Latest blog entries

Our Global Neighbours: A Ship Cloth in Life Cycle Transitions.

Ship symbol in Lampung helping safe passage from one stage of life to another.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 20 Dec 2016

Facebook for birds

The Cockatoo Wingtag project is shining a light on the extensive social networks and daily routines of 100 of Sydney’s tagged birds.

By: Dr Lucy Aplin, Category: AMRI, Date: 15 Dec 2016

AMplify ep 24: Professor Tim Flannery

AM CEO and Director Kim McKay AO in conversation with explorer, scientist and 2007 Australian of the Year, Professor Tim Flannery.

By: Madelaine Love, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 12 Dec 2016

Bats, birds and bones: a view to a kill

Songbird fossils from Queensland reveal the diet of an ancient population of the carnivorous Ghost Bat.

By: Jacqueline Nguyen, Category: AMRI, Date: 09 Dec 2016

Malaita’s monster rat

Our team is again drawn toward Malaita’s cloud forests and we find an exciting sign of the giant rat we’re looking for.

By: Tyrone Lavery, Category: AMRI, Date: 06 Dec 2016

AMplify ep 23: Dr Robin Torrence

AM Anthropologist Dr Robin Torrence chats with Kim McKay about her research on the function of ancient material on peoples’ daily lives.

By: Alice Gage, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 02 Dec 2016

Do Spiders like music?

Surprising spiders from our Rare Books collection.

By: Adria Castellucci, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 02 Dec 2016

A Journey Back to the Museum

Our friends from the Solomon Islands Archipelago are back in Sydney to discuss the results of the first expedition.

By: Alexandra Nuttall, Category: AMRI, Date: 01 Dec 2016

Evolutionary sustainability in southeastern Australian waters

Conserving the structures established by long-term evolutionary processes is critical for long-term biodiversity sustainability.

By: Dr Don Colgan, Category: AMRI, Date: 01 Dec 2016

Pacific Spirit

Review: a High School perspective.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Taliesin Heyman-Griffiths, Category: Science, Date: 01 Dec 2016