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By Author: Michael Hugill

Social Musings: Stories from July

What's been happening on the Museum's Facebook and Twitter accounts? Online Producer Michael Hugill cuts out the stats and pastes in some of our more interesting social media stories (in a picture book format no less).

By: Michael Hugill, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 16 Aug 2012

Niue's Only Endemic Butterfly Discovered by Museum Researcher

A Q&A with Australian Museum research associate, Rob Lachlan, the discoverer of a very rare species that will soon be the national butterfly of Niue (and feature on a special run of postage stamps!).

By: Michael Hugill, Category: Science, Date: 20 Jul 2012

Point and shoot #3 - Understanding People

Museum photographers Carl Bento and James King on the power and practice of photography. This week, it's 'understanding people'...

By: Michael Hugill, Category: At The Museum, Date: 30 Jan 2012

Point and shoot #2 - Telling Stories

Museum photographers Carl Bento and James King on the power and practice of photography. This week, it's 'telling stories'...

By: Michael Hugill, Category: At The Museum, Date: 30 Jan 2012

The Octopus and the 'Living Fossil': Closer Than We Thought

Q&A with the Museum biologist who helped answer an enduring question about the family tree of the second largest group of animals on earth: molluscs.

By: Michael Hugill, Category: Science, Date: 15 Dec 2011

Jurassic Lounge FTW! (Please vote for us)


J-Lounge is going 'For The Win' in FBi Radio's SMAC awards and we'd really appreciate your vote.
 

By: Michael Hugill, Category: At The Museum, Date: 30 Nov 2011

Ask a curator: What's Yiwarra Kuju?

A Q&A with John Carty, anthropologist and co-curator of our new exhibition, Yiwarra Kuju: The Canning Stock Route.

By: Michael Hugill, Category: At The Museum, Date: 28 Nov 2011

Interview with a teenage Photographer of the Year

The Natural History Museum London and BBC Wildlife Magazine have announced Wagga Wagga's Jack Salzke as the winner of this year's Wildlife Photographer of the Year award, 15-17 years category.

By: Michael Hugill, Category: At The Museum, Date: 25 Nov 2011

The Australian Museum Student Forum 2011


Showcasing the research done by students associated with the Museum...

By: Michael Hugill, Category: Science, Date: 22 Nov 2011

Social Musings: 5 lessons we've learned


Here's a quick look at the top 5 things we've learned since launching our new(ish) social media action plan.

By: Michael Hugill, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 14 Nov 2011