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Category: Museullaneous

Interest in Ancient Cultures

What interests visitors about ancient cultures?

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 11 Sep 2009

Citizen Science

The Centre for Advancement of Informal Science Education (CAISE) have released a report on "citizen science".

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 11 Sep 2009

Visitors' Interest in Science

This post summarises a number of studies that have looked at visitors' interest in science at museums.

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 08 Sep 2009

'Categorising visitors'?

I have been asked how (and why) researchers categorise visitors. Well, here's some of the ways they do that (and a little speculation as to why they do that)!

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 31 Aug 2009

Biodiversity Exhibition Evaluations

A question from Georgina Bishop, Natural History Museum, London...

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 25 Aug 2009

Kids talk about the Internet

What do young people think about the internet?

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 31 Jul 2009

Skeletons Exhibition Evaluation

As part of the review of the Museum Renewal Project an evaluation was undertaken into how visitors were responding to the Skeletons exhibition. This study aimed to understand the background to the exhibit, what was originally intended to be its aims and messages, how this exhibit is viewed now by visitors and how well it meets the Museum’s current criteria.

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 29 Jul 2009

Engaging audiences: what do visitors want?

What do visitors want from their museum visit?

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 16 Jul 2009

Climate Change and Museums

What audience research has the Museum conducted done on the topic of climate change? This post outlines our initial studies conducted 2006-2007.

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 02 Jul 2009

Teachers' College 12 June 2009

On Friday 12 June, 32 teachers and 12 Museum staff came together to talk about how we can provide inspiring learning experiences for students using the rich resources of the Museum.

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 18 Jun 2009