By Author: Michael Hugill

Are You Squidding?

An unusual catch brought Big Fish Small Boats's Al McGlashan (and his camera crew) to my lab space at the Museum.

By: Dr Mandy Reid, Michael Hugill, Category: Science, Date: 15 Feb 2013

The Macquarie Street Lion

The King of the Jungle has made his way from an office in the heart of Sydney's CBD to a new 'den' in the Museum.

By: Dr Sandy Ingleby, Michael Hugill, Category: Science, Date: 10 Dec 2012

Interview with an Endangered Species (Timor-Leste Expedition)

What is taxonomy, why is it so important and what does the future hold for it?

By: Dr Pat Hutchings, Michael Hugill, Category: Science, Date: 05 Dec 2012

The Centenary of the 'Adelie Land' Meteorite

We are celebrating a very special Centenary: the finding of the first meteorite from Antarctica, on 5th December 1912.

By: Ross Pogson, Michael Hugill, Category: Science, Date: 03 Dec 2012

Social Musings: Stories from October

What have we been up to on Facebook and Twitter? Online Producer Michael Hugill cuts out the stats and pastes in the more interesting social media stories (in a picture book format no less).

By: Michael Hugill, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 12 Nov 2012

From San Antonio to Sydney

The Museum's social media team received a very pleasant message on Facebook recently. A young student from Texas had used our website to make a model of an Ocean Sunfish (mola mola) and was wondering if we'd like to add it to our Deep Oceans exhibition...

By: Michael Hugill, Category: At The Museum, Date: 18 Oct 2012

A Survey of our Surveyors (Timor-Leste Expedition)

After ten posts, you probably know what I thought of the trip ('twas great!), but what did our scientists make of their time in Timor?

By: Michael Hugill, Category: Science, Date: 26 Sep 2012

24 September: And That's A Wrap (Timor-Leste Expedition)

The collecting component of the Museum's biggest expedition in 100 years has come to an end. A look at the last day as well as a look back.

By: Michael Hugill, Category: Science, Date: 25 Sep 2012

23 September: It Started With A Catch (Timor-Leste Expedition)

Taking a sample is just the beginning and preserving and processing specimens requires more than just the e-word.

By: Michael Hugill, Category: Science, Date: 24 Sep 2012

22 September: Return Of The Pooter (Timor-Leste Expedition)

If you want to access the supralittoral zone, you must first master the pooter. Come on a search with senseis Jim and Rosemary...

By: Michael Hugill, Category: Science, Date: 23 Sep 2012