The primary researchers involved in this project are from Australia (Professors Margaret Sankey and Jean Fornasiero, and Associate Professor John West-Sooby) and Europe (Professor Michel Jangoux) and work across a range of disciplines from the historical and literary to the scientific. Dr Nicole Starbuck completed a PhD as part of the project.

In addition, Dr Jennifer Genion provided the administrative coordination and other invaluable support and many other scholars have contributed to the project by carrying out transcriptions and translations. Their contributions have been recognized in the preamble to each individual document.