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AMplify ep 24: Professor Tim Flannery

By: Madelaine Love, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 12 Dec 2016

AM CEO and Director Kim McKay AO in conversation with explorer, scientist and 2007 Australian of the Year, Professor Tim Flannery.

Solomon Islands Workshop Morning Tea Launch - Professor Tim Flannery, Dr Jeff Noro and Junior Novera

Solomon Islands Workshop Morning Tea Launch - Professor Tim Flannery, Dr Jeff Noro and Junior Novera
Photographer: Tim Levy © Australian Museum

Professor Tim Flannery has made many remarkable discoveries in palaeontology, mammology and environmental science. Find out what inspired him to become a scientist, hear about his time spent working at the AM, and learn details of his most recent expeditions to the Solomon Islands.

"You can think of Collections in museums as great and complicated machines that have been built up over many, many decades, in some cases centuries, of fieldwork, research and publication. And the machines are directed towards understanding the nature of our world better." Professor Tim Flannery