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Dr John O'Sullivan, former CSIRO engineer; Dr Terry Percival, former CSIRO research scientist
The co-founders of wi-fi on its creation and how it has changed the way we think, work, live and play.
Professor Alison Betts, University of Sydney
A History of the World in 100 Objects from the British Museum lectures, 18 November 2016
The story of the Silk Roads from prehistory to the Han and Roman empires.
Dr Claudia Haake, La Trobe University; Dr John Minns, Australian National University
A History of the World in 100 Objects from the British Museum lectures, 13 November 2016
The great civilisations before the arrival of Columbus. Discover the stories of the Incas, Aztecs and the colonisation of Peru and New Spain (Mexico).
British Museum curator Dr Belinda Crerar, author Delia Falconer, author Gideon Haigh and academic and author Clive Hamilton with ABC RN presenter Fran Kelly
11 October 2016
What objects from the past reveal about the people who made them and the challenges for museums to preserve and share collections spanning two million years of human history, inspired by the landmark exhibition from the British Museum.
Christine Waring, milliner
Landmark Women, 23 October 2015
Christine describes her love of hats, learning and teaching millinery, opening her studio and working in Australia and overseas. Includes an appraisal of the latest fashion hats and accessories.
Dr Jennifer Gall, musicologist, National Film and Sound Archive
Landmark Women, 17 July 2015
Jennifer describes the rich musical history of Mugga Mugga Homestead, Lanyon Homestead and Calthorpe’s House in the Canberra, and demonstrates works from different eras on her violin.
Andrew Anastasios and Dr Meaghan Wilson-Anastasios, authors, with Kylie Carman-Brown, National Museum of Australia
Home Front exhibition lecture series, 11 June 2015
Andrew and Meaghan discuss the inspiration for The Water Diviner, their book which inspired the 2014 film about Gallipoli and grief. With an introduction from Kylie about the Museum’s exhibition The Home Front: Australia during the First World War.
Joanne Bach and Jonathan Lineen, curators, National Museum of Australia
Home Front exhibition lecture series, 7 May 2015
A behind-the-scenes look at researching and staging this National Museum exhibition. Includes the favourite featured stories from two of the curators.
Professor Paul McGreevy, Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Sydney
Spirited exhibition lecture series, 14 November 2014
International Society for Equitation Science co-founder Paul McGreevy discusses his approach to understanding how horses think and learn, as well as his work as a scientific adviser in the development of the exhibition Spirited: Australia’s horse story.
Jennifer Wilson, Karen Hood and Tammy Ven Dange with introduction by Martha Sear
Spirited exhibition lecture series, 16 October 2014
Curator Jennifer Wilson on the history of horse health and welfare in Australia in conversation with Karen Hood, president of the Heavy Horse Heaven rescue organisation, and Tammy Ven Dange, chief executive officer of the RSPCA in Canberra.