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Bruce Pascoe and his Dark Emu

Our Book Club helps to absorb and promote Indigenous perspective on knowledge within the Australian Museum, and beyond.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 21 Feb 2017

AMplify ep 25: Vanessa Finney, Manager of Archives and Rare Books

We've seen their exquisite work, but who were the women behind some of Australia's most prominent natural history illustrations?

By: Madelaine Love, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 20 Feb 2017

Introducing… the Eureka Prize for Excellence in Data Science

We are excited to add a new prize to the 2017 Eureka Prizes line-up in recognition of a growing and impactful area of work – data science.

By: Cara Bevington, Category: Science, Date: 20 Feb 2017

Linking frogs with flows

Figuring out which frog species like what conditions helps us help them survive.

By: Joanne Ocock, Category: AMRI, Date: 15 Feb 2017

Where will we put the new canoe?

 The Australian Museum's off-site storage finally finds a permanent home.

By: Patricia Egan, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 14 Feb 2017

Robins showing their true colours

Some Eastern Yellow Robins are brighter than others, but are they just drifting?

By: Dr Richard Major, Category: AMRI, Date: 10 Feb 2017

It's a girl!

The days of gender confusion are over for Hydroides, a large and economically important genus of fouling calcareous tubeworms.

By: Dr Elena Kupriyanova, Geoffrey Read, Category: AMRI, Date: 10 Feb 2017

2017 Eureka Prizes entries now open

Celebrating excellence in Australian science.

By: Cara Bevington, Category: Science, Date: 10 Feb 2017

Our Global Neighbours: Endeavour’s Destinations 1769-1770

James Cook skilfully recorded what was already known.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 10 Feb 2017

Celebrating Women in Science

More women in science = better science. 

By: Madelaine Love, Category: AMRI, Date: 09 Feb 2017