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Species discovery and a “bee-fitting” honour

Bee expert and research associate Thomas Onuferko, Ph.D. has a new species named after him, Lasioglossum onuferkoi. It was among many specimens he collected during his 2019 fieldwork. The bee was described earlier this year in a scientific paper by Ph.D. candidate Joel Gardner and Jason Gibbs, Ph.D.

Museum expedition results in botanical inventory of Nunavut’s largest park

Museum botanists have identified more than 140 species of vascular plants collected during their field expedition to Agguttinni Territorial Park in the summer of 2021.

Science Review shows international reach of the museum's national collections

This annual compilation tracks scientific publications that used the museum’s collections. Of the 436 publications and books for 2020, about one-third involved museum staff and research associates.