Staff directory

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Name
Job Title
Department and Division
Specialisms
Dr Holger Thues
Senior Curator, Lichens
Life Sciences
Division of Diversity and Informatics
Lichenised Fungi and Algae, Myxogastria (slime moulds), bioindication, collections management, ecology, lichen conservat…
Mr Florin Feneru
Identification and Advisory Officer
Life Sciences
Angela Marmont Centre
Dr Neil Brummitt
Researcher, Botanical Diversity
Life Sciences
Plants Division
Plant taxonomy and biogeography, biodiversity modelling and monitoring, conservation assessments and prioritisation
Dr Martin Hughes
Post Doctotal Researcher,DIF
Life Sciences
Vertebrates Division
Dr Sarah Long
Registrar
Science Directorate
Science Directorate
Collections Audit, Collections Documentation, Collections Management, Collections Policy, Due Diligence, Exhibition and …
Dr Natalie Cooper
Researcher
Life Sciences
Vertebrates Division
Prof Geoffrey Boxshall
Merit Researcher
Life Sciences
Invertebrates
Copepod systematics and biology, Crustacean phylogeny, Tantulocarida systematics, Taxonomy of parasitic copepods on fish…
Dr Angela Self
Quantitative Ecologist/ Statistician
Life Sciences
Insects
phenology; climate change; Chironomidae; palaeolimnology
Prof Ian Barnes
Research Leader
Earth Sciences
Vertebrates and Anthropology Palaeobiology
Ancient DNA, Biomolecular Archaeology., Evolutionary Biology, Late Pleistocene, Population Genetics, Taxonomy
Ms Natasha Almeida
PhD Student and Curatorial Assistant, Meteorites
Earth Sciences
Mineral and Planetary Sciences Division
Merit Researcher, Head of Division
Life Sciences
Vertebrates Division
Dr Lyndsey Fox
Postdoctoral Researcher,BP
Earth Sciences
Economic and Environmental Earth Sciences
Head of Palaeobiology Collections
Earth Sciences
Department Management Team
Mr Steve Cafferty
Project Manager, Collections
Life Sciences
Plants Division
Collections digitisation, Historical collections, botanical nomenclature
Mr Matthew Woodburn
Data Architect, Life Sciences
Life Sciences
Division of Diversity and Informatics
Application configuration and support, C#, Data architecture design, Data curation and quality control, Data flow and pr…
Dr Anne Jungblut
Researcher, Botanical Diversity
Life Sciences
Division of Diversity and Informatics
Antarctic and Arctic cyanobacteria, climatic change, freshwater ecosystems, microbial mats, soil microbiology, toxic and…
DNA Sequencing Facility Technician
Core Research Laboratories
Molecular Biology Laboratories
Mrs Poppy Chadburn
Earth Sciences Department Manager
Earth Sciences
Department Management Team
Dr Duncan Sivell
Curator, Diptera
Life Sciences
Insects
Dr Xiaoya Ma
Research Fellow, NERC
Earth Sciences
Invertebrates and Plants Palaeobiology
Cambrian ecdysozoans: priapulids, Phylogeny & Taphonomy, lobopodians and arthropods Neuropalaeontology: fossilised brain…
Dr Nadia Bystriakova
Researcher, Botanical Diversity
Life Sciences
Plants Division
Biogeography, community ecology, multivariate analysis of ecological data, species distribution modelling
Dr Sophy Charlton
Postdoctoral Researcher, ERC Up North
Earth Sciences
Vertebrates and Anthropology Palaeobiology
prehistory, ancient DNA, ancient proteins, biomolecular archaeology, health & disease, microbiomes, palaeodiet, stable …
Dr Jens Najorka
X Ray Lab Manager
Core Research Laboratories
Imaging and Analysis Centre
Mr Michael Rumsey
Collections Manager, Minerals and Meteorites
Earth Sciences
Mineral and Planetary Sciences Division
Dr Paul Taylor
Researcher
Earth Sciences
Invertebrates and Plants Palaeobiology
Bryozoa, Invertebrate palaeontology, fossil folklore
Dr Javier Cuadros
Researcher Clay Mineralogy
Earth Sciences
Economic and Environmental Earth Sciences
Clay mineralogy and geochemistry.
