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Our 350 scientific staff carry out world-class research, supported by the Museum’s collections and facilities.
Our researchers are tackling major challenges in earth science, from the formation of the solar system to the characterisation of new mineral species.
Our unique expertise in evolutionary biology, biodiversity and phylogenetics is supported by the Museum’s core research labs and vast biological collections.
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