Latest blog entries

Celebrating 190 years

190 years ago today the concept of a museum in Sydney was endorsed. It was to be Australia's first museum. 

By: Rose Docker, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 30 Mar 2017

The Tammar Wallaby, one species or two?

Despite being one of the most intensively studied marsupials, recent genetic studies of the Tammar Wallaby has revealed some surprises.

By: Dr Mark Eldridge, Category: AMRI, Date: 28 Mar 2017

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

New life for an old volcano

An interesting story of volcanic activity can be found right under our feet here in Sydney!

By: Ross Pogson, 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


This page aggregates content created about and by scientists on expedition on Lord Howe Island.

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