Sherratt, Tim (1962-)

Also known as
Sherratt, Tim
Sherratt, Timothy Paul (1962-)
Field of activity
Historian; Science archivist
Libraries Australia
http://nla.gov.au/anbd.aut-an35149541
NLA Persistent Identifier
https://nla.gov.au/nla.party-479364

Biographies

Tim Paul Sherratt has had a long involvement with the history and archives of Australian science and technology. In 2005 he was awarded a PhD for his work on 'Atomic Wonderland' which, in his words, reflects 'a continuing battle with the meaning of progress, the involvement of science and the nature of the atomic age'. Tim was a key staff member of the Australian Science Archives Project and was one of the prime movers that led to the development of ASAP's web presence, in particular .

  • Education - BA(Hons), University of Melbourne, majoring in History and Philosophy of Science. Awarded the Dwight Prize for Final Year Honours.
  • Career position - Research Assistant to Professor R.W. Home, Department of History and Philosophy of Science, University of Melbourne, working on various projects concerned with the history of physics in Australia, including .
  • Career position - Casual Tutor in the Department of History and Philosophy of Science, University of Melbourne, teaching 'History of Astronomy' and 'Upheavals in Science'.
  • Education - PhD Studies in History and Philosophy of Science, supported by an Australian Postgraduate Research Award, investigating the 'atomic age' in Australia.
  • Career position - Assistant Archivist with the Australian Science Archives Project, University of Melbourne, with major responsibility for processing the records Edwin Sherbon Hills.
  • Career position - Editor of the , published by the Australian Science Archives Project, University of Melbourne
  • Career position - Archivist with the Australian Science Archives Project, University of Melbourne. Organised a major national conference:
  • Career position - Senior Archivist, Australian Science Archives Project, University of Melbourne, appointed to establish the ASAP Canberra Office at the Australian Academy of Science.
  • Career position - Manager, Canberra Office and Head of Information Services, Australian Science Archives Project, University of Melbourne. Initiated the development of ASAP's Internet publishing and outreach program.