Curator, Diptera
Life Sciences
Insects
Dr Caroline Smith
Head of Collections
Earth Sciences
Collections
Geochemistry, Media, Meteorites, Microscopy, Mineralogy, Public outreach
Dr Gill Mapstone
Scientific Associate - Invertebrates
Life Sciences
Invertebrates
Cnidaria, Distributions, Hydrozoa, Siphonophora, Systematics, Taxonomy
Mr John Jackson
Head of Science Policy and Communication
Science Directorate
Science Directorate
Prof David John
Scientific Associate
Life Sciences
Division of Diversity and Informatics
Teaching, Algae, Algal biogeography, Algal conservation, Algal taxonomy, Freshwater algae, Freshwater green algae, Mari…
Dr Helena Wiklund
Postdoctoral Researcher,Seabed Resources
Life Sciences
Invertebrates
Dr Fiona Fearnhead
AMC Enquiries Officer, Earth Sciences
Life Sciences
Angela Marmont Centre
British Devonian Crinoidea, British Silurian, Crinoids
Mrs Lu Allington-Jones
Senior Conservator
Core Research Laboratories
Conservation Centre
Conservation
Dr Frederick Rumsey
Angela Marmont Centre Enquiries Officer, Plants
Life Sciences
Angela Marmont Centre
Mr Adam Pacey
Mineralogy Economic and Env PhD Student
Earth Sciences
Economic and Environmental Earth Sciences
Economic Geology, Hydrothermal Geochemistry, Mapping, Mineralogy, Ore Deposits, Structural Geology
Dr Suzanne Williams
Researcher
Life Sciences
Invertebrates
biogeography, evolution of shell colour, marine molluscs, speciation
Mrs Eileen Harris
Senior Curator, Parasitic Worms
Life Sciences
Parasites and Vectors Division
Taxonomy of parasitic Nematoda and Acanthocephala. Curation and histological techniques relating to parasitic worms
Miss Adriana De Palma
Researcher Co-Investigator,NERC
Life Sciences
Division of Diversity and Informatics
Ms Sue Greene
Editorial Assistant
Earth Sciences
Invertebrates and Plants Palaeobiology
Ms Natalie Dale-Skey
Curator
Life Sciences
Insects
Chalcidoidea collection; Evanioidea, Megalyroidea, Stephanoidea and Trigonalyoidea collections; curation; microhymenopte…
Miss Jade Cawthray
Science Community Manager (Synthesys)
Life Sciences
Division of Diversity and Informatics
Citizen Science, Science Communication
Dr Vladimir Blagoderov
Sackler Biodiversity Imaging Laboratory Manager
Core Research Laboratories
Imaging and Analysis Centre
Dr Andrea Waeschenbach
Researcher, Molecular systematics
Life Sciences
Invertebrates
Bryozoa, Phylogenetics, Platyhelminthes, bird strike identification, invasive species, mitogenomics, molecular systemati…
Mrs Robin Hansen
Curator
Earth Sciences
Mineral and Planetary Sciences Division
Gemmology, Mineralogy
Dr Rod Bray
Scientific Associate - Parasites and Vectors
Life Sciences
Parasites and Vectors Division
Systematics, phylogeny and biology of parasitic worms, with emphasis on Platyhelminthes
Mr James Maclaine
Senior Curator, Fish
Life Sciences
Vertebrates Division
Dr Peter Olson
Researcher
Life Sciences
Parasites and Vectors Division
Development and Genomics of Parasitic Flatworms, Evolution
Dr Charlie Jarvis
Scientific Associate
Life Sciences
Plants Division
Dr Eleanor Adamson
Scientific Associate
Life Sciences
Vertebrates Division
Dr Paul Kenrick
Researcher
Earth Sciences
Invertebrates and Plants Palaeobiology
Fossil Plants, Palaeobotany, Plant Evolution
Molecular Biology Laboratory Manager
Core Research Laboratories
Molecular Biology Laboratories
Dr Rosalind Wallduck
Postdoctoral Researcher Leverhulme
Earth Sciences
Vertebrates and Anthropology Palaeobiology
Mesolithic archaeology, Neolithic archaeology, Osteoarchaeology, Prehistory in the Balkans, cut-marks, funerary archaeol…
