Search results for "research Australian animals"

  • Waterlogged and weary but wowed!

    Marine biodiversity of the Southwest Pacific amazes.

  • Threadfin Dragonfish, Echiostoma barbatum


  • Behind DangerOz: Developing the app

    The whys and hows of producing DangerOz, the Museum’s very first iPhone app. 

  • Scott Ginn


  • Australian Museum Timeline

     The Australian Museum has undergone some turbulent times since it was established in 1827.

  • Mysteries of the deep

    A new study reviews what we know and what we don’t about some fascinating creatures of the deep.

  • HumanNature Series: Dark Emu

    Take a new look at Australia’s past, through ground-breaking research that reconsiders perceptions of pre-colonial Indigenous Australia.

  • DAW: Day 3 Honey Bee

    DAW? Dangerous Animals Week, of course! To celebrate our new Dangeroz app (available in the App Store Tuesday) we’re featuring a different Aussie creature each day...

  • Linkasaurus #8

    Can museums make cities smarter? Can iPads make meetings better? And can climate scientists rap? Linkasaurus is back, everyone...

  • Fish Fieldwork - NORFANZ, May - June 2003

    Over 20 scientists from Australia, New Zealand, France and the USA surveyed the fish and marine invertebrate faunas of seamounts along the two major submarine mountain ranges in the Tasman Sea.

  • Field notes with ukelele

    Dr Nichola Raihani is a scientist at the Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London and she is last year's John and Laurine Proud Fellow. She has recently completed her third annual field season at Lizard Island. During her six-week visit, she and several others formed an impromptu band and live music accompanied many a sunset, with  ukeleles, guitars, harmonicas and a marimba. Here Nikki shares her experience. (Note that Nikki is excessively modest about her achievements. She already has a paper in Science from last year's field work!)

  • Seaworm Science wins Marine Award

    Congratulations to Dr Pat Hutchings for the 2010 Silver Jubilee Award of the Australian Marine Sciences Association (AMSA).

  • Tribute to Ron Strahan AM

    The Museum’s first Research Fellow, Dr Ronald Strahan, passed away in 2010, leaving a valuable legacy of work and influence, according to this tribute by former Museum Directors Des Griffin and Frank Talbot.

  • Has the cucumber changed its spots?

    Recent research indicates the presence of a new species of sea cucumber at Lizard Island on the Great Barrier Reef.


  • International Polychaete Day

    Celebrating half a century of polychaete research at the Australian Museum.