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Prized connections - combining Indigenous knowledge with Western science

Hear from Dr Emilie Ens, cross-cultural ecologist and co-winner of the 2017 Eureka Prize for Innovation in Citizen Science.

By: Kate Smith, Category: Science, Date: 09 Feb 2018

Skeleton shrimp jump out of the closet

Every day is Halloween for these tiny shrimp and visiting researcher José Guerra Garcia loves to celebrate with those in the AMRI collection 

By: Dr Stephen Keable, Dr José Guerra Garcia, Category: AMRI, Date: 07 Feb 2018

Eureka Prizes - rewarding excellence in Australian science

The 2018 Australian Museum Eureka Prizes are now open!

By: Kate Smith, Category: Science, Date: 07 Feb 2018

Science film competition for school students

The Sleek Geeks Science Eureka Prize, sponsored by the University of Sydney, is a short film competition for Australian school students.

By: Cara Bevington, Category: Science, Date: 05 Feb 2018

'Flying' to Brazil!

And there is certainly no shortage of flies in Brazil - all needing to be studied!

By: Dr Dan Bickel, Category: AMRI, Date: 25 Jan 2018

Pacific Voyaging: Keel and Rudder

Steering your boat into the wind.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 22 Jan 2018

Eat your greens for evolutionary success

New evidence suggests that a vegetarian diet promotes evolutionary diversity in crustaceans.

By: Dr Shane Ahyong, Dr Alistair Poore, Dr Erik Sotka, Category: AMRI, Date: 12 Jan 2018

In our hands

The new year is always a good time to revisit past goals and realise that it's up to us to make the change we'd like to see around us.

By: Kim McKay, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 02 Jan 2018

Same same but different: uncovering the cryptic diversity of Asian horned frogs

Discovering new species of horned frogs, after the fieldwork is done.

By: Benjamin Tapley, Category: AMRI, Date: 21 Dec 2017

40 days of FrogID: citizen scientists hop to the challenge of saving frogs

Australia’s first national frog count has already it’s made leaps and bounds in helping to conserve some of our most threatened animals

By: Dr Jodi Rowley, Category: Science, Date: 20 Dec 2017