Ms Lucia Lopez Poveda
Research Assistant, Plants Under Pressure
Life Sciences
Plants Division
Mr Geoffrey Martin
Collections Manager, Lepidoptera
Life Sciences
Insects
Lepidoptera; British & Irish Lepidoptera collections, collectors and localities; Collections Management; Curation; Digit…
Dr Christina Fisher
Identification and Advisory Officer
Life Sciences
Angela Marmont Centre
Department Coordinator
Earth Sciences
Department Management Team
Adobe Creative Suite, Event Co-ordination, Space Management
Dr Stefanie Knopp
Postdoctoral Research Assistant
Life Sciences
Parasites and Vectors Division
Control, Diagnosis, Elimination, Epidemiology, Helminthiases, Neglected Tropical Diseases, Parasitology, Public Health, …
Prof Paul Barrett
Merit Researcher
Earth Sciences
Vertebrates and Anthropology Palaeobiology
Dinosaurs, macroevolution, systematics, taxonomy
Mr Mark Lewis
Research Assistant Calleva Rift Valley
Earth Sciences
Vertebrates and Anthropology Palaeobiology
Pollen of Pleistocene native floras of the British Isles
Dr Aidan Emery
Researcher and Culture Facility Manager
Life Sciences
Parasites and Vectors Division
Sequencing Facility
Core Research Laboratories
Molecular Biology Laboratories
Dr David Rollinson
Merit Researcher
Life Sciences
Parasites and Vectors Division
Dr Daniel Whitmore
Curator (Diptera)
Life Sciences
Insects
Diptera, Sarcophagidae, morphology, nomenclature, taxonomy
Department Coordinator, Labs and Technical
Life Sciences
Invertebrates
Ms Clare Valentine
Head of Collections
Life Sciences
Department Operations Team
Collections Management and Care; Collections Standards; Collections Policies and Procedures; Risk Management for Collect…
Dr Alexander Ball
Head of Division (Imaging and Analysis)
Core Research Laboratories
Imaging and Analysis Centre
Computed Tomography, Confocal Microscopy, Electron Microscopy, Light microscopy, Micro-CT, Scanning Electron Microscopy,…
Dr Jovita Yesilyurt
Collections Manager, Algae, Lichens, Protists
Life Sciences
Division of Diversity and Informatics
collections survey, taxonomy and systematics, Collections management (knowledge and experience across botanical collec…
Prof Ian Owens
Director of Science
Science Directorate
Science Directorate
Decoding Nature Project Manager
Life Sciences
Angela Marmont Centre
Mr Ed Baker
Data Researcher
Life Sciences
Division of Diversity and Informatics
Dr Christopher Miller
Collections Manager
Earth Sciences
Economic and Environmental Earth Sciences
Collections Management, Micropalaeontology, Oil company collections, Palaeozoic Ostracods, Palaeozoic stratigraphy., con…
Dr Lawrence Hudson
Developer - Open Data and Innovation
Life Sciences
Division of Diversity and Informatics
biodiversity, data analysis, data visualisation, digitisation, food webs, informatics, scientific software
Dr Sergio Taboada Moreno
Postdoctoral Researcher,EC MIDAS
Life Sciences
Invertebrates
Dr Gordon Paterson
Researcher
Life Sciences
Invertebrates
Ms Louise Tomsett
Senior Curator, Mammals
Life Sciences
Vertebrates Division
Interests include wildlife conservation, SE Asian mammals, coat patternation across species ranges, field biology., hist…
Dr Mark Carine
Researcher, Macaronesian Flowering Plants
Life Sciences
Plants Division
Acanthaceae, Convolvulaceae, Island biogeography, Macaronesia, plant systematics
Prof Beth Okamura
Merit Researcher
Life Sciences
Invertebrates
Bryozoa, Disperal, Evolutionary ecology, Host-parasite interactions, Myxozoa
Prof Stephen Attwood
