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This week in Fish: Hagfish movie and Red Bass

Well technically speaking, it hasn't been a week.  A few of the images below were added to the site before I went on leave, and a few have been added since I returned.  Thank you as always to all who have contributed.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 09 Dec 2011

Specialised conservation tools

The materials conservation unit have a number of unique tools at their finger tips...

By: Mr Sheldon Teare, Category: At The Museum, Date: 07 Dec 2011

Geosequestration: Sweeping CO2 under the rug?

Is pumping carbon dioxide into the ground a novel solution to reducing greenhouse gases leading to climate change or is it just sweeping the problem under the rug?

By: Isabelle Kingsley, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 07 Dec 2011

A Pride of Lions

A group of African lions first installed in the Museums entrance area in 1910 have recently made a spectacular comeback. Three of the original four have now been placed in the revamped atrium area – and look as arresting as they did back then.

By: Rose Docker, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 07 Dec 2011

Responsive Web Design and Museums

Is responsive design the next big thing for the web? What does this mean for museum websites and app development?

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 07 Dec 2011

Indigenous Communities and the Digital Realm

What could the digital space do for Indigenous communities asks Phil Gordon? 

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 07 Dec 2011

Student learning in museums

Here's a list of published references and web links that address student learning in museums.

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 06 Dec 2011

Unique role played at the Australian Museum

The Australian Museum’s scientists are often asked to apply their expertise in unexpected ways.

By: Maxine Kauter, Category: Science, Date: 30 Nov 2011

Jurassic Lounge FTW! (Please vote for us)

J-Lounge is going 'For The Win' in FBi Radio's SMAC awards and we'd really appreciate your vote.

By: Michael Hugill, Category: At The Museum, Date: 30 Nov 2011

For Arts Sake! – Visiting Bali #11

The sacred and profane.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 29 Nov 2011