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Museums and the Web Conference 2010

Links to papers and online summaries from the 2010 Museums and the Web Conference.

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 27 Apr 2010

Smartphones and open content – emerging trends

Smartphones are changing the face of journalism and open content is changing the nature of education – what does this mean for providing museum content on demand?

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 25 Apr 2010

Are we addicted to social media?

A new study from the International Center for Media & the Public Agenda (ICMPA) at the University of Maryland suggests that we are.

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 25 Apr 2010

Interesting plastic facts

I would like to share some plastic facts with you that I found on the plastiki website. Some of these facts are shocking!

By: Parrys Raines, Category: Science, Date: 22 Apr 2010

This week in Fish: Tongue Biters and an incredible spiderfish larva

This week we find out if fishes have tongues and learn about the gruesome tongue biters, we swim on a wreck with a school of Yellowtail Kingfish and view images of an incredible larval spiderfish

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 22 Apr 2010

Tips for looking after our oceans

Here is a short list of how we can all care for our oceans to protect the beautiful marine life that lives there.

By: Parrys Raines, Category: Science, Date: 21 Apr 2010

BugWise for Schools launch

This is a timely first blog post for me. Thursday 22nd April sees the launch of Bugwise for Schools. it will be the culmination of two major projects for investigating invertebrates - Web2spider and Plant2pollinator.

By: Sue Lewis, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 20 Apr 2010

This week in Fish: Robust Ghostpipefish and Banded Humbugs

This week we feature a beautiful image of the Robust Ghostfish, we swim with a school of Bigeye Trevally, have a close-up look at the head of a Spotted Wobbegong and comment on why Pacific Blue-eyes aren't breeding.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 16 Apr 2010

5 gyres

What is a Gyre? And how many are there?

By: Parrys Raines, Category: Science, Date: 15 Apr 2010

Plastiki Update 2

An update on the Plastiki expedition

By: Parrys Raines, Category: Science, Date: 12 Apr 2010