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By Author: Maxine Kauter

Indiana Jones Dreaming - Virtual Expeditions

Have you heard about the Biodiversity Volunteer Portal? You might be suprised by where it will lead you.  

By: Maxine Kauter, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 27 May 2014

Australian Museum Research Institute Collections and Climate Change Seminar

Our first Australian Museum Research Institute (AMRI) seminar: "What can museum collections reveal about climate change?".

By: Maxine Kauter, Category: Science, Date: 21 Mar 2014

A Close Encounter of the Climate Kind: Mick Aschroft shares his experiences at the frontier

Two of our researchers are pioneering new techniques for measuring changes in climate on small, and revealing scales.

By: Maxine Kauter, Dr Mick Ashcroft, Category: Science, Date: 30 Apr 2013

Natural science conservator, Silvia Da Rocha, awarded ICON internship

Australian Museum natural science conservator Silvia Da Rocha has been awarded the prestigious ICON internship for young conservators. 

By: Maxine Kauter, Category: Science, Date: 26 Mar 2013

Museum Research Associate wins John Mulvaney Book Award

Our research associates continue to produce award-winning publications.

By: Maxine Kauter, Category: Science, Date: 15 Jan 2013

What exactly is museum science and how does it help? (Timor-Leste Expedition)

As the second and final portion of our expedition to Timor-Leste wraps up we talk about what exactly museum science is and how valuable it can be today.

By: Maxine Kauter, Category: Science, Date: 30 Nov 2012

Australian Centre for Wildlife Genomics has launched

Our new centre will answer questions about forensics, conservation and biodiversity.

By: Maxine Kauter, Category: Science, Date: 20 Nov 2012

Museum Scientist wins 2012 Whitley Book Award

A book on squat lobsters co-edited by the Museum’s Dr Shane Ahyong has won the Whitley award for best invertebrate natural history book.

By: Maxine Kauter, Category: Science, Date: 20 Nov 2012

Dissecting Microscope donated to Marine Invertebrates

Thanks to the generosity of a donor to the Australian Museum Foundation, the Marine Invertebrates group has been able to upgrade equipment by purchasing two new dissecting microscopes.

By: Maxine Kauter, Category: Science, Date: 14 Aug 2012

From the Collection: Bigeye Sixgill shark

An interview with Dr Sally Reader about this Bigeye Sixgill Shark which was recently added to the collection.

By: Maxine Kauter, Category: Science, Date: 24 Jul 2012