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ASTC 2011 Presentation

Online delivery at the Australian Museum, Sydney - my talking points for the ASTC 2011 conference.

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 17 Oct 2011

The Open and Learning Museum Conference

Attended this conference held in Tampere, Finland, on 11-12 October. Here's some links I promised to post. 

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 15 Oct 2011

A mobile app in development

A case study from Finland: Presentation by Leenu Juurola, Museum of Technology (Tekniikan museo) Finland, at the Open and Learning Museum Conference, Tampere, Finland, 12 October 2011. My edited selection of Leena’s PowerPoint slides are reproduced here with permission.

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 15 Oct 2011

More Power to the EPA

New environmental laws giving the Environmental Protection Authourity (EPA) more power pass in the NSW State Parliment unopposed in the shadow of the Carbon Tax.

By: Jonathon Cant, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 14 Oct 2011

Sample Sizes in Visitor Surveys

I often get asked how many people should we be sampling. How do you work this out?

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 13 Oct 2011

Museum Mascots

It's #MuseumMascot day on Twitter - say whaaat?? 

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 13 Oct 2011

Pop-up Squid

Ever wondered what a tiny pop-up squid looks like?

By: Jen Cork, Category: Science, Date: 12 Oct 2011

Pygmy Squid in a dish!

Earlier in the year, Dr Mandy Reid was on a field trip at Sussex Inlet in NSW and collected a new species of Pygmy squid.

By: Jen Cork, Category: Science, Date: 12 Oct 2011

Museum Scientist Wins Prestigious Publishing Prize

A Q&A with Technical Officer Michael Shea, co-winner of the Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales' Whitley Medal, the most sought after prize in Australian zoological publishing.

By: Michael Hugill, Category: Science, Date: 07 Oct 2011

The Carbon Tax Controversy

Currently, when you buy something that relies on carbon-intensive materials or manufacturing, the price you pay does not reflect the cost it has on the environment. Is the carbon tax a brilliant solution to climate change or does it mean pain with no environmental gain?

By: Isabelle Kingsley, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 06 Oct 2011