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Applying and sharing research findings

"Why can't researchers, instead of waiting anywhere up to three years for their papers to jump all the hurdles, be part of a real-time market place?"

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

Summative Evaluation: Dinosaur Unearthed Exhibition

Key points from the summative evaluation we did of the Dinosaur Unearthed exhibition in 2006

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 17 Sep 2009

Visitors respond to an exhibition on death

In 2003 the Museum held an exhibition about death - here's a selection of what visitors thought about it.

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: At The Museum, Date: 16 Sep 2009

Micro Monsters

Scanning Electron Microscope images of insects and spiders taken by the Museum’s Sue Lindsay feature in a recent Australia Post stamp issue.

By: Rebecca Hancock, Category: Science, Date: 15 Sep 2009

Snails in 3D

  Find out about a new technique that can build three-dimensional models of the internal anatomy of microsnails and other tiny specimens.

By: Rebecca Hancock, Category: Science, Date: 15 Sep 2009

National Reserve Biodiversity Survey

Scientists and volunteers, with support from government and business, joined forces to undertake a species discovery survey of the Charles Darwin Reserve in Western Australia. Could this type of partnership be a model for the future? The Australian Museum's Dr Dave Britton joined the fieldtrip to find out. 

By: Rebecca Hancock, Category: Science, Date: 15 Sep 2009

Virtual Museum of the Pacific

A virtual platform is being created to unlock the Australian Museum’s world-renowned Pacific Collection for a global audience.

By: Rebecca Hancock, Category: Science, Date: 15 Sep 2009

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

Two new exhibitions

The exhibitions team is in the middle of an amazingly busy and exciting period - two new exhibitions opening inside a fortnight!

By: Michael Harvey , Category: At The Museum, Date: 08 Sep 2009