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innovations@austmus: July Speaker announced

This month's presentation: "Focus: It's hard, because.. hey look at that over there!" Mick Liubinskas from Pollenizer talks about startups on Thursday 7 July from 4pm at the Australian Museum. Read on to find out more and to book your spot - it's free! 

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 08 Jun 2011


The Webteam is launching a new initiative: innovations@austmus. Read on to find out more... 

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 07 Jun 2011

Museum 2 You - have your say

The Australian Museum funded by the NSW Environmental Trust is developing a community environmental education program - Museum 2 You.

By: Karen Player, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 07 Jun 2011

Kermadec wrap-up

Since I last posted to Fish Bits, I have participated in an amazing fieldtrip to the Kermadec Islands. I returned earlier this week and have now resumed adding content to the fish site.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 03 Jun 2011

Artefact Conservators at work

What are our Conservation staff up to this week?

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: At The Museum, Date: 03 Jun 2011

New Live Exhibits in Kidspace: Green Tree Frogs

Some of the Museum's Green Tree Frogs are hopping out of Surviving Australia and setting up a new pad in Kidspace.

By: Chris Hosking, Category: At The Museum, Date: 02 Jun 2011

Follow up with Dr Sandy Ingleby

We caught up with Dr Sandy Ingleby, manager of the mammals collection after she had collected the sperm whale jaw from Sydney’s Newport Beach.

By: Ms Jen Cork, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 01 Jun 2011

Winny goes on a Road Trip

Our beloved muttaburrasaurus puppet hitches a ride to Albury!

By: Claire Farrugia, Category: At The Museum, Date: 01 Jun 2011

Kermadec Update

Mark is no longer bobbing around the Kermadec Islands (half way between New Zealand and Tonga), he's arrived back on land. I'm sure he'll have some amazing stories to share with us all. Until then here are two great fish videos and a picture we were able to get our hands on thanks to the Auckland Museum.

By: Amanda Hay, Category: Science, Date: 29 May 2011

An App for Museum Conservators?

The following question has been asked on Twitter: "Answers in <240 characters, please! RT: @thesherrin: What would a iPad app for conservators do, or what would they want it to do? #mtogo". I asked one of our Conservators, Sheldon, what he thought... 

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 27 May 2011