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This week in Fish: Whiskered Prowfish and Common Seadragon mortality

It's a 'short'week' due to the Easter break. We feature some great new movies and factsheets along with an interesting telephone call from past Australian Museum staff member Phil Colman.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 31 Mar 2010

New Exhibition - Tiwi Footy

Our next upstairs temporary show looks at something unusual for the Australian Museum - sport.

By: Michael Harvey , Category: At The Museum, Date: 28 Mar 2010

The Story of Bottled Water

What is the truth behind bottled water?

By: Parrys Raines, Category: Science, Date: 28 Mar 2010

Australian Museum Visitors: hobbies and interests

What other interests, hobbies, group memberships etc do our visitors have??

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 26 Mar 2010

This week in Fish: Visiting researchers and Weeping Toadfish predators

This week we feature the visits of two researchers, a fish photographer page was updated from the old site, we find out about the predators of the Weeping Toadfish and as always plenty of new fishy content was added.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 26 Mar 2010

What did visitors' say about the Body Art exhibition?

The Museum developed and hosted the Body Art exhibition in 2000 and 2002. We undertook several visitor surveys and here’s some of what visitors' had to say.

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: At The Museum, Date: 25 Mar 2010

Museums and Web 2.0

Notes and links for a Masterclass I'm teaching on March 24, 2010, for University of Technology students.

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 24 Mar 2010

Sand paintings from Enga

Traditional culture meets modernism in new artworks from the highlands of Papua New Guinea, writes Dr Robin Torrence.

By: Dr Robin Torrence, Category: Science, Date: 24 Mar 2010

Plastiki heads to Oz

Early this morning our time the Plastiki Expedition left San Francisco on its journey to Sydney.

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

Twitter in the classroom boosts student engagement

How does using Twitter with students boost their learning and engagement? Mashable explains how...

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 19 Mar 2010