Head Research Centre - Robyn van Dyk
Ms Robyn van Dyk is Head of the Australian War Memorial's Research Centre. Her work involves leading the Research Centre team to develop, manage, preserve, and provide access to the Memorial's archival and published collections.
Ms van Dyk has curated a variety of exhibitions, including co-curating the MAGNA award-winning Anzac voices (2014) and a joint exhibition with Australian Geospatial-Intelligence Organisation, Gallipoli to Afghanistan and the future: 100 years of mapping (2015) and A Matter of Trust: Dayaks & Z Special Unit Operatives in Borneo 1945 (2018).
She is the concept leader for Anzac connections, the Memorial's major centenary web project to enhance availability and access to digital content. Ms van Dyk has produced museum-related publications and delivered papers at national conferences. In October 2012, she travelled to Afghanistan as the Memorial's official curator, and spent several weeks observing conditions and collecting records and objects. Ms van Dyk has recently partnered with the Australian National University in an ARC-funded project researching Australians in Borneo during the Second World War.