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Category: Museullaneous

Geological relief map of NSW

Constructing the geological relief map of NSW which hangs on the wall in the MIneral Gallery

By: Patricia Egan, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 21 Aug 2011

The optimum time to post

What time of day is best to post new online content to gain maximum exposure?? 

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 12 Aug 2011

Smartphones and apps research findings

From March to May 2011 we collected data about visitors’ use of their smartphones. A simple four-page survey asked questions about type of phone, features used, number of apps downloaded/used and their perceptions of value of mobile apps. Here's what we found.  

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 12 Aug 2011

Three weeks to opening night

A chance to reflect on the process, now that it is only three weeks until the Scott sisters exhibition opens on 3rd September.

By: Vanessa Finney, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 12 Aug 2011

Science in the City: Sparking Interest

A trip down memory lane ends up at Space Camp.

By: Michelle DelCarlo, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 11 Aug 2011

Do you go to bed with your mobile?

44% of UK residents do! 

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 09 Aug 2011

Inside out

The case has been flipped over, revealing that it was originally on castors.

By: Vanessa Finney, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 09 Aug 2011

Redeveloping the Museum’s front page

Given the changes in how we use technology, especially the rise of tablets and mobile devices, what is the role of a website front page? 

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 08 Aug 2011

How do visitors use our website front page?

As we start on redeveloping our front page we took a look at some Google stats to see what was happening. The findings were quite a surprise! 

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 08 Aug 2011

What do users thinks about our current front page?

Our intern, Marloes Schepers, interviewed twenty-one visitors to seek their opinion about our current front page. Here’s what they thought. 

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 08 Aug 2011