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Category: Science

For Arts Sake! – Visiting Bali #5

Good news about organic rice – told by Wayan, one of the community leaders.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 27 Oct 2011

It's a wrap! How to bag a canoe

Why would our Materials Conservation team put a 14.5 metre canoe in a plastic bag?

By: Heather Mackay, Category: Science, Date: 20 Oct 2011

For Arts Sake! – Visiting Bali #4

Rice farming is the basis of refined Balinese culture...

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 20 Oct 2011

For Arts Sake! – Visiting Bali #3

Mythical themes and characters are omnipresent and mingle freely with daily life and modernity.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 19 Oct 2011

Pop-up Squid

Ever wondered what a tiny pop-up squid looks like?

By: Ms Jen Cork, Category: Science, Date: 12 Oct 2011

Pygmy Squid in a dish!

Earlier in the year, Dr Mandy Reid was on a field trip at Sussex Inlet in NSW and collected a new species of Pygmy squid.

By: Ms Jen Cork, Category: Science, Date: 12 Oct 2011

Museum Scientist Wins Prestigious Publishing Prize

A Q&A with Technical Officer Michael Shea, co-winner of the Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales' Whitley Medal, the most sought after prize in Australian zoological publishing.

By: Michael Hugill, Category: Science, Date: 07 Oct 2011

Coral Biodiversity Expedition #4


T
o our great fortune the wind dropped slightly so we had the opportunity to survey the exposed South Eastern slope.

By: Dr Zoe Richards, Category: Science, Date: 30 Sep 2011

Coral trout spawning

Just before sunset on the night of the new moon (27 September 2011) Mike Emslie, Lyle Vail and Anne Hoggett visited a known spawning aggregation site for coral trout not far from the research station.  

By: Dr Zoe Richards, Dr Anne Hoggett, Category: Science, Date: 28 Sep 2011

Coral Biodiversity Expedition #3

The lagoon at Lizard Island is pretty shallow so over spring's low tides, much of the reef is exposed. At high tide, however, the lagoon provides plenty of scope for easy-access diving.

By: Dr Zoe Richards, Category: Science, Date: 28 Sep 2011