Latest blog entries

AMplify ep 23: Dr Robin Torrence

AM Anthropologist Dr Robin Torrence chats with Kim McKay about her research on the function of ancient material on peoples’ daily lives.

By: Alice Gage, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 02 Dec 2016

Do Spiders like music?

Surprising spiders from our Rare Books collection.

By: Adria Castellucci, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 02 Dec 2016

A Journey Back to the Museum

Our friends from the Solomon Islands Archipelago are back in Sydney to discuss the results of the first expedition.

By: Alexandra Nuttall, Category: AMRI, Date: 01 Dec 2016

Pacific Spirit

Review: a High School perspective.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Taliesin Heyman-Griffiths, Category: Science, Date: 01 Dec 2016

Meagre coral spawning following the 2016 mass bleaching

Anne Hoggett, Director of the Lizard Island Research Station, reports on this season's drastically diminished coral spawning.

By: Dr Anne Hoggett, Category: AMRI, Date: 29 Nov 2016

DigiVol spotlight on the nudibranch research of Dr Bill Rudman

DigiVol recently scanned new slides from the extensive collection of this AM malacology trailblazer.

By: Leonie Prater, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 28 Nov 2016

Teachers learn about Spiders

Earlier this month, the Australian Museum Research Institute Education team hosted two events for primary and secondary school teachers.

By: Vanessa Gardos, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 23 Nov 2016

AMplify ep 22: Catherine Timbrell, Exhibition Producer of Spiders – Alive & Deadly

How do you help people learn to love one of the most reviled creatures? Catherine Timbrell talks to Kim McKay about the creation of Spiders.

By: Alice Gage, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 21 Nov 2016

Clam shrimps galore!

The diverse and ever-expanding number of Australian Clam Shrimp species makes for a promising future in their taxonomy and biodiversity.

By: Brian Timms, Category: AMRI, Date: 18 Nov 2016

Australian Freshwater Molluscs

Developed by AMRI scientists, a comprehensive interactive guide to all Australian freshwater molluscs is now freely available to everyone!

By: Dr Anders Hallan, Category: AMRI, Date: 17 Nov 2016