Our scientific experts manage and curate the museum’s more than 14.6 million natural-history specimens and conduct collection-based research in
- zoology (animals)
- palaeobiology (fossils)
- mineralogy (minerals)
- botany (plants).
The museum also supports the research activities of many independent scientists who have intensive working relationships with our staff and collections.
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- Canadian Museum of Nature Science During the Pandemic
Join Jeff Saarela as he celebrates the achievements of the museum’s research and collections team over the past year despite the continued spread of COVID-19.
- Science in Isolation: Fieldwork in the Cabinets
Join Paul Sokoloff as he reveals the work museum botanists are conducting from home during the Covid-19 pandemic.