Latest blog entries

Meagre coral spawning following the 2016 mass bleaching

Anne Hoggett, Director of the Lizard Island Research Station, reports on this season's drastically diminished coral spawning.

By: Dr Anne Hoggett, Category: AMRI, Date: 29 Nov 2016

DigiVol spotlight on the nudibranch research of Dr Bill Rudman

DigiVol recently scanned new slides from the extensive collection of this AM malacology trailblazer.

By: Leonie Prater, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 28 Nov 2016

Teachers learn about Spiders

Earlier this month, the Australian Museum Research Institute Education team hosted two events for primary and secondary school teachers.

By: Vanessa Gardos, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 23 Nov 2016

AMplify ep 22: Catherine Timbrell, Exhibition Producer of Spiders – Alive & Deadly

How do you help people learn to love one of the most reviled creatures? Catherine Timbrell talks to Kim McKay about the creation of Spiders.

By: Alice Gage, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 21 Nov 2016

Clam shrimps galore!

The diverse and ever-expanding number of Australian Clam Shrimp species makes for a promising future in their taxonomy and biodiversity.

By: Brian Timms, Category: AMRI, Date: 18 Nov 2016

Australian Freshwater Molluscs

Developed by AMRI scientists, a comprehensive interactive guide to all Australian freshwater molluscs is now freely available to everyone!

By: Dr Anders Hallan, Category: AMRI, Date: 17 Nov 2016

Science on the Road hits the Riverina

The Australian Museum went down to the Charles Sturt University campus in Albury for Science on the Road in November.

By: Ellie Downing, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 15 Nov 2016

Help us find this frog

Call out to property owners in the eastern New England Tablelands, NSW! Help AM scientists locate the tiny Peppered Tree Frog.

By: Dr Jodi Rowley, Category: AMRI, Date: 11 Nov 2016

The Black Death

The Bubonic Plague terrified Sydney in the early 20th century.

By: Ms Prue Walker, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 09 Nov 2016

Meet Winny Live Stream

Meet Winny the dinosaur in a special Live Streamed event for Dinosaur Day on Monday 7 November. 

By: Karen Player, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 06 Nov 2016