Latest blog entries

ForCyt: Collaborative development of a forensic database to aid in the global fight against the illegal wildlife trade

The AM's ACWG teams up with wildlife forensics labs around the world to develop a new database to promote improved forensic standards.

By: Dr Greta Frankham, Dr Rebecca Johnson, Category: AMRI, Date: 09 Oct 2017

Waterlogged and weary but wowed!

Marine biodiversity of the Southwest Pacific amazes.

By: Dr Stephen Keable, Dr Elena Kupriyanova, Anna Murray, Mark McGrouther, Sally Reader, Dr Mandy Reid, Category: AMRI, Date: 05 Oct 2017

Balinese Expressions: I Nyoman Gunarsa – a mini portrait.

Vivacious artist, educator and custodian.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 05 Oct 2017

Retracing the pathways of invasive marine worms in Australia and New Zealand

Using genetics, AMRI scientists investigated the pathways of an invasive Mediterranean fan worm as a basis for future biosecurity policies.

By: Dr Ingo Burghardt, Dr Elena Kupriyanova, Dr Pat Hutchings, Dr Shane Ahyong, Category: AMRI, Date: 29 Sep 2017

Pacific Voyaging: Sailing Imperative

Boat – a craft and its meaning, example from Massim Region, Papua New Guinea.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 26 Sep 2017

The impact of a disease on Southeast Asian frogs: a first look

A potentially deadly pathogen is infecting frogs in Vietnam, but is it causing frog population declines?

By: Le Thi Thuy Duong, Hoang Duc Huy, Dr Jodi Rowley, Category: AMRI, Date: 22 Sep 2017

Bush Blitzing the reptiles of Mungo National Park

We uncover beautiful threatened species as part of the latest Bush Blitz survey in Mungo National Park

By: Mr Stephen Mahony, Christopher Portway, Category: AMRI, Date: 20 Sep 2017

The 2000s - Mr Blobby and the Information Superhighway

 With a face only a mother could love.

By: Rose Docker, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 14 Sep 2017

AMplify ep 36: Live at the AM — 2017 AMRI Lifetime Achievement Awards

 A live recording on the 2017 Australian Museum Research Institute (AMRI) Lifetime Achievement Awards. 

By: Madelaine Love, Category: AMRI, Date: 13 Sep 2017

DigiVol has spread its wings

AM's DigiVol team has more than doubled the number of Collections being digitised within the last six months.

By: Leonie Prater, Category: Science, Date: 11 Sep 2017