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Australia Day Debate - Live Broadcast

In conjunction with the Australia Day Debate today at 2:30pm EST, we are broadcasting the event live on the web.

By: Jen Cork, Category: At The Museum, Date: 23 Jan 2011

Nudibranchs in Antarctica

Meet Dr Nerida Wilson, one of several new recruits who are boosting the Museum's research capability. Nerida specialises in sea slugs and sea snails.

By: Brendan Atkins, Category: Science, Date: 21 Jan 2011

This week in web: 21 January 2011

Continuing the measurement theme again this week, we have been looking at our stats for November and December 2010 and found some interesting stuff. 

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 21 Jan 2011

Our top 50 animals!

What animals are people looking for on our website? Here’s a quick summary.

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 19 Jan 2011

Bring your Game

As part of the Sydney Festival 2011 the " Bring Your Game" forum was organized out at Campbelltown Arts Centre which featured some of Hip Hops top talents from Australia and Aotearoa - New Zealand to share in this worldwide phenomenon.

By: Dion Peita, Category: Science, Date: 17 Jan 2011

This week in web: 14 January 2011

Well, this post is really about the past 18 months in web. What’s happened since we launched our site? 

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 14 Jan 2011

More on Facebook

Are we too obsessed with Facebook?

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 14 Jan 2011

If the thylacine is extinct does it matter if Harry Burrell's was real?

The debate about the subject and meaning of Harry Burrell's thylacine photo, first published by the Australian Museum in 1921, has recently been revisited.

By: Patricia Egan, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 14 Jan 2011

The Australian Museum website

Do we need yet another blog about museums and the web? Well, probably not, but this blog will take a weekly look at what’s happening on our website, plus postings of any other items we come across while travelling in the wonderful world of the web. To get us started, here’s some history...

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 13 Jan 2011

Mobile apps: to charge or not to charge?

The mobile world is here to stay, I think we all agree with that. The next big thing for museums then is developing applications for smartphones. Whether to charge or not to charge for these seems to be the question ... or is it??  

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 11 Jan 2011