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This week in Fish: Back to reality

Returning to work after three weeks on fieldwork is not always easy.  Despite the excellent efforts of Amanda and Sally, there were many emails to answer and plenty of jobs that had to be done.  I have added a number of images and two movies in a feeble attempt to relive the Kermadec experience.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 10 Jun 2011

Understanding Museums

Understanding Musuems: Australian Museums and Museology, is a new e-publication edited by Des Griffin and Leon Paroissien. What it's all about?

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 10 Jun 2011

Birds with a Beat dancers perform at the Museum 2011

The Australian Museum's dance video competition, Birds with a Beat, was a great success with three dances performed at the recent Teacher Preview Night and annual Fashion Less Waste parade.  

By: Ms Helen Wheeler, Category: At The Museum, Date: 08 Jun 2011

Birds with a Beat dancers perform at the Museum

The Australian Museum's dance video competition, Birds with a Beat, was a great success with three dances performed at the recent Teacher Preview Night and annual Fashion Less Waste parade.  

By: Ms Helen Wheeler, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 08 Jun 2011

innovations@austmus: July Speaker announced

This month's presentation: "Focus: It's hard, because.. hey look at that over there!" Mick Liubinskas from Pollenizer talks about startups on Thursday 7 July from 4pm at the Australian Museum. Read on to find out more and to book your spot - it's free! 

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 08 Jun 2011

innovations@austmus

The Webteam is launching a new initiative: innovations@austmus. Read on to find out more... 

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 07 Jun 2011

Museum 2 You - have your say

The Australian Museum funded by the NSW Environmental Trust is developing a community environmental education program - Museum 2 You.

By: Karen Player, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 07 Jun 2011

Kermadec wrap-up

Since I last posted to Fish Bits, I have participated in an amazing fieldtrip to the Kermadec Islands. I returned earlier this week and have now resumed adding content to the fish site.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 03 Jun 2011

Artefact Conservators at work

What are our Conservation staff up to this week?

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: At The Museum, Date: 03 Jun 2011

New Live Exhibits in Kidspace: Green Tree Frogs

Some of the Museum's Green Tree Frogs are hopping out of Surviving Australia and setting up a new pad in Kidspace.

By: Chris Hosking, Category: At The Museum, Date: 02 Jun 2011