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What's it like to win a Eureka Prize?

Filmmaker Brandon Gifford visited us recently to share his winning experiences and offer some tips for creating a top entry.

By: Brandon Gifford, Kea Lambert, Category: Science, Date: 16 Apr 2014

Cyclone Ita: Part 3 - The cleanup begins

A blog series about our Lizard Island Research Station's recovery from the cyclone that hit it on Friday 11 April, 2014.

By: Dr Anne Hoggett, Category: Science, Date: 15 Apr 2014

Cyclone Ita: Part 2 - The aftermath

A blog series about our Lizard Island Research Station's recovery from the cyclone that hit it on Friday 11 April, 2014.

By: Dr Anne Hoggett, Category: Science, Date: 15 Apr 2014

Hook, Line & Sinking (Wildlife Photographer of the Year)

The story of how this image (that's been generating a lot of second looks and questions at our exhibition) was taken.

By: Justin Gilligan, Category: At The Museum, Date: 15 Apr 2014

Cyclone Ita: Part 1

A blog series about our Lizard Island Research Station's recovery from the cyclone that hit it on Friday 11 April, 2014.

By: Dr Anne Hoggett, Dr Lyle Vail, Category: Science, Date: 13 Apr 2014

Sharks on the Slab

Sally and Amanda spent several 'aromatic hours' earlier this week processing shark specimens.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 11 Apr 2014

Day in the Life of a Scientist

Our recent Scientist for a Day programs saw budding young scientists get to know our Terrifying Tyrannosaurs and become DNA Detectives.

By: Ashleigh Harrington, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 11 Apr 2014

Make a wish for the Web

Last month was the 25th birthday of the World Wide Web.

By: Anna Namuren, Duncan Loxton, Category: Science, Date: 09 Apr 2014

Egyptology at the Australian Museum

From Egyptomania to Respectable Collection.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 08 Apr 2014

Whip it good!

What do Prince William and an Australian Museum scientist have in common?

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 04 Apr 2014