Our People

Professor Julian Meyrick

Professor Julian Meyrick is Professor of Creative Arts at Flinders University, Artistic Counsel for the State Theatre Company of South Australia and author of histories of the Nimrod Theatre and the MTC, a Currency House Platform Paper, and numerous articles on Australian theatre, cultural policy and contemporary dramaturgy. View profile

Dr Tully Barnett

Dr Tully Barnett is Research Fellow on the Laboratory Adelaide: The Value of Culture project at Flinders University  looking at ways of valuing arts and culture beyond economic dollars. She also conducts research on literary engagements with new technologies including mass digitisation projects, digital reading experiences and new media literatures. View profile

Professor Robert Phiddian

Professor Robert Phiddian is Professor in English Literature at Flinders University and is a scholar of satire. Robert was the Founding Director of the Australasian Consortium of Humanities Research Centres (2011-2018) and is now a board member of the organisation.  He teaches in literary studies and his research areas are Jonathan Swift, political cartoons and the public humanities. View profile

Heather Robinson

Heather Robinson is a PhD candidate at Flinders University working with the Laboratory Adelaide: The Value of Culture project.  She comes to the PhD candidature after a career in the arts, culture and collecting sectors. She has served as Executive Producer of the Adelaide Festival of Ideas.  Her research considers the cultural value that accrues around libraries, using the State Library of South Australia as a case study. View profile

Elizabeth Weeks

Elizabeth Weeks is the Research Assistant with the Laboratory Adelaide project. She completed her Honours degree in philosophy, looking at how literature illuminates and expands the meaning of moral conceptions. Elizabeth is currently researching the power of handmade things and the role of Instagram in supporting small makers.