Latest blog entries

Turning on the lights at the Australian Museum

With a flick of a switch visitors can easily see what is on display but what was it like before the lights were turned on?

By: Patricia Egan, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 29 Aug 2016

Snake Bite Kit

One of the risks faced by scientists looking for reptiles is being bitten by a venonmous snake.

By: Patricia Egan, Category: Science, Date: 25 Aug 2016

National Waterwatch Forum

The National Waterwatch Forum was held at the Australian Museum in July 2016

By: Greg McDonald, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 23 Aug 2016

AMplify: Ep 18, Mary O'Kane delivers 2016 AMRI Lecture

Listen to the live recording of the 2016 AMRI Address and Lecture delivered by Professor Mary O'Kane, NSW Chief Scientist & Engineer.

By: Alice Gage, Category: At The Museum, Date: 22 Aug 2016

Celebrating museum science

Without museums, we wouldn’t have discovered a cute, furry critter called the Olinguito – and so much more.

By: Dr Jodi Rowley, Category: AMRI, Date: 15 Aug 2016

Barcoding bollworms

Some of the world’s most destructive crop pests have been tagged and bagged at the Australian Museum.

By: Dr Andrew Mitchell, Category: AMRI, Date: 10 Aug 2016

Through village gardens and into the mist

After months of planning, it's now time to begin the search for Malaita's unknown mammals in the mountains of East Kwaio.

By: Tyrone Lavery, Category: AMRI, Date: 09 Aug 2016

Collaboration is the key to success!

Science is a collective pursuit of bright minds building on those before them to understand the world around us.

By: Clare Watson, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 08 Aug 2016

AMplify: Episode 17, Janet Laurence

Kim McKay in conversation with AM artist-in-residence Janet Laurence after the opening of Deep Breathing (Resuscitation for the Reef).

By: Alice Gage, Category: At The Museum, Date: 04 Aug 2016

Dick Smith voted Australia's favourite explorer

Visitors to Trailblazers: Australia's 50 greatest explorers have voted Dick Smith as their all-time number one.

By: Alice Gage, Category: At The Museum, Date: 02 Aug 2016