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1940s: The Australian Museum - Breaking Out

 ‘Museum’s are not morgues and should expand along modern lines.’

By: Rose Docker, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 27 Jul 2017

AM Expedition: South West Pacific

This week AM scientist embarked on a voyage of discovery to document marine fauna in isolated southwest Pacific islands.

By: Madelaine Love, Category: Science, Date: 27 Jul 2017

Leading Ladies of STEM

AMRI played host to 50 young ladies as part of the UNSW STEM Career Week program, a fun and inspirational morning was had by all!

By: Alexandra Nuttall, Category: AMRI, Date: 26 Jul 2017

Fishing in Permian seas – a fossil fish donation from Blackwater, Queensland

Our Palaeontology section has just received a very welcome Cultural Gifts Program donation of fossil fish from Blackwater, Queensland.

By: Ross Pogson, Category: AMRI, Date: 24 Jul 2017

1930s: The One That Got Away

 A functional Ford or a ferocious fossil form.

By: Rose Docker, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 19 Jul 2017

Who is that stylish woman?

The second woman to be employed on the scientific staff of the Australian Museum.

By: Ms Prue Walker, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 12 Jul 2017

Museum Adventures

Discovery at the Australian Museum was brought to a whole new level during my week of work experience.

By: Vanessa Gardos, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 12 Jul 2017

Woppaburra people of the Keppel Islands

This year I have been working closely with the Woppaburra Land Trust.

By: Ms Rebecca Fisher, Category: Science, Date: 11 Jul 2017

AMplify ep 33: Sharni Jones, Manager - Aboriginal & Torres Strait Island Collection

AM Director and CEO Kim McKay talks to Sharni Jones, Manager, Aboriginal & Torres Strait Island Collection at the Australian Museum.

By: Madelaine Love, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 10 Jul 2017

1920s: Be Careful What You Wish For – Charles Anderson Director

 Who would have thought that superannuation could cause so much angst?

By: Ms Prue Walker, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 03 Jul 2017