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For Arts Sake! – Visiting Bali #1

Exploring classical Balinese paintings and the cultural practices behind this astonishing tradition.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 14 Sep 2011

DAW: Day 7 The most dangerous animal?

DAW? Dangerous Animals Week, of course! To celebrate our new Dangeroz app (available in the App Store now) we’re featuring a different Australian creature each day.

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: At The Museum, Date: 14 Sep 2011

Venomous vs. Poisonous

Although these terms are often used interchangeably, there is a difference between organisms that are venomous and those that are poisonous.  

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: At The Museum, Date: 14 Sep 2011

How do you rate danger?

Over the past several months we’ve been developing DangerOz, an app about dangerous Australian animals. How did we work out the Danger rating for each one?

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: At The Museum, Date: 14 Sep 2011

Extended Producer Responsibility: Choice or Duty?

Should the government impose schemes for industries to bear the responsibility for the impact that their products have on the environment?

By: Isabelle Kingsley, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 14 Sep 2011

Welcome to the Jungle - Day 6

Mountains, monsoons and mosquitoes: highlights from amphibian biologist Dr Jodi Rowley's diary of her recent field trip to Central Vietnam.

By: Dr Jodi Rowley, Category: Science, Date: 14 Sep 2011

Welcome to the Jungle - Day 5

Mountains, monsoons and mosquitoes: highlights from amphibian biologist Dr Jodi Rowley's diary of her recent field trip to Central Vietnam. 

By: Dr Jodi Rowley, Category: Science, Date: 13 Sep 2011

Welcome to the Jungle - Day 4

Mountains, monsoons and mosquitoes: highlights from amphibian biologist Dr Jodi Rowley's diary of her recent field trip to Central Vietnam. 

By: Dr Jodi Rowley, Category: Science, Date: 12 Sep 2011

Unmasking Materials Conservation

Our crack squad of conservators are busy preparing an amazing variety of masks for our upcoming display, Spirit Faces...

By: Michael Hugill, Category: At The Museum, Date: 12 Sep 2011

Coral Biodiversity Expedition #1

Monitoring the relationship between coral and fish biodiversity is the focus of Dr Zoe Richard’s latest expedition to beautiful Lizard Island....

By: Dr Zoe Richards, Category: Science, Date: 12 Sep 2011