Sandpit in the Sandstone
An Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Research Data Commons Partnership between
The University of Queensland and The University of Melbourne
Welcome to Sandpit in the Sandstone, a partnership activity between The University of Queensland and the University of Melbourne designed to improve Indigenous Research capability. Funded by the Australian Research Data Commons (ARDC), the partnership is dedicated to improving research data commons that improves Indigenous Research. The partnership focusses on the collections held in galleries, libraries, archives, and museums of The University of Queensland. The UQ team of Associate Professor Sandra Phillips, Dr Penny Holliday, and Dr Toni McPherson works in collaboration with colleagues who care for the collections of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander lifeworld data at UQ. The Partnership is a work package of Improving Indigenous Research Capability which is the larger Project led by Professor Marcia Langton AO, Co-Chair of the Indigenous Data Network at The University of Melbourne.
The partnership is governed by a UQ Working Party chaired by Sandra Phillips and the UoM-led Executive Governance Project Committee chaired by Marcia Langton.
Grant Sarra, the event facilitator.
Who We Are
We are a team at The University of Queensland partnering with The University of Melbourne to improve Indigenous Research Capability as part of the Australian Research Data Commons (ARDC) Humanities and Social Science and Improving Indigenous Research Capability Program.
What We Do
Enable researcher access to The University of Queensland lifeworld data held in collections across its galleries, libraries, archives, and museums
Interpret researcher needs to improve access to lifeworld data
Test ways to improve researcher access and experience using technology
Collaborate widely with those who care for and makes decisions about collections
Co-design pathways to Improving Indigenous Research Capability in relation to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Research Data Commons
We acknowledge and pay respect to the Traditional Owners of the lands upon which our campuses are situated.
Associate Professor Sandra Phillips and Team email@example.com
The University of Queensland
Forgan Smith Building