Scientific Associate - Parasites and Vectors
Life Sciences
Parasites and Vectors Division
Applied population genetics/Bioinformatics, Asian schistosomes and hosts, Field work, Molecular ecology/phylodynamics of…
Collections Manager, Flowering Plants
Life Sciences
Plants Division
Dr Stephen Stukins
Senior curator, micropalaeontology
Earth Sciences
Economic and Environmental Earth Sciences
Biostratigraphy, Collections research projects, Micropalaeontology, Palynology with special focus on the Mesozoic and st…
Dr Alberto Zilli
Curator, Lepidoptera
Life Sciences
Insects
Taxonomy of World Noctuoidea (Lepidoptera). Morphology, and zoogeography of Lepidoptera. Clines, cladistics and biogeogr…
Dr Blanca Huertas
Senior Curator, Lepidoptera
Life Sciences
Insects
Dr Fiona Allan
Postdoctoral Researcher,Wellcome SCAN
Life Sciences
Parasites and Vectors Division
Dr Jeffrey Streicher
Curator - Amphibians
Life Sciences
Vertebrates Division
Biogeography, Genomics, Herpetology, Molecular Evolution, Phylogenetics, Systematics
Dr Michael Geiser
Curator, Coleoptera
Life Sciences
Insects
Cantharidae, Chrysomelidae, Coleoptera, Indochina, Lampyridae, Melyridae, Phengodidae, Prionoceridae, biogeography, coll…
Dr Robin Armstrong
Leader Mining Consultancy/Business Manager
Earth Sciences
Economic and Environmental Earth Sciences
GIS, Geochemistry, geological mapping and sampling, mineral deposits, mineralogy
Prof Reimar Seltmann
Research Leader and Head of CERCAMS
Earth Sciences
Economic and Environmental Earth Sciences
Dr Gregory Edgecombe
Merit Researcher, Head of Division
Earth Sciences
Invertebrates and Plants Palaeobiology
Arthropod phylogeny, Chilopoda (centipedes), Palaeozoic arthropods
Dr Gavin Broad
Senior Curator, Hymenoptera, Head of Division
Life Sciences
Insects
Braconidae, Ichneumonidae, curation, taxonomy
Miss Jennifer White
Curatorial Assistant, Human Remains
Earth Sciences
Vertebrates and Anthropology Palaeobiology
Archaeology, Human Osteology, Repatriation
Dr David Williams
Researcher, Diatoms
Life Sciences
Division of Diversity and Informatics
Cladistics, Diatom biogeography, Diatom systematics, Diatom taxonomy, Phytotaxa
Dr Mindy Syfert
Postdoctoral Researcher Crop Wild Relatives
Life Sciences
Plants Division
Biogeography, GIS, biodiversity, conservation, geospatial analysis, plant ecology, remote sensing
Dr Anouk Gouvras
Postdoctoral Researcher,Gates SCORE
Life Sciences
Parasites and Vectors Division
Helminths, Neglected Tropical Diseases, Parasitology, Public Engagement, Public outreach, Science Communication, Social …
Mr Richard Sabin
Collections Manager, Vertebrates
Life Sciences
Vertebrates Division
Mr Maxwell Barclay
Collections Manager, Coleoptera and Hemiptera
Life Sciences
Insects
British Coleoptera, Coleoptera, Collections Management, Curculionoidea, Historic Type material, History of Collecting, H…
Prof Paul Williams
Researcher, Entomology
Life Sciences
Insects
biodiversity, biogeography, bumblebees, conservation, ecology, phylogeny, species declines, taxonomy
Dr Jamie Wilkinson
Research Leader
Earth Sciences
Economic and Environmental Earth Sciences
cathodoluminescence, fluid inclusions, fluids, geochemistry, hydrothermal geochemistry, isotope geochemistry, laser abla…
Dr Ana Araujo
Research Assistant, Plants Under Pressure
Life Sciences
Plants Division
Dr David Reid
Merit Researcher
Life Sciences
Invertebrates
Miss Alison Paul
Senior Curator, Pteridophytes
Life Sciences
Plants Division
Ferns; curation; collections management; integrated pest management.
