Latest blog entries

Light of the East

Four new and five known species mark the beginning of research into the Amphipod Crustaceans of Timor-Leste.

By: Dr Lauren Hughes, Category: AMRI, Date: 29 May 2015

Trying to explain biodiversity with beetles

The recipe for seed beetle diversity is a mixture of co-evolution and adaptation, with time stirred in.

By: Dr Chris Reid, Category: AMRI, Date: 28 May 2015

Learning Process: The Bow in Question

The double life of wooden bow habou-numa from Lake Kopiago.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 27 May 2015

DNA tools to curb the illegal pet trade

Our ability to detect the illegal trade in a threatened Australian snake species has just increased.

By: Dr Greta Frankham, Category: AMRI, Date: 26 May 2015

Predator outwitted – nest cages take eggs off the menu

Experiments reveal that endangered White-fronted Chats will accept nest-cages, giving Sydney’s population a last hurrah

By: Dr Richard Major, Category: AMRI, Date: 26 May 2015

Learning Process: Stone tools in the Highlands

Researching stone technology in the villages of Papua New Guinea.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 20 May 2015

Australia Post stamp featuring Ellarose Savage's 'Turtle'

A new series of stamps features museum treasures, including Turtle, a ghost net sculpture by Indigenous artist Ellarose Savage.

By: Alice Gage, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 19 May 2015

Using Beacons at the Museum - Stage Three Update

For stage three of the museum beacon strategy we have developed an application with beacon interactions at the core.

By: Ms Jen Cork, Category: At The Museum, Date: 19 May 2015

Remembering Great Grandfather and Trustee

The legacy of Reuter Emerich Roth at the Australian Museum.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 18 May 2015

Our Global Neighbours: Shield of Evidence

Warriors in north Queensland rainforest.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 11 May 2015