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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- Collecting diatoms in sunny Italy: Citizen scientist brings specimens for museum’s collection
Museum volunteer Joe Holmes reports on his Italian vacation that included Pompei, St. Peter's Basilica...and collecting diatoms.
- Women in Science: What’s Your Impression?
What's women's role in science today? Marisa Gilbert finds that museum visitors’ perception is sometimes far less than the reality.