topic was 'Unknown genius: the architecture of John James Clark'.
Danielle Clode's research topic was 'A future in flames: wildfire in a changing climate'.
Kristin Otto's research topic was 'Capital: Melbourne when it was the capital city of Australia 1901–27'.
Kathleen Fennessy's research topic was 'Ploughing with one heifer: colonial Victorians learning the land'.
Olivier Burckhardt's research topic was 'Pencilled lines on poetry'.
Leonarda Kovacic's research topic was 'From "lubras" to "belles": representations of Aboriginal women, 1850–1950'.