Named for eminent historian the late AGL Shaw AO, these annual Summer Research Fellowships help honours or postgraduate university students pursue research projects.
Current fellow: Dan Tout
Dan Tout, Swinburne University, PhD, is using the Library's pictorial collections to explore settlers of the interwar period for his project, Rex Ingamells and the Jindyworobaks: Exemplary settler nationalists of the interwar period.
Current fellow: Gabriel Maddock
Gabriel Maddock, Australian Catholic University, BA (Honours), is exploring Australian, United States and African relations, using the Library's extensive World War II collections for her project White Australia and the African American modern exotic: Examining relationships between white Australian women and African American men in the first half of the 20th century.
Current fellow: Rula Paterson
Rula Paterson, University of Melbourne, Master of Arts and Cultural Management, is researching monuments to British explorers such as Burke and Wills using the Library's extensive pictures collection for her project, Movements in time: A critical investigation of the production and consumption of 20th-century monuments to British exploration.