Head Research Centre - Robyn van Dyk
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. Robyn has curated a variety of exhibitions including co-curator of 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). She is the concept leader for Anzac Connections the Memorial’s major centenary web project to enhance availability and access to digital content.
Robyn has produced museum related publications and delivered papers at national conferences. In October 2012, Robyn travelled to Afghanistan as the Memorial’s Official Curator, and spent several weeks observing conditions and collecting records and objects. Most recently Robyn will partner with the Australian National University in an ARC funded research project into Borneo in the Second World War.