Latest blog entries

This week in Fish: First live photos of a Monte Bello Seahorse

We added some great new content this week and are excited to show images of a Monte Bello Seahorse. These may be the first underwater photos of the species. As always, thank you to everyone who contributed and best wishes to all our 'fish friends' for the Festive Season.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 23 Dec 2011

Behind DangerOz: Working with Android

We have just released our DangerOz app for Android! 

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 21 Dec 2011

Should museums be more like magazines?

Is the magazine approach to content production a useful model for museums?

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 20 Dec 2011

Balinese Women Artists: Collecting their Stories and Paintings

Balinese Paintings: collaborative research - Siobhan Campbell - Sydney University, & Stan Florek - Australian Museum - October 2011.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 20 Dec 2011

Michael Sharland

We are about to start a project to digitise and transcribe the Nature Diaries of ornithologist, journalist and environmentalist Michael Sharland.

By: Vanessa Finney, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 20 Dec 2011

Promos, exhibitions and happy holidays

We have been checking out some of the clever promos and e-cards from our colleagues. Here's a range of cool ones... 

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 19 Dec 2011

The Octopus and the 'Living Fossil': Closer Than We Thought

Q&A with the Museum biologist who helped answer an enduring question about the family tree of the second largest group of animals on earth: molluscs.

By: Michael Hugill, Category: Science, Date: 15 Dec 2011

This week in Fish: Hagfish movie and Red Bass

Well technically speaking, it hasn't been a week.  A few of the images below were added to the site before I went on leave, and a few have been added since I returned.  Thank you as always to all who have contributed.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 09 Dec 2011

Specialised conservation tools

The materials conservation unit have a number of unique tools at their finger tips...

By: Mr Sheldon Teare, Category: At The Museum, Date: 07 Dec 2011

Geosequestration: Sweeping CO2 under the rug?

Is pumping carbon dioxide into the ground a novel solution to reducing greenhouse gases leading to climate change or is it just sweeping the problem under the rug?

By: Isabelle Kingsley, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 07 Dec 2011