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DigiVol: What... you work with dead insects!

Read here about two volunteers who work on the Digitisation Project

By: Leonie Prater, Category: Science, Date: 24 Nov 2011

Toad Busting: The battle against cane toad invasion

The battle continues with the cane toads that will soon be reaching the Bungle Bungle range in the World Heritage Listed Purnululu National Park in Western Australia.

By: Isabelle Kingsley, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 23 Nov 2011

The Australian Museum Student Forum 2011


Showcasing the research done by students associated with the Museum...

By: Michael Hugill, Category: Science, Date: 22 Nov 2011

What, no sibling rivalry?

The Scott sisters exhibition 'Beauty from Nature' closes next week, on Sunday 27th November.

By: Vanessa Finney, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 18 Nov 2011

This week in Fish: Murray Cod Movie

This week we show movies taken at depths of 4 m and 2400 m.  The first movie shows what may be the first footage ever taken of a Murray Cod guarding its eggs in a dam.  The second movie shows a Threadfin Seasnail swimming down a deep rocky slope.  As always there are also some great images.  Thank you to everyone who contributed.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 18 Nov 2011

Solar Power...but not as you know it

Solar power delivered from space! Science fact or science fiction? 

By: Jonathon Cant, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 18 Nov 2011

iPads for evaluation and audience research

 What is the role of iPads for 21st century museum evaluation & audience research?

By: Irene Rubino, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 17 Nov 2011

iPads as tools for museum interpretation

How have iPads been used in the museum field so far?

By: Irene Rubino, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 17 Nov 2011

'A dear friend by the strange shore'

'Let me meet you once more! A dear friend by the strange shore.' Captain Nomure, 19/11/1911.

By: Vanessa Finney, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 17 Nov 2011

For Arts Sake! – Visiting Bali #10

What should we eat in Bali?

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 16 Nov 2011