Heurist is widely used in individual research projects

This page shows a small sample* of publicly available Heurist applications and web sites derived from Heurist databases.

Title/LinkDescriptionOwner
History and Culture
Dictionary of SydneyBorn digital and first published online in 2009, the Dictionary uses Heurist as its back-end. Around 14,000 entities in a dozen entity types, 750 entries totalling around a million words, and 3,500 multimedia (2013 figures), are linked through 75,000 relationships, annotations and events. (See Exemplars.)DoS Trust, Sydney.
Digital HarlemEvents – primarily arrests and related court records – relating to Harlem from 1915-1930 ('Black Metropolis' ARC project). The database is being extended with a specific study of the events of 1935 ('Year of the Riot' ARC project). Database now in Heurist, although website is still generated from its precursor. (See Exemplars.)Stephen Robertson, George Mason University.
Beyond 1914—The University of Sydney and the Great WarA database tracking the education and military service of approximately 2,500 staff and students of the University of Sydney involved in the First World War. Online website was launched in September 2014. (See Exemplars.)Julia Horne, Nyree Morrison, University of Sydney.
Roehampton Campus Project
This database was set-up to help the collage’s students explore the campus, using its buildings and art works, landscape features and religious sites, archival and image collections to research its architectural history, classical allusions and religious links. The Heurist Team built a Wordpress website to pull in the information from the Heurist database linked to a Zotero library. (See Exemplars.)Dr. Sonya Nevin
Research Fellow / Visiting Lecturer
Department of Humanities
University of Roehampton.
Expert NationExpert Nation, building on the success of Beyond 1914, investigates how Australian university graduates, with World War One experience, contributed to the formation of the post-war Australian nation. (See Expert Nation.) Expert Nation is an ARC funded Discovery Project, led by Dr Tamson Pietsch, Associate Professor Julia Horne and Professor Stephen Garton (USyd) and Professor Kate Darian Smith and Dr James Waghorne (UMelb).
Medieval CookbookA study of a mediaeval cookbook linking menus, recipes and ingredients. EU Masters Research in Alimentation History. (See Exemplars.)Catalina Macias, Columbia.
Art, Media, Art History
Bali Paintings A comprehensive database of collections of Balinese paintings leading to a public website the Virtual Museum of Balinese Paintings (soon to be updated with faceted search and improved layout).*Adrian Vickers, University of Sydney.
Artists DirectoryA database of artists, galleries, exhibitions, venues and relationships to research the development of a 20th century floraison of artistic endeavour.Ron Gallagher, Monash University.
Archaeology and Heritage
Zagora Remote SensingA field project to do remote sensing verification around the site of Zagora in Greece. This was a pre-alpha implementation of the Heurist FAIMS tablet app configuration generator.Adela Sobotkova, UNSW.
Rainforest Stone toolsRecording of existing collections of stone tools from the rainforest areas of Queensland.Alice Buhrich, James Cook University, Queensland.
Hellenization_of_Ancient_ThraceRomania. Inscriptions from Ancient Thrace.Petra Janouchová.
Textual
VET4DLTracking educational service providers, the courses they provide and the funding programs on which they depend.Camilla Couch, TAFE, Sydney.
Other
Guias de ForasterosLina Cuellar Wills, Columbia.
Execution BalladsUna McIllvena, Centre for the History of Emotions.
Religious Nonconformity and Performance in early modern BritainAlison Searle, DECRA, University of Sydney
Early English OperaPatricia Alessi, University of Western Australia.
Sydney Historical MapsAndrew Wilson, University of Sydney.
HuNI Core,Ian Johnson, University of Sydney.
Cherbourg Sports Oral History ProjectAlistair Harvey, University of Queensland.
Early Agricultural Remnants and TechnologyPatty Anderson, CNRS-CEPAM.
Phoenix ProjectJeffrey Glover, University of Atlanta.
Zagora ProjectBeatrice McLoughlin, University of Sydney.
Bahrain sites databaseClaire Reeler, ARCHEFACT, Queensland.
FAIMS Schema RepositoryPenny Crook, UNSW.
Roman MesopotamiaPeter Edwell, Kate daCosta. Macquarie University.
Burns Photo CollectionRoss Burns, Kate daCosta. University of Sydney.
NSW Dairy MachineryCarly Todhunter.

*This is a non-comprehensive list of active and/or recent projects using Heurist. Many applications and sites relate to individual research groups or researcher’s projects and are therefore not publicly available. We will add to this list when possible.

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