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Category: Science

Tahitian Taumi - Warrior’s Breastplates

Gorgets collected by Captain James Cook during his three voyages to the Pacific Islands.

By: Ruth Jaffit, Category: Science, Date: 01 Dec 2017

Our Global Neighbours: Reflection on Kwaio

How indigenous tribal people of Malaita in the Solomon Islands bypassed industrial revolution and (possibly) capitalism.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 28 Nov 2017

Our Global Neighbors: A story of Minangkabau in eight paragraphs

Pieces of culture and history - West Sumatra, Indonesia.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 16 Nov 2017

Our Global Neighbours: Distinguished Visitors Inspecting Balinese Paintings

On Cultural Mission from Indonesia.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 13 Nov 2017

Prima Hidayoza – Intern in Pacific and International Collections

Prima in her own words - a participant in the Australia-Indonesia Youth Exchange Program.

By: Prima Hidayoza, Category: Science, Date: 02 Nov 2017

Why do frogs call?

What drives a frog or toad to spend the night croaking?

By: Dr Jodi Rowley, Category: Science, Date: 30 Oct 2017

Balinese Expressions: I Nyoman Gunarsa – a mini portrait.

Vivacious artist, educator and custodian.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 05 Oct 2017

Pacific Voyaging: Sailing Imperative

Boat – a craft and its meaning, example from Massim Region, Papua New Guinea.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 26 Sep 2017

DigiVol has spread its wings

AM's DigiVol team has more than doubled the number of Collections being digitised within the last six months.

By: Leonie Prater, Category: Science, Date: 11 Sep 2017

Frog sex

The amazing diversity of frog mating strategies.

By: Dr Jodi Rowley, Category: Science, Date: 11 Aug 2017