Latest blog entries

The Australian Museum Science Festival 2015

Each year the Australian Museum celebrates National Science Week with the Australian Museum Science Festival (AMSF).

By: Category: At The Museum, Date: 17 Sep 2015

The Mighty Aztecs: Rediscovering a lost culture

Who were the Mexihcah?

By: Ashleigh Harrington, Category: At The Museum, Date: 16 Sep 2015

AMRI ichthyologist awarded top honour

AMRI Senior Fellow Dr Jeff Leis receives the most prestigious award in fish systematics

By: Dr Jodi Rowley, Category: AMRI, Date: 04 Sep 2015

Recovering a 'lost collection' - the Saemann minerals

Not much has been written about our oldest surviving mineral collection because for more than 150 years it’s been almost lost to sight.

By: Rose Docker, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 03 Sep 2015

DigiVol: Thespians, gourmets, travellers… citizen scientists

Find out more here about two very different experiences shared by DigiVols outside of the lab.

By: Leonie Prater, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 02 Sep 2015

Streamwatch MicroVols

The Citizen Science program Streamwatch now has volunteers working in the Australian Museum Entomology lab.

By: Greg McDonald, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 31 Aug 2015

1939 Simpson Desert Expedition

The first expedition to the Simpson Desert by a member of the Museum staff.

By: Ms Prue Walker, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 27 Aug 2015

Assessing the genetic diversity of captive Greater Bilby populations

How well do captive breeding programs conserve genetic diversity?

By: Dr Mark Eldridge, Dr Emily Miller, Category: AMRI, Date: 25 Aug 2015

Sydney fly turns up in Los Angeles

The origin and distribution of a little yellow fly is solved after 90 years.

By: Dr Shane McEvey, Category: AMRI, Date: 25 Aug 2015

Monitoring life on the beach

How much do the methods we use matter when monitoring the tiny critters that call the beach home?

By: Dr Lucia Fanini, Dr Jim Lowry, Category: AMRI, Date: 24 Aug 2015