Museum Revealed Podcast [Ep 13]: What does it take to be a palaeontologist with Dr Espen Knutsen

What does it take to be a palaeontologist? Join Dr Espen Knutsen, Senior Curator of Palaeontology for episode 13 of the Museum Revealed podcast as he outlines the process of preparing a plesiosaur fossil from the field to the lab and the new digital technologies that allow palaeontologists to look beyond the bones. Listen now on Apple Podcasts or Spotify. Let’s meet our guest: Dr Espen Knutsen Dr … Continue reading Museum Revealed Podcast [Ep 13]: What does it take to be a palaeontologist with Dr Espen Knutsen

Museum Revealed Podcast [Ep 12]: Contemporary Collecting during COVID-19 with Judith Hickson

We’ve been collecting COVID-19 items including hand sanitiser, rainbow “honk for the helpers” signs and of course, face masks. On the Museum Revealed podcast today is Judith Hickson, Senior Curator of Social History who gives us an exclusive insight into contemporary collecting for the museum. Listen now on Apple Podcasts or Spotify. Let’s meet our guest: Judith Hickson Judith Hickson joined the Queensland Museum in 2016 as a … Continue reading Museum Revealed Podcast [Ep 12]: Contemporary Collecting during COVID-19 with Judith Hickson

Museum Revealed Podcast [Ep 11]: Snails, Squids and More Molluscs with Collection Manager Darryl Potter

Did you know molluscs are ancient creatures? They’ve been around for half a billion years! From snails to squids, Collection Manager of Molluscs, Darry Potter takes us through this enormously diverse group of animals.  Listen now on Apple Podcasts and Spotify. Let’s meet our guest: Darryl Potter Darryl is presently the Collection Manager for both the Mollusc and Crustacean sections. After completing studies in Applied … Continue reading Museum Revealed Podcast [Ep 11]: Snails, Squids and More Molluscs with Collection Manager Darryl Potter

Museum Revealed Podcast [Ep 10]: Queensland Museum’s Whale Collection with Heather Janetzki

We’ve been having a whale of a time bringing the Museum Revealed podcast to your earbuds. In episode 10, Heather Janetzki, Collection Manager of Mammals and Birds reveals the Queensland Museum Whale Collection. Listen on Apple Podcasts and Spotify. Let’s meet our guest: Heather Janetzki Heather joined the Queensland Museum in 1986, shortly after it moved to its present site at South Brisbane. She worked as an Education … Continue reading Museum Revealed Podcast [Ep 10]: Queensland Museum’s Whale Collection with Heather Janetzki

Museum Revealed Podcast [Ep 9]: Cobb+Co Museum History with Jeff Powell

This week on the Museum Revealed podcast we’re rolling back to the days of horse drawn carriages with Cobb+Co Museum’s curator Jeff Powell. Listen on Apple Podcasts and Spotify. Let’s meet our guest: Jeff Powell Jeff Powell is the curator at Cobb+Co Branch, Queensland Museum in Toowoomba, where he has clocked up more than 30 years.  Cobb+Co Museum is home to a collection of around 50 … Continue reading Museum Revealed Podcast [Ep 9]: Cobb+Co Museum History with Jeff Powell

Museum Revealed Podcast [Ep 8]: Spider Facts with Dr Robert Raven

Our very own spiderman and superhero Dr Robert Raven is bringing you some quirky spider facts in episode 8 of the Museum Revealed podcast. Listen on Apple Podcasts and Spotify. Let’s meet our guest: Dr Robert Raven With a wide knowledge of invertebrate groups, including earthworms and snails, as well as some frogs, Robert heads the most active arachnological unit in Australia. In 2010, they … Continue reading Museum Revealed Podcast [Ep 8]: Spider Facts with Dr Robert Raven

Museum Revealed Podcast [Ep 7]: I Do! Wedding Stories from Queensland with Carmen Burton

Love is in the air at QM. To discuss all the love stories from our latest exhibition I Do! Wedding Stories from Queensland join our Assistant Curator of Social History, Carmen Burton, for episode 7 of the Museum Revealed podcast. Listen now on Apple Podcasts or Spotify. Let’s meet our guest: Carmen Burton Carmen has worked in the museum industry since 2004 and has been involved in many … Continue reading Museum Revealed Podcast [Ep 7]: I Do! Wedding Stories from Queensland with Carmen Burton

