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A mobile app or a mobile website?

Continuing on the mobile musing path, when should you build a mobile website and when a mobile app?

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 18 Oct 2012

Kermadec memories

It seems like only yesterday that we were diving on the sides of volcanos in the Kermadec Islands.  It was certainly a fantastic trip.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 18 Oct 2012

From San Antonio to Sydney

The Museum's social media team received a very pleasant message on Facebook recently. A young student from Texas had used our website to make a model of an Ocean Sunfish (mola mola) and was wondering if we'd like to add it to our Deep Oceans exhibition...

By: Michael Hugill, Category: At The Museum, Date: 18 Oct 2012

Rolling out mobile products

How do you promote and market apps to potential users, while engaging them before, during and after a physical visit?  

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 17 Oct 2012

User-testing mobile apps

What's the process when user-testing mobile apps (or any other digital product)? 

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 17 Oct 2012

Where are we at with mobile?

Where are we up to with developing and implementing mobile in our both our physical and online sites?

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 17 Oct 2012

A Deep Sea Proposal...

The Australian Museum holds special memories for all of us, but for Vicki and her new fiancé Dee-J, their memories will forever be just that little bit more special...

By: Tim Moulton, Category: At The Museum, Date: 15 Oct 2012

Kiwis track Great White Sharks

A team of New Zealand scientists are researching the secret lives of White Sharks.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 13 Oct 2012

This week in Fish: Banded (not sliced) Cucumberfish

This week we feature a rare Banded Cucumberfish that was caught at a depth of about 500 m. The species was only scientifically named in 2010. Thank you to Hal Epstein for sending images, then dropping the fish off at the museum.  Welcome also to Ghost Flathead researcher Yuki Nagano who is visiting this week.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 12 Oct 2012

Gamification, Audiences and Social Good

Gamification is an emerging practice involving applying game elements and design techniques to non-game contexts. What are some of the benefits and potential risks in museum contexts?

By: Chris Lang, Category: At The Museum, Date: 12 Oct 2012