Beata Dawson is a Ph.D. candidate at Curtin University (Media Culture and Creative Arts / Information Studies). She holds a Masters Degree in Information Management from Curtin University (2014), and a Bachelor Degree in Pedagogy from Eszterhazy Karoly Foiskola (currently Eszterhazy Karoly University of Applied Sciences), in Eger, Hungary (2001). Before she moved to Perth, Australia she partially completed her postgraduate degree in Library Informatics (2007), and had qualifications in Foreign Trade and Customs Administration (1993, 1994), as well.
She previously worked in foreign economics area, and as an educator, and is currently working in information management.
She has conducted research in educational history, child protection, drug prevention, and in the information field: in library history, and in online information retrieval.
Her current research is cross-disciplinary and related to communication technology, digital media, heritage and museum studies.
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The story of the Markham car collection