Latest blog entries

A Quick “Hello” from Isabelle

I thought I would drop a line and introduce myself – I’m Isabelle and I am the Education Officer working on this very exciting Museum 2 You project.

By: Isabelle Kingsley, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 17 Aug 2011

Significance and the Crocodile

Pondering the idea of significance, the crocodile, and our audiences.

By: Michelle DelCarlo, Category: At The Museum, Date: 16 Aug 2011

Crocodile specimen on the move

See you later alligator, in a while crocodile.

By: Ms Jen Cork, Category: At The Museum, Date: 12 Aug 2011

This week in Fish: Floating snailfish and lethal headband

This week we feature footage of a 'very lazy' snailfish filmed more than 1 km below the surface.  Sadly, we show yet another incidence of how innocuous-appearing litter can have disastrous effects on fishes. As always, thank you to all the people who have contributed images.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 12 Aug 2011

The optimum time to post

What time of day is best to post new online content to gain maximum exposure?? 

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 12 Aug 2011

Framing the Scott Sisters

Who was framing the Scott Sisters on a Friday afternoon? 

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: At The Museum, Date: 12 Aug 2011

Smartphones and apps research findings

From March to May 2011 we collected data about visitors’ use of their smartphones. A simple four-page survey asked questions about type of phone, features used, number of apps downloaded/used and their perceptions of value of mobile apps. Here's what we found.  

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 12 Aug 2011

Three weeks to opening night

A chance to reflect on the process, now that it is only three weeks until the Scott sisters exhibition opens on 3rd September.

By: Vanessa Finney, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 12 Aug 2011

Science in the City: Sparking Interest

A trip down memory lane ends up at Space Camp.

By: Michelle DelCarlo, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 11 Aug 2011

Museum buzzing with Science in the City 2011

The Museum has become a hive of activity with students swarming to Science the City 2011.

By: Ms Helen Wheeler, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 10 Aug 2011