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Sherratt, Timothy Paul
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Anderson, Warwick
    Published: 2005
    Series: Historical Records of Australian Science, 16, 2, 251-253
  3. Noble, Ian
    Published: 2005
    Series: Australian Book Review, 50-51
  4. Philip Crosbie Morrison Guide to Records
    Brash, Stuart; Condé, Anne-Marie; Robin, Libby; McCarthy, Gavan; Sherratt, Tim
    Published: Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, Melbourne, 2004
  5. The Optical Munitions Panel
    Sherratt, Tim; et al
    Published: Australian Science Archives Project, Canberra, 1997
    Series: The Giant's Eye: the Optical Munitions Exhibition
  6. From Beetles to a Nobel Prize: Macfarlane Burnet
    Sherratt, Tim
    Published: 1994
    Series: Australasian Science, Autumn
  7. Pasteur in Australia
    Sherratt, Tim; et al
    Published: Australian Science Archives Project, Canberra, 1997
  8. Howard Florey
    Sherratt, Tim; et al
    Published: Australian Science Archives Project, Canberra, 1997
  9. Migrants and Nomads
    Robin, Libby
    Published: National Museum of Australia Press, Canberra, 2005
    Series: A Change in the Weather: Climate and Culture in Australia, 42-53
  10. Inigo Jones - the Weather Prophet
    Sherratt, Tim
    Published: Australian Science History Club, Sydney, 2005
    Series: given at the Sydney Observatory, Wednesday 6pm
  11. History of Australian Science and Technology Bibliography
    Carlson, Laurie; Evans, Joanne; McCarthy, Gavan; Sherratt, Tim; et al
    Published: Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, ASAPWeb, Melbourne, 1995?-
  12. A Change in the Weather: Climate and Culture in Australia
    Sherratt, Tim; Griffiths, Tom; Robin, Libby
    Published: National Museum of Australia Press, Canberra, 2005
  13. A War Against Disease
    Sherratt, Tim; Condé, Anne-Marie
    Published: 1994
    Series: Australasian Science, Spring
  14. Edwin Sherbon Hills Guide to Records
    Sherratt, Tim; McCarthy, Gavan
    Published: Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, Melbourne, 2004
  15. Minerals Separation Guide to Records
    Scillio, Mark; McCarthy, Gavan; Sherratt, Tim
    Published: Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, 2004
  16. Armin Aleksander Öpik Guide to Records
    O'Sullivan, Lisa; McCarthy, Gavan; Sherratt, Tim
    Published: Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, 2004
  17. Frank Macfarlane Burnet Guide to Records
    McCarthy, Gavan; Manhal, Oscar; O'Sullivan, Lisa; Tropea, Rachel; Sherratt, Tim
    Published: Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, Melbourne, 2001
  18. A Guide to the Records of Edwin Sherbon Hills
    Sherratt, Tim; McCarthy, Gavan
    Published: Australian Science Archives Project, Melbourne, 1992
  19. A Brief Guide to the Records of Minerals Separation Ltd
    Scillio, Mark; McCarthy, Gavan; Sherratt,Tim
    Published: Australian Science Archives Project, Melbourne, 1992
  20. A Brief Guide to the Records of Armin Aleksander Öpik
    O'Sullivan, Lisa; McCarthy, Gavan; Sherratt, Tim
    Published: Australian Science Archives Project, Melbourne, 1992
  21. Bright Sparcs
    McCarthy, Gavan; Sherratt, Tim; Evans, Joanne; et al
    Published: Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, Melbourne, 1994-
  22. CSIRO
    Sherratt, Tim
    Published: Oxford University Press, Melbourne, 1998
    Series: Oxford Companion to Australian History, 164-165
  23. Sherratt, Tim
    Published: 2004
    Series: Historical Records of Australian Science, 15, 1, 121-124
  24. Sherratt, Tim
    Published: Australian Academy of Science, Canberra, 2000
    Series: Historical Records of Australian Science, 13, 4, 536-538
  25. Sherratt, Tim
    Published: Australian Academy of Science, Canberra, 2001
    Series: Historical Records of Australian Science, 13, 4, 538-539
  26. Recovering Science: Strategies and Models for the Past, Present and Future: Proceedings of a Conference Held at the University of Melbourne, October 1992
    Sherratt, Tim; Jooste, Lisa; Clayton, Rosanne
    Published: Australian Science Archives Project, Canberra, 1995
  27. A Political Inconvenience: Australian Scientists at the British Atomic Weapons Tests, 1952-53
    Sherratt, Tim
    Published: 1985
    Series: Historical Records of Australian Science, 6, 2, 137-152
  28. A Guide to the Records of Frank Macfarlane Burnet
    McCarthy, Gavan; Manhal, Oscar; O'Sullivan, Lisa; Sherratt, Tim
    Published: Australian Science Archives Project, Melbourne, 1993
  29. A Guide to the Records of Philip Crosbie Morrison
    Brash, Stuart; Conde Anne-Marie; Robin, Libby; McCarthy, Gavan; Sherratt, Tim
    Published: Australian Science Archives Project, Melbourne, 1993
  30. Political Fallout: Australian Scientists and the Atomic Bomb
    Sherratt, Tim
    Published: 1996
    Series: Australasian Science, Spring
  31. Finding Life in Ancient Corals: Dorothy Hill
    Sherratt, Tim
    Published: 1995
    Series: Australasian Science, Summer
  32. The Many Battles of Jock Marshall
    Sherratt, Tim
    Published: 1996
    Series: Australasian Science, Winter
  33. Career Outline
    Sherratt, Tim; et al
    Published: Australian Science Archives Project, Melbourne, 1993
    Series: Guide to the Records of Edwin Sherbon Hills
  34. "On the beach": Australia's nuclear history
    Sherratt, Tim
    Published: 1996
  35. A Wartime Observatory Observed - the Mount Stromlo Community, 1940-1945
    Sherratt, Tim; Condé, Anne-Marie
    Published: Australian Science Archives Project, Canberra, 1994
  36. Guide to the Records of Frank Macfarlane Burnet
    McCarthy, Gavan; Manhal, Oscar; O'Sullivan, Lisa; Tropea, Rachel; Sherratt, Tim
    Published: Australian Science Archives Project, Melbourne, 1993
  37. A Model Scientist? Edwin Hills
    Sherratt, Tim
    Published: 1993
    Series: Australasian Science, Autumn
  38. No Standing Back: Dame Jean Macnamara
    Sherratt, Tim
    Published: 1993
    Series: Australasian Science, Summer
  39. Communicating with Wild Life
    Sherratt, Tim; Condé, Anne-Marie
    Published: 1992
    Series: Australasian Science, Summer
  40. A Passion for Physics; Joan Freeman
    Sherratt, Tim
    Published: 1993
    Series: Australasian Science, Winter
  41. Australasian Science
    Published: Australian Science Archives Project, 1997
  42. The Giant's Eye: the Optical Munitions Exhibition
    Published: Australian Science Archives Project, 1997

