Sarah Holcombe

Australian National University

Sarah Holcombe is a research fellow at the National Center for Indigenous Studies at the Australian National University, in Canberra.

As a social anthropologist she has 20 years research experience in remote and very remote areas of the Northern Territory, Western Australia and western Queensland. This research has been a balance of applied and academic anthropology with eight of these years spent working as a regional anthropologist for, respectively, the Central and Northern Land Councils.

Before joining the NCIS, Holcombe was a research fellow at the ANU Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research (CAEPR) where she spent five and a half years.

Featured Work

JUN 1, 2010 Podcast

Public Ethics Radio: Sarah Holcombe on Indigenous Intellectual Property Rights

What rules should govern business and academic interactions with so-called traditional knowledge? Sarah Holcombe examines questions of knowledge management, intellectual property rights, and research ethics ...