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Category: Museullaneous

Pacific land alienation

Land alienation is a problem not just in Papua New Guinea but across Melanesia, and it has the potential to have a catastrophic affect on Melanesian society, according to one of the region's most experienced anthropologists, Museum Research Associate Kirk Huffman.

By: Brendan Atkins, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 20 Apr 2011

Agile development for museums

We’ve been thinking lots about agile / rapid development models as we begin to delve into the wonderful world of apps. But, what is it and what does it mean for museums? 

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 20 Apr 2011

Short notes from Transformations Conference

Here are my quick notes from this conference held in Melbourne on 14-15 April.

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 16 Apr 2011

Old Spirit House

Behind the doors of the old Spirit House.

By: Patricia Egan, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 15 Apr 2011

Linkasaurus #6

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

By: Michael Hugill, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 15 Apr 2011

Asparagus fern on Lord Howe Island

The earliest known photo showing the noxious weed Asparagus fern growing on Lord Howe Island in 1923.

By: Vanessa Finney, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 14 Apr 2011

Our oldest display case

Next week we begin a project to conserve and re-interpret the heritage crocodile case and its contents on Level 2.

By: Vanessa Finney, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 14 Apr 2011

Mysterious? Adventurous? Muddy?

To prepare for an exhibition next year we recently conducted a frontend survey about the topic “deep ocean”. This research was conducted using Survey Monkey, an online survey tool, and after two weeks 792 people had responded.

By: Rubén Reyes, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 11 Apr 2011

Plunging the depths of the deep ocean

Asking questions is what we do in Audience Research. We do it for lots of reasons, and all of them deepen or broaden our understanding of what we are researching. How fitting then that we recenlty conducted research about the deep ocean.

By: Rubén Reyes, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 11 Apr 2011

Linkasaurus! #5

Museum-in-a-car, a behind-the-scenes exhibition, label-free objects and more...

By: Michael Hugill, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 08 Apr 2011