021 Her Story: Inspiring Women in STEM with Dr Liz Reed
South Australian Museum Podcast
by South Australian Museum
1y ago
We're shining a light on the amazing contributions that women are making to science right now in this special interview with Dr Elizabeth Reed. Dr Reed is a lecturer and researcher in Palaeontology at the School of Biological Sciences at the University of Adelaide and a research scientist in Palaeontology at the South Australian Museum. She specialises in Quaternary cave deposits, notably in the south east region of South Australia. Dr Reed is also a featured scientist in the South Australian Museum's ‘Her Story’ series, which celebrates amazing South Australian women who are blazing their own ..read more
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020 George French Angas with Philip Jones
South Australian Museum Podcast
by South Australian Museum
1y ago
In this week's episode, we'll hear from Dr Philip Jones, Senior Researcher at the South Australian Museum and curator of the exhibition, Illustrating the Antipodes: George French Angas in Australia and New Zealand, 1844-1845. In 2009, Dr Jones undertook a fellowship at the National Library of Australia, where he researched works by 19th Century artist, George French Angas. The exhibition and accompanying book are the culmination of his decades-long research into the life and work of the celebrated artist. As a young man in the 1840s, George French Angas journeyed to Australia and New Zealand ..read more
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019 KAURNA: Still Here - with Clem Newchurch and Peter Turner
South Australian Museum Podcast
by South Australian Museum
1y ago
Aboriginal Education Coordinator Eva Wilson talks to artists Clem Newchurch and Peter Turner about their new exhibition, KAURNA: Still Here. First Nations artists Peter Turner and Clem Newchurch have worked with the South Australian Museum’s collections to inspire their exhibition KAURNA: Still Here. Drawing on their Ancestors’ practices prior to European colonisation, Peter and Clem have created carvings, painted and woven works in this celebration of continuing culture. Clem can be found on Instagram @clemnewchurchart. The Collections Project is presented as a partnership between Guildhouse ..read more
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018: Balgo Beginnings
South Australian Museum Podcast
by South Australian Museum
1y ago
Artists from Warlayirti Art Centre in Balgo, Western Australia, discuss their painting and culture in the new exhibition at the South Australian Museum, Balgo Beginnings. Audio production for this episode was by Jake Holmes, theme song by Peter Saunders and Kaurna Welcome by Uncle Michael O’Brien. Thanks to all the Balgo artists for their time. Balgo Beginnings is on display at the South Australian Museum until the 6th of February 2022. The exhibition is accompanied by the launch of a ground-breaking new publication in Aboriginal art, 'Balgo: Creating Country' by Professor John Carty. The book ..read more
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It's in Our Nature: A Queer Trail of the Museum
South Australian Museum Podcast
by South Australian Museum
1y ago
Happy Feast Festival! Join us for an audio version of It's In Our Nature: A Queer Trail of the Museum. Prominent South Australians share their stories and perspectives on Museum objects, all of which you can visit in our permanent galleries. There is a wide variety of objects to find, from the Rosetta Stone to elephant social circles and fabulous crabs. This episode was produced by Meg Lloyd. Kaurna welcome was by Uncle Michael O’Brien, additional interview help by trainees Emily and Sameka, with music by Peter Saunders and additional sound effects by Zapsplat.com ..read more
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Presenting: MOD.Cast
South Australian Museum Podcast
by South Australian Museum
1y ago
This week we have a special episode from MOD., the Museum of Discovery. We hear about human tears, and microbiomes. Find out more about MOD. and their new online exhibition UP CLOSE at mod.org.au ..read more
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015 Farewell To Wonders
South Australian Museum Podcast
by South Australian Museum
1y ago
We wrap up our Wonders from the South Australian Museum exhibition with a story about the iron lung, as well as favourite Wonders from Museum staff. This episode is made possible by the Department for Energy and Mining. Audio production is by Jake Holmes, theme song by Peter Saunders, and Kaurna welcome by Uncle Michael O'Brien. Wonders from the South Australian Museum is on until August 8th 2021 ..read more
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014 Wonders: CT scanning and lizard-like snakes
South Australian Museum Podcast
by South Australian Museum
1y ago
This episode features Dr Alessandro Palci, Honorary Researcher at SAM and Research Associate at Flinders University. We talk about using CT scans to reconstruct ancient snakes, and how Jurassic World got the mosasaur slightly wrong. This series is made possible by the Department for Energy and Mining. Our Wonders from the South Australian Museum exhibition (featuring some palaeontological highlights) is on until August 8th 2021 ..read more
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013 Wonders: Stuck in the ice
South Australian Museum Podcast
by South Australian Museum
1y ago
Last episode we listened to Mark Pharaoh's exciting story of Mawson's journey across Antarctica. This week we're getting stuck in the ice with SA Museum's Dr Peter Shaughnessy. This episode is made possible by the Department for Energy and Mining. Our Wonders from the South Australian Museum exhibition (featuring Weddell seal parasites and other items from Antarctic expeditions) is on until August 8th 2021 ..read more
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012 Wonders: Mawson's balaclava
South Australian Museum Podcast
by South Australian Museum
1y ago
This episode features Mark Pharaoh, Polar Collection Manager at the South Australian Museum, telling the epic story of Sir Douglas Mawson's journey across Antarctica. This episode is made possible by the Department for Energy and Mining. Audio production is by Jake Holmes, theme song by Peter Saunders, and Kaurna welcome by Uncle Michael O'Brien. Our Wonders from the South Australian Museum exhibition (featuring Mawson's signature balaclava) is on until August 8th 2021 ..read more
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