Latest blog entries

AMplify: Episode 3, Dr Jodi Rowley

The AM's amphibian biologist talks discovery and extinction with CEO and Executive Director Kim McKay.

By: Alice Gage, Category: At The Museum, Date: 12 Apr 2016

Closing the gap between species discovery and conservation

Ensuring amphibians new to science are considered in conservation strategies.

By: Timothy Cutajar, Category: AMRI, Date: 12 Apr 2016

Australian Museum Expeditions: Giant Rats and Monkey-Faced Bats of the Solomon Islands Archipelago

The AM launches an expedition to the Solomon Islands and Bougainville to discover more about fascinating mammals of the western pacific.

By: Alexandra Nuttall, Category: AMRI, Date: 06 Apr 2016

AMplify: Episode 2, Dr Chris Reid

Curiosity about the natural world led Entomologist Dr Chris Reid to a museum job at age 12, kicking off a lifetime of research

By: Alice Gage, Category: At The Museum, Date: 05 Apr 2016

Our Global Neighbours: New dating H. floresiensis

Pleistocene people of Flores: Hobbit’s part of the story.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 05 Apr 2016

E is for Eureka Prizes

Celebrating the letter E - for Excellence, Equity and Eureka!

By: Vanessa Gardos, Category: Science, Date: 04 Apr 2016

Coral bleaching on Lizard Island: Update

A severe bleaching event continues around the AM's Lizard Island Research Station, with hopes falling temperatures will bring reprieve

By: Dr Rebecca Johnson, Category: AMRI, Date: 31 Mar 2016

Molecular support for Hydroides amri and the discovery of its mysterious twin

A study not only confirms that Hydroides amri is distinct from Hydroides brachyacantha, but also includes a cryptic species Hydroides nikae.

By: Dr Elena Kupriyanova, Category: AMRI, Date: 30 Mar 2016

AMplify: Episode 1, Dr Rebecca Johnson

The very first episode of our brand new weekly podcast, AMplify

By: Alice Gage, Category: At The Museum, Date: 29 Mar 2016

Our Global Neighbours: Buckjumping that Never Happened

The comedy of errors in the “Red Indian Show” in Australia.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 24 Mar 2016