Latest blog entries

Balinese Impressions: Paintings and Artists in Ceremony

Art, Agriculture and Fertility in Bali.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 27 Mar 2017

Landing on Balls Pyramid

Extreme citizen science at its best — the Australian Museum Expedition team has succesfully landed on Balls Pyramid. 

By: Paul Flemons, Category: Science, Date: 24 Mar 2017

Having the INTERN-al perspective

Being thrown into the wonderful world of wildlife genomics has never been more eye-opening and exciting!

By: Aaron Parker, Isabella Contador-Kelsall, Mandy Wong, Category: AMRI, Date: 22 Mar 2017

Climbing Balls Pyramid

A seasoned climber's reflections on scaling the world's tallest volcanic stack. 

By: Keith Bell, Category: Science, Date: 20 Mar 2017


A daring Australian Museum expedition to Lord Howe Island has succeeded in its search for the rare and elusive Lord Howe Island Phasmid.

By: Madelaine Love, Category: Science, Date: 20 Mar 2017

Tackling brain disorders – Q and A with 2016 Eureka Prizes winner Dr Michael Bowen

 We spoke to Dr Michael Bowen, one of Australia’s leading early career researchers

By: Cara Bevington, Category: Science, Date: 17 Mar 2017

New “Stone” frog discovered from Vietnam

A new gargoyle-like frog emerges from the limestone rocks of northern Vietnam.

By: Dr Jodi Rowley, Tim Cutajar, Category: AMRI, Date: 17 Mar 2017

Digging for whale bones

Australian Museum scientists are in the process of excavating three complete whale skeletons from Lord Howe Island.

By: Madelaine Love, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 16 Mar 2017

The Australian Museum - so much bigger than it seems

In my week behind-the-scenes at the Museum, I realised that the Museum is much, much larger than I'd ever imagined.

By: Vanessa Gardos, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 14 Mar 2017

How do worms know where to settle?

The start of a sedentary marine worm's life is a bit of a mystery. How do they end up choosing where to live out their days?

By: Dr Elena Kupriyanova, Dr Pat Hutchings, Category: AMRI, Date: 14 Mar 2017