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  1. From cameleers to citizens: Muslims in Australia, 1901-75
    Sherratt, Tim
    Memento (Canberra, A.C.T.)
    [ Article : 2007 ]
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  2. Human elements
    Sherratt, Tim
    A Change in the Weather: Climate and Culture in Australia
    [ Article : 2004 ]
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  3. Hacking heritage : power and participation in digital cultural collections
    Sherratt, Tim
    [ Article : 2016 ]
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  4. Discontents : working for the triumph of content over form, ideas over control, people over systems
    Sherratt, Tim
    [ Archived website, Periodical : 1985-2019 ]
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  5. 'A physicist would be best out of it': George Briggs and the United Nations Atomic Energy Commission
    Sherratt, Tim
    Voices (Canberra)
    [ Article : 1993 ]
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  6. Exploring digital history
    Sherratt, Tim
    Inside History
    [ Article : 2012 ]
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  7. Caring about access
    Sherratt, Tim
    [ Article : 2016 ]
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  8. Myths, mega-projects and making
    Sherratt, Tim
    [ Article : 2015 ]
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  9. Closed access
    Sherratt, Tim
    [ Article : 2016 ]
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  10. A political inconvenience: Australian scientists at the British atomic weapons tests, 1952-1953
    Sherratt, Tim
    Historical Records of Australian Science
    [ Article : 1985 ]
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  1. Archaeological theory : who sets the agenda? / edited by Norman Yoffee and Andrew Sherratt
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  2. His third victim / Helen H. Durrant
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  4. A guide to the records of Frank Macfarlane Burnet / prepared by Gavan McCarthy, Oscar Manhal and Lisa O'Sullivan with Tim Sherratt
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    Portrait of Harold White Fellow, Tim Sherratt at the National Library of Australia, 9 March 2012 / Greg Power
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  1. THE "EMMA SHERRATT."
    Adelaide Observer (SA : 1843 - 1904) Saturday 22 January 1848 p 1 Article
    ... protest.- At this time it was rumoured that Mr Younghusband-intended taking possession of the vessel, and ... 1451 words
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  2. THE "EMMA SHERRATT."
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    ... en is llie' owner of one-half of 'the Emma Sherratt. The other owner* are resident at the Swan, and ... Sherratt left the Mauritius, Mr. Owen sailed for Adelaide, intending to call at the Swan for the express ... 1456 words
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    ... THE " EMMA SHERRATT." ^[From the SouiA Australian Register, 26th January.] _ On Wednesday last, we ... of providing the return cargo, and despatching her within a reasonable time for Port Adelaide, as he ... 1796 words
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  1. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE UNDER REAL PROPERTY ACT. In the matter of the application of The Anglo-Australian Investment, Finance, and Land Company (Limited), mortgagee under memoranda o...
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    ... 11th December, 1890, which date the said Commissioners have appointed as the time upon or after which ... due, and all costs and expenses occasioned by such proceedings, and interest up to the time of such ... 322 words
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  2. NOTICE of intended distribution of estate.—Any person having any claim upon the estate of ANNIE SHERRAIT, late
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 11 September 1992 [Issue No.114] p 6813

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    ... particulars of his claim to the executor James Sherratt, c.o. Fox, O'Brien Maker Sommerville, Solicitors, 65 ... that time the executor may distribute the assets of the estate having regard only to the claims of ... 118 words
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    ... Corporations Law and In the matter of RS. INDUSTRIES PTY LTD, A.C.N. 007 301 804 and WARD & SHERRATT NOMINEES ... abovenamed company by the Supreme Court of Victoria was, on 4 August 1994 file by Ward & Sherratt Nominees ... 301 words
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