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Mysterious? Adventurous? Muddy?

To prepare for an exhibition next year we recently conducted a frontend survey about the topic “deep ocean”. This research was conducted using Survey Monkey, an online survey tool, and after two weeks 792 people had responded.

By: Rubén Reyes, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 11 Apr 2011

Plunging the depths of the deep ocean

Asking questions is what we do in Audience Research. We do it for lots of reasons, and all of them deepen or broaden our understanding of what we are researching. How fitting then that we recenlty conducted research about the deep ocean.

By: Rubén Reyes, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 11 Apr 2011

What you had to say about the deep ocean

In the recent deep ocean frontend survey people were asked the two questions below. Variety is the spice of life!

By: Rubén Reyes, Category: At The Museum, Date: 11 Apr 2011

This week in Fish: undescribed anglerfish and bellowsfish

This week I was delighted to add two beautiful images of the undescribed 'Bare Island' anglerfish. Also added were a 'new species' for the site, the Little Bellowsfish plus some great images of a Common Galaxias and a Scribbled Unicornfish from remote Middleton Reef. From closer to home, the Horned Blenny makes an ever-so-cute appearance. As always, thank you to all contributors!

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 08 Apr 2011

Linkasaurus! #5

Museum-in-a-car, a behind-the-scenes exhibition, label-free objects and more...

By: Michael Hugill, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 08 Apr 2011

Grounding Digital Information Trends Part 2

What do online trends mean for the future role of a museum? More from Kristen Purcell, at Museums and the Web 2011.

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 08 Apr 2011

Grounding Digital Information Trends Part 1

Here's some notes from the key note address given by Kristen Purcell, Associate Director, Pew Internet Project, at the Museums and the Web annual conference in Philadelphia, PA. 

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 08 Apr 2011

What's in the Box - Catchments: Water for Living

The Catchments: Water for Living box is an exciting new resource for high schools.

By: Karen Player, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 07 Apr 2011

(#)WhyILoveMuseums Day

Today is #whyilovemuseumsday on Twitter. Here are some of our favourite tweets so far...

By: Michael Hugill, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 06 Apr 2011

New Aboriginal Dance and Culture Program

An Indigenous Australian Theatre group will perform live.

By: Ms Helen Wheeler, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 06 Apr 2011