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Science in the City - The Final Lap!

Although my final day approached, the remaining Museum staff would continue Science in the City for another two days, this time at the Australian Museum. This event left me quite inspired and worked with the best of people. And the buzz from the first day continued!

By: Jennifer Miller, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 01 Sep 2010

Introducing Jennifer Miller

Jennifer is interning with me for six weeks (August-September 2010). Here's a little bit about her.

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 31 Aug 2010

Science in the City - the Marathon Begins!

With great excitement, Science in the City began! New to it all, I was caught in a whirlwind of energy and lots and lots of High school kids. Find out what buzz was stirred during the first day of Science in the City (16 August).

By: Jennifer Miller, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 31 Aug 2010

Science in the City - A Marathon of Heroes

Science in the City (which also expands to Science in the Suburbs and Science in the Bush) is a week long event aimed at High school students of all grade levels. It is designed to encourage them towards an interest in the sciences and to expose them to the diverse field of science. This is truly a marathon of heroes from the lecturers who hardly have pause between classes to the staff and volunteers that patiently control the mass of students and at the end of the day, the smiles and humor still stands.

By: Jennifer Miller, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 31 Aug 2010

Ask a curator...1 September 2010

Wednesday 1 September is not only the beginning of Spring (or Fall if you're in the wrong end of the hemisphere), it's international "Ask a curator..." day!

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 31 Aug 2010

Life Beyond the Tomb Exhibition Evaluation 2005

Here's a summary of findings from the Life Beyond the Tomb 2005 exhibition evaluation

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 31 Aug 2010

Life and Death Under the Pharaohs 1998 Evaluation

Here's a summary of findings from the Life and Death Under the Pharaohs 1998 exhibition evaluation

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 31 Aug 2010

Frill Shark in Japan

The Frill Shark normally lives in oceanic waters at depths from 120 m to 1500 m. This fish was filmed alive (although most likely moribund) by Japanese divers.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 29 Aug 2010

Megamouth Shark movie

The movie shows an underwater encounter with a rare Megamouth Shark.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 29 Aug 2010

This week in Fish: Fantastic fish feeding footage

This week we show footage of Marlin, whales and seals feeding. There is also great footage of sharks and an Oilfish from the Coral Sea.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 27 Aug 2010