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Illuminating Biodiversity of the Ningaloo Canyons

We are proud to have supported this WA Museum science expedition via our Woodside Biodiversity Fund.    Scientific expeditions and new discoveries take years of planning. WA Museum Chief Scientist, Nerida Wilson, is no stranger to either but this latest...

FameLab Behind The Scenes

Not only do we have a brilliant team of people in Western Australia who make FameLab Australia happen, but we also have a group of businesses who support us in many different ways. While the current state of the world has meant that we could not use venues this year...

FameLab New South Wales Semi-Final Winners

  The judges deliberated and agreed that Winner Dr Madeleine Ferrari from University of Sydney, Runner-up Dr Laura McCaughey, from University of Technology and Nisharnthi Duggan from The University of Sydney as the Wild Card would go through to the National Finals to...

From the CEO

Hello again, These are certainly testing times for us all and I wanted to reach out again to see how you are going and to update you on how the Foundation is handling the unfolding situation. We are carefully following the WA Department of Health guidelines as there...

FameLab WA Winners

  The judges deliberated and agreed that Winner Valeria Senigaglia from Murdoch University, Runner-up Emily Brogan, from Edith Cowan University and Dr Darja Kragt from The University of Western Australia as the Wild Card would go through to the National Finals to be...

#MuseumFromHome Roundup 9 April 2020

With so many science and culture offerings online, we could share them all day. Instead of clogging up your social feed whenever we get excited about something, we're pulling together a round up of the things that we love in the #MuseumFromHome category. Here's our...

FameLab Queensland Semi-Final Results

Following an incredibly fun and innovative semi-final, contestants explained to a panel of online judges their amazing science stories LIVE and ONLINE! Sitting in their loungerooms, instead of a packed auditorium and with just three minutes to present, using no...

STEM in your living room.

Full article on Careers with STEM FameLab’s new digital-only format, allows you to hang out with the brightest minds in science from your living room. With most of the world hanging at home for the foreseeable future, loads of iconic STEM brands have had to cancel or...

From the CEO

Hi everyone, As we are facing an unprecedented time for all of us, it is understandable that we are feeling uncertain about what lies ahead.  While the situation changes daily I want to assure you that we are working as an incredibly committed and resourceful team at...

The Live Cams of Monterey Bay Aquarium

Investing in our science and culture institutions benefits everyone. Donations support, amongst many other things, new technology for our WA Museum sites. In our searches for online science experiences this week we've found one the whole family can enjoy. This...

Reimagining Perth’s Lost Wetlands

Have you ever wondered what Perth was like before it was a city? Like many other cities around the world, Perth was founded on wetlands. These environments have played a significant role in the city's development, and are important habitats for a range of species. A...

Blazing trails day to day.

Here at the Foundation for the WA Museum, we have not one powerful female leader to look up to, but a team of eight women who are each powerful in their own way. It's not something we speak about on a daily basis because our passion for the work we do comes naturally...