Latest blog entries

Cyclone Food

Oceania Rising - thousands of stories on climate change in the Pacific.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 14 Nov 2018

Well (Tam)worth the effort!

Three days on the road later and we were still thrilled hearing how many students have added "scientist" to their list of dream jons.

By: Charlie Kingsford, Category: At The Museum, Date: 12 Nov 2018

Remnant rock-wallabies: Genetics informs threatened species management

A recently rediscovered rock-wallaby population posed some real dilemmas for management.

By: Dr Mark Eldridge, Dr Linda Neaves, Category: AMRI, Date: 08 Nov 2018

Two new Horned Frog species found on Vietnam’s highest peak

Two new, and likely highly threatened, frog species have just been revealed. 

By: Dr Jodi Rowley, Category: AMRI, Date: 05 Nov 2018

Deep-sea hunters and their weapon of choice – new species of Australian gastropods

AMRI researchers are scouring the abyssal depths surrounding Australia in search for venomous sea snails with harpoon-like teeth.

By: Dr Anders Hallan, Dr Francesco Criscione, Category: AMRI, Date: 31 Oct 2018

WANTED! Eavesdroppers on Red Tree Frog conversations to better understand effects of urbanisation

Recording frog calls with the FrogID app may let us know how they are coping in urban areas.

By: Brittany Mitchell, Category: AMRI, Date: 30 Oct 2018

How can you tell the difference between a Cane Toad and a native Australian frog species?

Identifying whether a backyard guest is a native frog or a Cane Toad can be tricky: here’s some tips to help.

By: Dr Jodi Rowley, Category: AMRI, Date: 28 Oct 2018

AM Research Associate honoured with an AM

AMRI celebrates as one of our very own Research Associates receives a prestigious (and well deserved) award!

By: Alexandra Durham, Dr Dan Bickel, Category: AMRI, Date: 25 Oct 2018

Ice Ages and Butterflyfish

Ice ages impacted terrestrial flora and fauna, but may have also had a dramatic effect on fish by lowering sea levels and reducing habitats.

By: Dr Joseph DiBattista, Category: AMRI, Date: 24 Oct 2018

Podcast – Lunchtime Lecture Series: George Miller's enquiring spirit

Australian film legend George Miller shares extraordinary insights into his life and work in this conversation with AM Director Kim McKay.

By: Alice Gage, Category: At The Museum, Date: 23 Oct 2018