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Making research accessible

I recently attended an interesting workshop on how the humanities, arts and social sciences research sector (or HASS research sector for the sake of brevity) and the natural sciences sector might learn from each other in how to do better research.

By: Frank Howarth, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 24 May 2011

What's in the Box - National Parks

We are developing a new Museum in a Box with the NSW National parks and Wildlife Service

By: Karen Player, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 23 May 2011

What's in the box - Alaska

Alaska may seem a long way away, but with new technology we are able to share information and talk face to face.

By: Karen Player, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 23 May 2011

Snake models from the crocodile case

These beautiful and fragile plaster casts were made by Museum preparatory staff in 1894.

By: Vanessa Finney, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 23 May 2011

The crocodiles -- an open and shut case

Happenings this week on the crocodile case project ...

By: Vanessa Finney, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 23 May 2011

Treasures of the Kimberley

The north-western Australian Kimberley is one of fifteen biodiversity hotspots in Australia. Its coast boasts an archipelago that comprises several hundred large and thousands of much smaller islands.

By: Mr Martin Pueschel, Category: Science, Date: 20 May 2011

What is the Colly-gator up to?

Colin Johnson, an exhibition project officer (aka "the Colly-gator") is one of the team working on the restoration and conservation of our oldest showcase. What is he up to?

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: At The Museum, Date: 19 May 2011

A modern day detective story

Unlocking the mysteries behind the Museum’s oldest showcase

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: At The Museum, Date: 19 May 2011

The Kermadec Blog and a rare Monkfish

It's lucky the Kermadec blog is so interesting and full of fabulous photos and videos, because I am seriously green with envy.

By: Amanda Hay, Category: Science, Date: 17 May 2011

Our “misty” showcases

To see or not to see? That is the question.

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 14 May 2011