Our scientific experts have the skills to 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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- Visitor-turned-volunteer ushers museum’s fern collection into the 21st century
After almost 50 years as a visitor, Erica Eason turned volunteer to reorganize the museum's fern collection for the 21st century.
- The teething of the shrew
How do you tell apart Canada’s 19 species of shrews? Elliot Schmidt says it’s a no-brainer: Look at the teeth.