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Queensland Museum's research is based on principles of high-quality scholarship and appropriate collaborations, with partners ranging from the local to international research communities. Research generates new knowledge based on the material evidence of the Museum’s collection; that provides economic and social benefits, and protects the Queensland environment; and new information that is critical to understanding key global issues.
Research projects are guided by state, national and institutional research priorities. Within the overarching theme 'Distinctively Queensland', six subthemes are:
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Clothing and textiles
Cultures and Histories
Sessile Marine Invertebrates
Technology and innovation
Torres Strait Islander cultures
Dr Rob Adlard
Head of Marine Zoology & Senior Curator of Parasitology, Biodiversity Program
Dr Andrew Amey
Collection Manager of Amphibians and Reptiles, Biodiversity Program
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Archaeological assessment of the Burke and Wills Plant Camp
Research project to investigate claims that a remote, western Central Queensland archaeological site is Burke and Wills Camp 46R, the 'Plant Camp'.
Biodiversity and genetic relatedness of internal parasites of coral reef fishes collected under the CReefs program
Research project on the internal parasites of Australian coral reef fishes on the Great Barrier Reef and Ningaloo Reef, with assessment of their biodiversity and genetic relatedness.
Discover more about Australia’s biodiversity…
Queensland Museum is a partner in the Atlas of Living Australia, a collaborative, national project focused on making information about Australia’s biodiversity more accessible and useable online.
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A field-based method for distinguishing Melomys burtoni from M. cervinipes (Rodentia: Muridae) in Queensland
FROST, A. 2008 04 30: A field-based method for distinguishing Melomys burtoni from M. cervinipes (Rodentia: Muridae) in Queensland. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 52(2): 123–126. Brisbane. ISSN 0079-8835.
A new genus of grass cicadas (Hemiptera: Cicadoidea: Cicadidae) from Queensland, with descriptions of their songs
Ewart, A. & Marques, D. 2008 04 30: A new genus of grass cicadas (Hemiptera: Cicadoidea: Cicadidae) from Queensland, with descriptions of their songs. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 52(2): 149–202. Brisbane. ISSN 0079-8835.
A new pontoniine shrimp from the Great Barrier Reef (Crustacea. Decapoda. Palaemonidae)
Bruce, A.J. 2008 04 30: A new pontoniine shrimp from the Great Barrier Reef (Crustacea. Decapoda. Palaemonidae). Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 52(2): 89-98. Brisbane. ISSN 0079‑8835.
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