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Category: Museullaneous

Yet more on the crocodile case restoration

Unfortunately, not all is going to plan on the refurbishment of the crocodile case this week.
 

By: Vanessa Finney, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 13 May 2011

Stripping the crocodile case

Furniture conservator Ray Gurney's first challenge is to strip the crocodile case back to its base wood layer.

By: Vanessa Finney, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 05 May 2011

Tablets and mobile shopping: what’s the connection?

The world is getting smaller – and so are our computers. What does this mean?  

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 02 May 2011

Diving in deep oceans, with the whole family!


A couple of weeks ago, I spent some time in Search & Discover, talking to family’s about our upcoming exhibition on deep oceans...
 

By: Ms Marloes Schepers, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 29 Apr 2011

Linkasaurus #7

What's the point of a museum website? Or a museum wikipedia page? Or a museum truck?

By: Michael Hugill, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 29 Apr 2011

Mobile is transforming everyday shopping

So says the latest research from Google - "The Constantly Connected Consumer".

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 29 Apr 2011

Dr Sandy talks whales

Dr Sandy Ingelby, Manager of Mammalogy, shares how the Museum will be involved in the collection and disposal of the sperm whale specimen recently found on the rocks of Sydney’s Newport Beach.

By: Ms Jen Cork, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 29 Apr 2011

My impressions from TCC11

I attended the Transformations in Cultural Communictaion Conference the other week. The aim of this year's conference was to “... draw together leading researchers and professionals to explore the tangible ways in which social media can engage culturally diverse audiences”. Here's some of what I gleaned...

By: Rubén Reyes, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 21 Apr 2011

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