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AMplify ep 27: Live at the AM with Dr Helen Maynard-Casely

Instrument Scientist extraordinaire Dr Helen Maynard-Casely talks planetary bodies and why she's a scientist!

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

5 Fast Facts about Arachnophobia

Clinical psychologist Sophie Li gives us the lowdown on crippling fear of spiders. 

By: Dr Sophie Li, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 09 Mar 2017

The women behind the work

From Scott Sisters to Ethel King, scientific illustration has allowed woman to shatter glass ceilings in the world of science.

By: Vanessa Finney, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 08 Mar 2017

Specimens, Spiders and Science – oh my!

The Australian Museum is more than it appears on the surface.

By: Vanessa Gardos, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 06 Mar 2017

People of the AM: Tanya Goldberg, Creative Producer

Fresh from directing award-winning theatre around the world, AM's new Creative Producer Tanya Goldberg is discovering the art of science.

By: Madelaine Love, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 06 Mar 2017

Q and A with 2016 Eureka Prize Winner Associate Professor Sharath Sriram

Making yesterday’s science fiction today’s reality – Associate Professor Sharath Sriram talks about his Eureka Prizes experience.

By: Cara Bevington, Category: Science, Date: 01 Mar 2017

Lord Howe Island and the Australian Museum

AM scientists have embarked on an expedition to benchmark native and introduced animal populations on the island that's 'frozen in time'. 

By: Madelaine Love, Category: AMRI, Date: 28 Feb 2017

Protecting our oceans – Q and A with 2016 Eureka Prize Winner Dr Denise Hardesty

Dr Denise Hardesty talks about her Eureka Prizes experience.

By: Cara Bevington, Category: Science, Date: 27 Feb 2017

Sea Slug Saga with 2016 Sleek Geeks Science Winner

Hear from Hayden Ingle, 2016 Sleek Geeks Science Eureka Prize (primary school category) winner.

By: Cara Bevington, Category: Science, Date: 21 Feb 2017

Bruce Pascoe and his Dark Emu

Our Book Club helps to absorb and promote Indigenous perspective on knowledge within the Australian Museum, and beyond.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 21 Feb 2017