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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- Planet Ice Returns: The Show (Snow?) Must Go On
In honour of the Planet Ice exhibit re-opening this summer, the museum’s Scott Rufolo unveils some of the mysteries of the Ice Age.
- Flowers and Fiords: Botany in Agguttinni Territorial Park
Join the museum’s Paul Sokoloff as he recounts the events of his fieldwork in Agguttinni Territorial Park in summer 2021 and some of the specimens he and his colleagues collected.