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This week in Fish: We're back!

Despite the heat and some logistical challenges, we had a very productive time in East Timor. Eight dives were made and many specimens collected. The specimens will be shipped soon and then the process of identifying the 'small things' can begin in earnest. The week has been a short one, hence the paucity of new content.  Thanks as always to all contributors.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 28 Sep 2012

Museum2you wins award!

Museum2you is the proud winner of the Museums & Galleries National Award 2012 for best Temporary Exhibition.
 

By: Isabelle Kingsley, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 27 Sep 2012

Making land work?

Two pieces of sandalwood from Vanuatu provide a key for understanding the cultural ties between indigenous people and their land.

By: Brendan Atkins, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 27 Sep 2012

Balinese Expressions # 1: Reunion with the Forge Collection

Jane Hubert and Olivia Forge visit Australian Museum

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 27 Sep 2012

A Survey of our Surveyors (Timor-Leste Expedition)

After ten posts, you probably know what I thought of the trip ('twas great!), but what did our scientists make of their time in Timor?

By: Michael Hugill, Category: Science, Date: 26 Sep 2012

24 September: And That's A Wrap (Timor-Leste Expedition)

The collecting component of the Museum's biggest expedition in 100 years has come to an end. A look at the last day as well as a look back.

By: Michael Hugill, Category: Science, Date: 25 Sep 2012

The Survey: What young adults want in museums

To determine the needs and wants of young adults in museum visiting for the audience research study "Engaging Young Adults in Museums", a short ten question online survey was created and distributed to young adults aged 18-26 years via social media websites such as Facebook.

By: Emma Shrapnel, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 25 Sep 2012

Jurassic Lounge: A Case Study

The Jurassic Lounge event can be seen as an ideal model for successfully attracting the young adult audience to museums. A case study was conducted on the event for the audience research study "Engaging Young Adults in Museums".

By: Emma Shrapnel, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 25 Sep 2012

Attempts of museums around the world to capture the young adult audience

What are museums around the world currently doing to capture the young adult audience? The second topic investigated in the audience research study "Engaging Young Adults in Museums".

By: Emma Shrapnel, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 25 Sep 2012

The Barriers of Museum Visiting For Young Adults

The key barriers preventing young adults from attending museums was the first topic investigated in the audience research study "Engaging Young Adults in Museums".

By: Emma Shrapnel, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 25 Sep 2012