Museum Revealed Podcast [Ep 6]: Searching for Fossils with Palaeontologist Dr Espen Knutsen

How do you search for fossils? What happens when you find one? Join Dr Espen Knutsen, Senior Curator of Palaeontology for episode 6 of the Museum Revealed podcast. Listen now on Apple Podcasts or Spotify. Let’s meet our guest: Dr Espen Knutsen Dr Espen Knutsen is Senior Curator Palaeontology at the Queensland Museum Network, based at the Museum of Tropical Queensland campus in Townsville.  His position is co-appointed … Continue reading Museum Revealed Podcast [Ep 6]: Searching for Fossils with Palaeontologist Dr Espen Knutsen

Museum Revealed Podcast [Ep 5]: Rare Book Collection with Librarian Shannon Robinson

Spotted our big and small finches at the museum yet? Brisbane Festival is now in full swing. To celebrate all things birds, today on the next episode of our podcast we are talking to our Librarian Shannon Robinson about Queensland Museum’s rare book collection. In particular John Gould’s The Birds of Australia publication. Listen now on Apple Podcasts or Spotify. Let’s meet our guest: Shannon Robinson Shannon started work as the … Continue reading Museum Revealed Podcast [Ep 5]: Rare Book Collection with Librarian Shannon Robinson

Museum Revealed Podcast [Ep 4]: Fascinating Crustaceans with Dr Marissa McNamara

Did you know that crabs have blue blood? Join Dr Marissa McNamara, Collection Manager of Crustacea for episode 4 of the Museum Revealed podcast. Listen now on Apple Podcasts or Spotify. Let’s meet our guest: Dr Marissa McNamara Marissa McNamara is a Collection Manager working with the crustacean collection. She spends her time with jars of crabs and lobsters and boxes of barnacles, making sure the 50,000 or … Continue reading Museum Revealed Podcast [Ep 4]: Fascinating Crustaceans with Dr Marissa McNamara

Museum Revealed Podcast [Ep 3]: The Might and Muscle of Queensland’s extensive infrastructure system with Jen High

All aboard the Museum Revealed podcast train! In episode 3 Jen High, Senior Curator of Transport, Energy and Science, takes us through the new Might and Muscle exhibition at our regional campus The Workshops Rail Museum.   Listen now on Apple Podcasts or Spotify. Let’s meet our guest: Jennifer High Jennifer High joined Queensland Museum in 2017 as Senior Curator of Transport, Energy and Science, based at The … Continue reading Museum Revealed Podcast [Ep 3]: The Might and Muscle of Queensland’s extensive infrastructure system with Jen High

Museum Revealed Podcast [Ep 2]: Mephisto: The Sole Surviving WW1 German Tank with Nick Hadnutt

Mephisto is the sole surviving German A7V Sturmpanzerwagen tank in the world, but did you know these facts about the rarest items in our collection? Tune in to the Museum Revealed podcast to hear Nick Hadnutt, Curator of Archaeology reveal how the tank ended up in Brisbane. Listen now on Apple Podcasts or Spotify. Let’s meet our guest: Nick Hadnutt I am the Archaeology curator … Continue reading Museum Revealed Podcast [Ep 2]: Mephisto: The Sole Surviving WW1 German Tank with Nick Hadnutt

Museum Revealed Podcast [Ep 1]: Carnivorous Sponges and Deep Sea Creatures with Dr Merrick Ekins

In this episode of the Museum Revealed Podcast we chat to Dr Merrick Ekins about searching for carnivorous sponges deep under the sea, and his Moreton Bay dugong adventures. Listen now on Apple Podcasts or Spotify. Meet our guest Merrick is the Collection Manager of Sessile Marine Invertebrates which include; Porifera (sponges), Cnidaria (hard and soft corals, jellyfish, hydroids, anemones), Ascidians, Zooanthids, Hemichordata, Bryozoans (lace … Continue reading Museum Revealed Podcast [Ep 1]: Carnivorous Sponges and Deep Sea Creatures with Dr Merrick Ekins