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Hissing and Hopping through the Australian Museum

Work experience at the museum is one of the best things any aspiring scientist could do.

By: Vanessa Gardos, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 12 Mar 2018

Treasures podcast ep 1: The first and finest gallery in the land

Step inside the Westpac Long Gallery – home of 200 Treasures of the Australian Museum

By: Alice Gage, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 12 Mar 2018

Learning language in GADI

You probably know how to say ‘hello’ in French – but do you know the word in Sydney language?

By: Renee Cawthorne, Category: At The Museum, Date: 07 Mar 2018

Are isopods on the naughty or nice list?

There’s no such thing as a bad crustacean isopod, not even those parasitic sea lice!

By: Dr Melissa Beata Martin, Category: AMRI, Date: 01 Mar 2018

baya-ngara: read/speak knowledge

Native Legends is considered the earliest published piece of writing by an Aboriginal author.

By: Nathan Sentance, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 01 Mar 2018

WeDigBio – a four-day, worldwide transcription blitz

How DigiVol is encouraging citizen scientists to participate in digitising natural history collections

By: Rhiannon Stephens, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 01 Mar 2018

The most threatened animals in the world

A new IUCN report reveals that nearly every second freshwater species on some of the islands off East Africa are threatened with extinction.

By: Dr Frank Köhler, Category: AMRI, Date: 27 Feb 2018

AMplify ep 38: Michael Mel

West Pacific Collection Manager Michael Mel takes Kim McKay back to his homeland in the Eastern Highlands of Papua New Guinea.

By: Alice Gage, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 27 Feb 2018

Sandy beach ecology Q & A: More Q than A!

Sandy beaches are a great ecological unknown. Who knew?

By: Alan Jones, Category: AMRI, Date: 27 Feb 2018

Just how threatened are amphibians?

Our knowledge of amphibians is changing so fast, understanding just how threatened they are is proving a challenge.

By: Dr Jodi Rowley, Benjamin Tapley, Category: AMRI, Date: 27 Feb 2018