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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- Ottawa lazurite find points to undiscovered Canadian deposit
Michel Picard tells the fascinating story of a mysterious Ottawa mineral find that ties together glaciers and one of Canada's great mineral photographers.
- Museum’s millions-strong Arctic marine invertebrates collection gets digitized
Thanks to Beaty family donation, the museum is digitizing the collection information for its millions of Arctic marine invertebrates, writes Samantha Brooksbank.