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Category: Science

Our Global Neighbours: Noken from Papuan Highlands

The versatile native bag as a cultural heritage.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 29 Oct 2013

Our Global Neighbours: Female Warrior Srikandi and Modernity

A role model for Indonesian women.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 24 Oct 2013

Our Global Neighbours: Young Visitors from Indonesia

Australia-Indonesia Youth Exchange Program.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 22 Oct 2013

Nursemaid to the Fishes - Gilbert Percy Whitley

A passion born from “insatiable curiosity and an ability to draw” resulted in 37,000 fish specimens to be documented by Gilbert Whitley.

By: Alison Leeson, Category: Science, Date: 09 Oct 2013

Redheads and insects

What do entomologists and phillumenists have in common? The appreciation of a good matchbox.

By: Anna Namuren, Category: Science, Date: 09 Oct 2013

Collecting: Document as Object

Stone rubbing - a copy of the inscription on the Nestorian Stele in China - early Christian document.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 08 Oct 2013

A Week of Fish: Not your average 'goldfish'

Wow! This is definitely not your average 'goldfish'.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 04 Oct 2013

Elsie Bramell

As an intern in the Archives, researching the records of the Anthropology department, I was met with the fascinating story of Elsie Bramell.

By: Elizabeth McKinnon, Category: Science, Date: 26 Sep 2013

A Week of Fish: The Frog(fish) Prince!

This week we bring you a very fishy version of 'The Frog Prince'.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 20 Sep 2013

Our Global Neighbours: Drugs

From culture to crime.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 19 Sep 2013