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Our Global Neighbours: Curious Cook Clubs

Dangerous Caribbean weapons in the Captain Cook Collection.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 29 Oct 2014

Getting to the core of things

Physically numbering objects with registration numbers is an important way of making sure we can identify the objects in our collection.

By: Ms Rebecca Fisher, Category: Science, Date: 27 Oct 2014

Revealing the true identity of a worm

Solving a marine worm mystery: a detective story.

By: Dr Pat Hutchings, Category: Science, Date: 27 Oct 2014

Alert, not alarmed

As the weather warms up and we spend more time outdoors, be aware of the other creatures getting out and about – snakes and spiders.

By: Lisa Robinson, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 22 Oct 2014

Egyptian Past: Little Minions at Work

Cultivating a life of eternal bliss – leaving work to others.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 20 Oct 2014

Science and Art – a fruitful partnership

We help an artist use our mineral collection in new and exciting ways.

By: Ross Pogson, Category: Science, Date: 20 Oct 2014

Science meets survival skills and Aztecs

The Mighty Aztecs and Survival Science might not have much in common

By: Ashleigh Harrington, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 17 Oct 2014

Museum on the Road

Sharing our research and collections with local students isn’t enough for us, so we’re taking the Museum on the road.

By: Karen Player, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 13 Oct 2014

Meet a brand new family of microscopic snails

Sifting through mud has led to the discovery of a new group of gastropods.

By: Dr Anders Hallan, Category: Science, Date: 09 Oct 2014

Discovering the biodiversity of the Greater Mekong

Much of the biodiversity of the Greater Mekong region in Southeast Asia remains undiscovered, but is already under great threat.

By: Dr Jodi Rowley, Category: Science, Date: 06 Oct 2014