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Category: Science

Pacific Voyaging: Keel and Rudder

Steering your boat into the wind.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 22 Jan 2018

40 days of FrogID: citizen scientists hop to the challenge of saving frogs

Australia’s first national frog count has already it’s made leaps and bounds in helping to conserve some of our most threatened animals

By: Dr Jodi Rowley, Category: Science, Date: 20 Dec 2017

Behind the Scenes with the Aboriginal Archaeology Department

University of Sydney intern Rachelle Ayoub shares experiences from her internship in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Archaeology.

By: Rachelle Ayoub, Category: Science, Date: 18 Dec 2017

Knapping and Archaeology: Aboriginal Stone Tools from Western NSW

An interview with Mr. John Frazer who recently donated a collection of over 3 500 Aboriginal stone tools from across the Western NSW region.

By: Rachelle Ayoub, Category: Science, Date: 18 Dec 2017

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