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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- A Welcome Escape: Dinosaur Fieldwork in 2021
Join palaeobiologist Jordan Mallon as he recounts his adventures in Saskatchewan and Alberta this past August documenting old dinosaur quarries.
- Lampreys: Terrifying Alien Monsters or Fascinating Ancient Fishes?
Join the museum’s Noel Alfonso as he answers the question: are lampreys terrifying, underwater monsters, or ancient fishes with an important purpose?