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Category: Museullaneous

Making land work?

Two pieces of sandalwood from Vanuatu provide a key for understanding the cultural ties between indigenous people and their land.

By: Brendan Atkins, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 27 Sep 2012

The Survey: What young adults want in museums

To determine the needs and wants of young adults in museum visiting for the audience research study "Engaging Young Adults in Museums", a short ten question online survey was created and distributed to young adults aged 18-26 years via social media websites such as Facebook.

By: Emma Shrapnel, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 25 Sep 2012

Jurassic Lounge: A Case Study

The Jurassic Lounge event can be seen as an ideal model for successfully attracting the young adult audience to museums. A case study was conducted on the event for the audience research study "Engaging Young Adults in Museums".

By: Emma Shrapnel, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 25 Sep 2012

Attempts of museums around the world to capture the young adult audience

What are museums around the world currently doing to capture the young adult audience? The second topic investigated in the audience research study "Engaging Young Adults in Museums".

By: Emma Shrapnel, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 25 Sep 2012

The Barriers of Museum Visiting For Young Adults

The key barriers preventing young adults from attending museums was the first topic investigated in the audience research study "Engaging Young Adults in Museums".

By: Emma Shrapnel, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 25 Sep 2012

Engaging Young Adults in Museums: Reason for Research

“Engaging Young Adults in Museums” an audience research study aimed at discovering the reasons why young adults don't visit museums.

By: Emma Shrapnel, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 25 Sep 2012

Social Musings: Stories from August

What have we been up to on Facebook and Twitter? Online Producer Michael Hugill cuts out the stats and pastes in the more interesting social media stories (in a picture book format no less).

By: Michael Hugill, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 13 Sep 2012

Desirable Specimens

Recent work on the papers of William Henry Hargaves conducted by the Museum’s Rapid Digitisation Project volunteers – has highlighted the intriguing life and times of William Henry Hargraves.

By: Rose Docker, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 22 Aug 2012

Social Musings: Stories from July

What's been happening on the Museum's Facebook and Twitter accounts? Online Producer Michael Hugill cuts out the stats and pastes in some of our more interesting social media stories (in a picture book format no less).

By: Michael Hugill, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 16 Aug 2012

Mapping the North Sea Fisheries: O.T. Olsen’s Piscatorial Atlas (1883)

Sometimes the most ordinary-looking books house hidden treasures.

By: Emma Gray, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 03 Aug 2012