Latest blog entries

Celebrating museum science

Without museums, we wouldn’t have discovered a cute, furry critter called the Olinguito – and so much more.

By: Dr Jodi Rowley, Category: AMRI, Date: 15 Aug 2016

Barcoding bollworms

Some of the world’s most destructive crop pests have been tagged and bagged at the Australian Museum.

By: Dr Andrew Mitchell, Category: AMRI, Date: 10 Aug 2016

Through village gardens and into the mist

After months of planning, it's now time to begin the search for Malaita's unknown mammals in the mountains of East Kwaio.

By: Tyrone Lavery, Category: AMRI, Date: 09 Aug 2016

Collaboration is the key to success!

Science is a collective pursuit of bright minds building on those before them to understand the world around us.

By: Clare Watson, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 08 Aug 2016

AMplify: Episode 17, Janet Laurence

Kim McKay in conversation with AM artist-in-residence Janet Laurence after the opening of Deep Breathing (Resuscitation for the Reef).

By: Alice Gage, Category: At The Museum, Date: 04 Aug 2016

Dick Smith voted Australia's favourite explorer

Visitors to Trailblazers: Australia's 50 greatest explorers have voted Dick Smith as their all-time number one.

By: Alice Gage, Category: At The Museum, Date: 02 Aug 2016

Australian Museum 2016 Eureka Prizes finalists announced

Forty-nine finalists have been shortlisted for the 2016 Australian Museum Eureka Prizes.

By: Vanessa Gardos, Category: Science, Date: 29 Jul 2016

AMplify: Episode 16, Trailblazers Talks live – Gaby Kenndard

Aviator Gaby Kennard recorded live at the Australian Museum as part of the Trailblazers Talks series presented by Australian Geographic.

By: Alice Gage, Category: At The Museum, Date: 27 Jul 2016

Streamwatch event

We recently held our mid year event at Warragamba Dam

By: Karen Player, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 27 Jul 2016

Q and A with 2015 Eureka Prize winner Dr Phillip Urquijo

Dr Phillip Urquijo tells of his Eureka Prize experience and the impact of the win on his research.

By: Vanessa Gardos, Category: Science, Date: 25 Jul 2016