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Category: Museullaneous

DigiVol - Mel Ward's Crustaceans

Come crabbing with us on an expedition through Fiji, Hawaii, Cuba and the Atlantic coast of the USA…. all from the comfort of your couch!

By: Marsha Canning, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 22 May 2013

DigiVol: Who are the coolest kids on the block?

DigiVol volunteers wearing their new colourful T shirts.

By: Leonie Prater, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 17 Apr 2013

Housing required: chiton shells seek preservation

How much can be said about the process of putting some shells in a new box? Possibly more than you’d think!

By: Wendy Richards, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 16 Apr 2013

Pinning interest in museums

The interest in Pinterest is not waning. What can Pinterest do for museums? What can museums do with Pinterest?

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 04 Apr 2013

Elizabeth Pope - Zoologist

From Scientific Assistant to Deputy Director.

By: Ms Prue Walker, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 28 Mar 2013

Social Musings: Stories from February

What have we been up to on Facebook and Twitter? Let's cut out the stats and paste in some of the more interesting social media stories.

By: Michael Hugill, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 21 Mar 2013

Contesting identity – paintings from Lake Sentani

Barkcloth paintings from the Museum’s collections highlight cultural tensions in West Papua, says Yvonne Carrillo-Huffman.

By: Brendan Atkins, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 20 Mar 2013

DigiVol: A Game of Kai-Awase Anyone?

A painted clam shell from Japan in Malacology caught our imaginations and led to some creative story telling  by DigiVol.

By: Leonie Prater, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 20 Mar 2013

Alexander’s nearest and dearest

Who can a king trust? Elizabeth Baynham reveals who was closest to Alexander the Great.

By: Brendan Atkins, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 20 Mar 2013

Crowdfunding - what's possible?

Veronica Mars, the Tesla Museum and Eric the pliosaur. Is crowdfunding the way of the future for museums?

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 14 Mar 2013