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Category: Museullaneous

Knowing the Collections audit report

There have been various media stories in the past few days concerning the Museum's collections. These stories relate to the recommendations of the Audit Office of NSW in the report Knowing the Collections: Australian Museum, released on 1 September 2010. Read on for further clarification and information.
 

By: Frank Howarth, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 03 Sep 2010

Kids Teaching Kids - Solutions in the Works

Kids Teaching Kids is an amazing program that places environmental solutions to kids, "our future." One of the founders of this program argued that famous phrase we have all heard when we were young "you are the future" with the question "why can't I be the future now?" Hence Kids Teaching Kids. Read on to learn about what one imaginative class presented...

By: Jennifer Miller, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 03 Sep 2010

The Science of Climate Change: Questions and Answers

The Science of Climate Change: Questions and Answers was launched on 16 August 2010 by the Australian Academy of Science, Canberra as part of National Science Week.

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 02 Sep 2010

Science in the City - The Final Lap!

Although my final day approached, the remaining Museum staff would continue Science in the City for another two days, this time at the Australian Museum. This event left me quite inspired and worked with the best of people. And the buzz from the first day continued!

By: Jennifer Miller, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 01 Sep 2010

Introducing Jennifer Miller

Jennifer is interning with me for six weeks (August-September 2010). Here's a little bit about her.

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 31 Aug 2010

Science in the City - the Marathon Begins!

With great excitement, Science in the City began! New to it all, I was caught in a whirlwind of energy and lots and lots of High school kids. Find out what buzz was stirred during the first day of Science in the City (16 August).

By: Jennifer Miller, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 31 Aug 2010

Science in the City - A Marathon of Heroes

Science in the City (which also expands to Science in the Suburbs and Science in the Bush) is a week long event aimed at High school students of all grade levels. It is designed to encourage them towards an interest in the sciences and to expose them to the diverse field of science. This is truly a marathon of heroes from the lecturers who hardly have pause between classes to the staff and volunteers that patiently control the mass of students and at the end of the day, the smiles and humor still stands.

By: Jennifer Miller, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 31 Aug 2010

Ask a curator...1 September 2010

Wednesday 1 September is not only the beginning of Spring (or Fall if you're in the wrong end of the hemisphere), it's international "Ask a curator..." day!

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 31 Aug 2010

Life Beyond the Tomb Exhibition Evaluation 2005

Here's a summary of findings from the Life Beyond the Tomb 2005 exhibition evaluation

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 31 Aug 2010

Life and Death Under the Pharaohs 1998 Evaluation

Here's a summary of findings from the Life and Death Under the Pharaohs 1998 exhibition evaluation

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 31 Aug 2010