Latest blog entries

Visitor Perceptions of the Museum and Jurassic Lounge

"Alive & Not Antiquated"

By: Michelle DelCarlo, Category: At The Museum, Date: 25 Aug 2011

A Jurassic Lounge bouquet

We received this feedback via our website. Thought I'd share with you all. 

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: At The Museum, Date: 24 Aug 2011

Renewable Energy — Is FiT (Feed-In Tariff) a good fit for Australians?

The Australian government hopes to see 20% of Australia’s electricity supply coming from renewable sources by 2020.  Will the Feed-In Tariff (FiT) program help acheive this target?

By: Isabelle Kingsley, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 24 Aug 2011

Using Biomimicry to cut the carbon!

Biomimicry is looking at the way nature does things and then copying nature to build a sustainable future and now scientist are looking at humans to learn how we can help with climate change.

By: Parrys Raines, Category: Science, Date: 24 Aug 2011

Reflections on the Pop-Up Museum

They came, they saw, they conversed. 

By: Michelle DelCarlo, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 22 Aug 2011

Geological relief map of NSW

Constructing the geological relief map of NSW which hangs on the wall in the MIneral Gallery

By: Patricia Egan, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 21 Aug 2011

Popping up at a museum near you

A Pop-Up Museum? We had one today! Read on to find out more...

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: At The Museum, Date: 19 Aug 2011

National Science Week with Professor Fiona Wood

Professor Fiona Wood is a groundbreaking plastic surgeon who was named Australian of the Year in 2005. Through her pioneering work she has dramatically changed the way burn wounds are managed.

By: Nathan Slawitschka, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 19 Aug 2011

This week in Fish: Incredible! A new fish family.

It's a special week.  A new fish family has been discovered.  You can view a movie of this primitive eel that lives in a dark cave at the base of a coral reef in Palau.  Of course, there are plenty of other great images to check out.  Thank you very much, as always, to everyone who contributed.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 19 Aug 2011

Is there an eco-balance?

It can be a challenge to lead a sustainable lifestyle that is easy, affordable and suits our personal needs. Is there an eco-balance to living sustainably and living comfortably?

By: Isabelle Kingsley, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 18 Aug 2011