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Category: Museullaneous

iPads as tools for museum interpretation

How have iPads been used in the museum field so far?

By: Irene Rubino, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 17 Nov 2011

'A dear friend by the strange shore'

'Let me meet you once more! A dear friend by the strange shore.' Captain Nomure, 19/11/1911.

By: Vanessa Finney, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 17 Nov 2011

Towards a national cultural policy

Museum Director Frank Howarth asks "What is ‘culture’?" in this foreword to Explore magazine (summer 2011).  

By: Brendan Atkins, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 15 Nov 2011

Social Musings: 5 lessons we've learned


Here's a quick look at the top 5 things we've learned since launching our new(ish) social media action plan.

By: Michael Hugill, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 14 Nov 2011

Dr Smithers' collecting box

Scientists often need to be resourceful - sometimes with a hammer and saw!

By: Duncan Loxton, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 09 Nov 2011

Kava – ‘pacific’ gift to the world?

By enforcing a ban on kava, are we throwing out the baby with the bathwater? asks anthropologist Kirk Huffman.

By: Kirk Huffman, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 08 Nov 2011

Linkasaurus #11

'Curated' for you: the latest web, tech and museum news from across the net...

By: Michael Hugill, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 04 Nov 2011

Art at the Outpost

I went to the opening of "Outpost: Art from the Streets" last night on Cockatoo Island in Sydney Harbour...

By: Frank Howarth, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 04 Nov 2011

Heritage is one of the victims of conflict

A few weeks ago I was standing in the ruins of Stari Bar, or the old town of Bar, in Montenegro. Its an eerie but beautiful place on the coast of Montenegro.

By: Frank Howarth, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 31 Oct 2011

Parents and kids use of social media

Been asked by Serena, our Manager of Members, if we have any data about use of social media by parents and kids. I've found a little but keen to hear of any more...

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 26 Oct 2011