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Category: Science

August 23, 1831 - shot with his own gun

Today is the anniversary of the unfortunate death of the Museum's first employee, William Holmes.

By: Vanessa Finney, Category: Science, Date: 23 Aug 2013

Our Global Neighbours: Mr See and Mr Zhai

The flag for a colonial ruler.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 20 Aug 2013

From Lizard Island - Part 1 (Polychaetes Conference 2013)

Directly after the 11th International Polychaete Conference a group of researchers headed off to Lizard Island Research Station.

By: Dr Pat Hutchings, Category: Science, Date: 20 Aug 2013

This Week in Fish: Amanda talks fish

One of the highlights of the week was 'talking fish' with students at the Australian Museum Science Festival.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 16 Aug 2013

Philosophy of Systematic Course (Polychaetes Conference 2013)

One of the preconference workshops was a 5 day intensive course on the Philosophy of Biological Systematics.

By: Dr Pat Hutchings, Category: Science, Date: 12 Aug 2013

This Week in Fish: John Hits the Hall of Fame

This week we are delighted to announce that one of our own has been awarded a high honour.  We also welcomed a Brazilian shark researcher.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 09 Aug 2013

Microscopy Workshop (Polychaetes Conference 2013)

Sue Lindsay from our Microscopy & Microanalysis Unit highlighted photographing techniques of small preserved polychaetes.

By: Dr Pat Hutchings, Category: Science, Date: 08 Aug 2013

Boat People: Kwaiawata Island

Remote community on a major shipping route.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 07 Aug 2013

Boat People: Manus Island

Island home – island prison.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 03 Aug 2013

Pests workshop (Polychaetes Conference 2013)

A pre-conference workshop, "Identification of Invasive Polychaetes", started on 1 August.

By: Dr Elena Kupriyanova, Category: Science, Date: 02 Aug 2013