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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- Science in Isolation: Online Resources Keep Palaeobiologists Busy
Evolutionary family trees are often constructed based on observations of the specimens in museum collections. But without current access to these collections, how are palaeobiologists and evolutionary biologists able to continue working? Join the museum’s Danielle Fraser as she explores the wide range of resources available online to help keep researchers busy during the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Science in Isolation: Palaeontology in My Basement
Join Jordan Mallon, the museum’s dinosaur palaeontologist, as he describes how he is able to continue working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic.