Participants & Supporters

Project Participants

Project Participants

James Hunter

James Hunter (Co-Principal Investigator, Protector Survey) is a Research Fellow at the South Australian Maritime Museum and an Associate Lecturer with the Flinders University Department of Archaeology. James is also an expert in armament, hull construction and Australia’s colonial military. He is directing the maritime archaeological survey of the Protector.  

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Emily Jateff

Emily Jateff (Co-Principal Investigator, Protector Survey) is a Curator at the South Australian Maritime Museum. She is in charge of operations for the Protector survey at Heron Island and synthesis of collected data for the exhibition at the SA Maritime Museum. She also coordinates the SA Maritime Museum’s role as Partner Investigator on the ARC Linkage Project Accessing Australia’s photographic history

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Helen Carter

Helen Carter is a Lecturer with the Flinders University Department of Screen and Media. Helen is the Director and Executive Producer of the Protector project documentary (in production). 

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Anton van den Hengel

Anton van den Hengel is the Director of the Australian Centre for Visual Technologies at the University of Adelaide. He formed the ACVT in 2006 and it has since grown to over 40 members. His research income over the last 5 years is in excess of $12M. Anton is the Chief Investigator on the ARC Linkage Project Accessing Australia’s photographic history, which uses Protector as a test case for 3D visualisation of history through image collections. 

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Edward Slaughter

Edward Slaughter was formerly the Queensland state maritime archaeologist at the Museum of Tropical Queensland and Senior Maritime Archaeologist at the Queensland Department of Environment and Heritage Protection. Currently a consultant and completing a Masters of Museum Studies at the University of Queensland, Ed's experience in recording and interpreting Queensland shipwrecks is invaluable for the Protector survey. 

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Ian MacLeod

Ian MacLeod is the Executive Director of Fremantle Museums and Maritime Heritage. Ian gained his PhD in electrochemistry and has 26 years of experience in corrosion measurements on shipwrecks in Australia, Scotland, Canada, USA, Portugal, Finland and Micronesia. Ian will pH and UTM data to determine Protector’s rate of corrosion. 

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Kevin Jones

Kevin Jones is the Director of the South Australian Maritime Museum. He has worked in state and national museums for over twenty years and is a past president of the Australian Maritime Museums Council. Kevin is responsible for oversight of the museum, including the 2015 exhibition. 

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