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Virus and the whale: exploring evolution in amuseum collaboration
A major new collaboration of museums in the U.S. will teach the public about current research in evolutionary biology. This project, entitled Explore Evolution, combines the strength of interactive exhibits, Web activities ...
"In their own image: Greek-Australians" NationalProject
engaging and linking communities
"In Their Own Image: Greek-Australians" National Project was established 21 years ago by photographer Effy Alexakis and historian Leonard Janiszewski. We are researching and documenting the Greek-Australian historical and ...
Distant lives & digital surrogates
historical research, electronic publishing & collaborative partnerships in an australian university museum
Innovation, outreach and collaboration in university museums can take many forms. In recent years, virtual access through web sites and electronic publishing has helped to transform university museums into dynamic spaces ...
University museums and collections of natural history
Natural history museums and collections at American universities have been in decline for the past 30 years, due in part to increasing constraints on the financial support framework and the perception that natural history ...
The spirit crying for meaning
University network support in research enterprise
"Central Street Live" was an innovative research-based exhibition in a campus gallery that was made possible through linking the working principles that govern Macquarie University in its core areas of business: Research, ...
UMAC: Information, Ideas and International Collegiality
The International Committee for University Museums and Collections (UMAC) identifies and enhances the strengths of university museums and collections. To do this, UMAC must find ground common to all the museums and ...
Museums as a mirror of society
a darwinian look at the development of museums and collections of science
Following the Darwinian approach, which describes a form in nature as the functional adaptation to its environment at a given time, I will explore the development of museums and collections of science as an expression of ...
Unlocking the legacy of Alberta's Natural Science collections
Alberta's natural science collections face fundamental challenges that are part of much larger issues beyond museums and collections. University collections can thrive in the midst of these challenges by focusing on a ...
How to develop an unrecognized scientific heritage
the case of the University of Liege Zoological collections, Belgium
This paper presents the nature and value of the zoological collections conserved in the University of Liege zoological museum.1 The "hidden" collections comprise the scientific heritage of former and even famous researchers ...