Latest blog entries

Closing the gap between species discovery and conservation

Ensuring amphibians new to science are considered in conservation strategies.

By: Timothy Cutajar, Category: AMRI, Date: 12 Apr 2016

Australian Museum Expeditions: Giant Rats and Monkey-Faced Bats of the Solomon Islands Archipelago

The AM launches an expedition to the Solomon Islands and Bougainville to discover more about fascinating mammals of the western pacific.

By: Alexandra Nuttall, Category: AMRI, Date: 06 Apr 2016

AMplify: Episode 2, Dr Chris Reid

Curiosity about the natural world led Entomologist Dr Chris Reid to a museum job at age 12, kicking off a lifetime of research

By: Alice Gage, Category: At The Museum, Date: 05 Apr 2016

Our Global Neighbours: New dating H. floresiensis

Pleistocene people of Flores: Hobbit’s part of the story.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 05 Apr 2016

E is for Eureka Prizes

Celebrating the letter E - for Excellence, Equity and Eureka!

By: Vanessa Gardos, Category: Science, Date: 04 Apr 2016

Coral bleaching on Lizard Island: Update

A severe bleaching event continues around the AM's Lizard Island Research Station, with hopes falling temperatures will bring reprieve

By: Dr Rebecca Johnson, Category: AMRI, Date: 31 Mar 2016

Molecular support for Hydroides amri and the discovery of its mysterious twin

A study not only confirms that Hydroides amri is distinct from Hydroides brachyacantha, but also includes a cryptic species Hydroides nikae.

By: Dr Elena Kupriyanova, Category: AMRI, Date: 30 Mar 2016

AMplify: Episode 1, Dr Rebecca Johnson

The very first episode of our brand new weekly podcast, AMplify

By: Alice Gage, Category: At The Museum, Date: 29 Mar 2016

Our Global Neighbours: Buckjumping that Never Happened

The comedy of errors in the “Red Indian Show” in Australia.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 24 Mar 2016

World Water Day 2016

 Are you celebrating World Water Day today? Join people world wide to focus attention on the importance of freshwater and how we manage it.

By: Hayley Bates, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 22 Mar 2016