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Q and A with 2015 Eureka Prize winner Professor Tanya Monro

Professor Tanya Monro tells of her Eureka Prize experience and the impact of the win for her and her research team.

By: Vanessa Gardos, Category: Science, Date: 02 May 2016

Tanks Everybody!

Have you ever wondered how large fish specimens are stored here in the Australian Museum collections?

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: AMRI, Date: 27 Apr 2016

AMplify: Episode 5, Dr Mark Eldridge

The AM's Principal Research Scientist in Mammalogy talks to Kim McKay about the impact of climate change on Australian species

By: Alice Gage, Category: At The Museum, Date: 26 Apr 2016

AMplify: Episode 4, Trailblazers Talks – An Evening on Everest

Listen to the live conversation between two giants of Australian exploration, Greg Mortimer and Howard Whelan

By: Alice Gage, Category: At The Museum, Date: 19 Apr 2016

Our current knowledge of the endemic mammals of the Solomon Islands Archipelago

Dr Tyrone Lavery gives us an insight into the research methods and identification of bat and rat species in the Solomon Islands.

By: Alexandra Nuttall, Category: AMRI, Date: 18 Apr 2016

Q and A with 2015 Sleek Geeks Science Eureka Prize winner Paige Bebee

Five minutes with 2015 Sleek Geeks Science Eureka Prize winner Paige Bebee

By: Vanessa Gardos, Category: Science, Date: 14 Apr 2016

AMplify: Episode 3, Dr Jodi Rowley

The AM's amphibian biologist talks discovery and extinction with CEO and Executive Director Kim McKay.

By: Alice Gage, Category: At The Museum, Date: 12 Apr 2016

Closing the gap between species discovery and conservation

Ensuring amphibians new to science are considered in conservation strategies.

By: Timothy Cutajar, Category: AMRI, Date: 12 Apr 2016

Australian Museum Expeditions: Giant Rats and Monkey-Faced Bats of the Solomon Islands Archipelago

The AM launches an expedition to the Solomon Islands and Bougainville to discover more about fascinating mammals of the western pacific.

By: Alexandra Nuttall, Category: AMRI, Date: 06 Apr 2016

AMplify: Episode 2, Dr Chris Reid

Curiosity about the natural world led Entomologist Dr Chris Reid to a museum job at age 12, kicking off a lifetime of research

By: Alice Gage, Category: At The Museum, Date: 05 Apr 2016