More than 350 scientists work here in earth and life sciences, our core research labs and library and archives.
An acclaimed research institution, we publish over 700 scientific papers a year with international collaborators.
Museum scientists have created a tool made from Lego to manipulate delicate specimens.
An exceptional example of the saw-like nose of an extinct fish has entered the collection.
Rubbish has been found more than 1,000km from any coastline.