Dr Consuelo Sendino
Collections Manager, Invertebrates B
Earth Sciences
Invertebrates and Plants Palaeobiology
Cladistics
Dr Mark Spencer
Senior Curator, British and Irish Herbarium
Life Sciences
Plants Division
Miss Chelsea McKibbin
Conservator
Core Research Laboratories
Conservation Centre
Conservation
Miss Madeleine Brasier
LS Polychaete PhD Student
Life Sciences
Invertebrates
Dr Lahcen Campbell
Postdoctotal Researcher NERC Vermes
Life Sciences
Invertebrates
Dr Christine Strullu-Derrien
Scientific Associate
Earth Sciences
Invertebrates and Plants Palaeobiology
Mr Arkhat Abzhanov
Researcher
Life Sciences
Vertebrates Division
Dr Thomas Booth
Postdoctoral Researcher Wellcome Human Adaptation
Earth Sciences
Vertebrates and Anthropology Palaeobiology
Ancient DNA, Bone Diagenesis, British Human Prehistory, Funerary Treatment, Taphonomy
Mr John Tennent
Scientific Associate - Insects
Life Sciences
Insects
Mr Hendrik Van Grouw
Curator, Birds
Life Sciences
Vertebrates Division
- Feather identifications (bird strikes, food contaminations etc.) - Colour aberrations in birds - Domestication and gen…
Dr Ralf Britz
Researcher
Life Sciences
Vertebrates Division
Dr David Lees
Curator, Microlepidoptera
Life Sciences
Insects
Butterflies, Invasive species, Madagascar, Microlepidoptera, Systematics
Dr Zerina Johanson
Researcher, Head of Division
Earth Sciences
Vertebrates and Anthropology Palaeobiology
Early vertebrate evolution, evolution of dentitions
Mr Mark Adams
Senior Curator, Birds
Life Sciences
Vertebrates Division
Mr David Notton
Senior Curator, Hymenoptera
Life Sciences
Insects
Curation of Hymenoptera collections, Diapriidae), Hymenoptera, Peer review of taxonomic papers on parasitic Hymenoptera,…
Dr Bonnie Webster
Researcher
Life Sciences
Parasites and Vectors Division
Mr Jacek Wajer
Curator, Seed Plants
Life Sciences
Plants Division
Dr Jonathan Todd
Curator Molluscs
Earth Sciences
Invertebrates and Plants Palaeobiology
Molluscan systematics, bioimmuration, marine macroecology, palaeodiversity, shell morphology and characters, species rad…
Dr Michael Kuhlmann
Scientific Associate - Insects
Life Sciences
Insects
Bee taxonomy, biogeography, evolutionary ecology, pollination ecology, systematics
Mr Roberto Portela Miguez
Senior Curator, Mammals
Life Sciences
Vertebrates Division
Curation, History of Collections, Mammal collections, Marsupials, Monotremes, Taxidermy, Wet Curation
Dr David Ouvrard
Researcher, Agricultural Entomologist
Life Sciences
Insects
Aleyrodidae, Psylloidea, Sternorrhyncha, biodiversity, classification, collections, databasing, jumping plant lice, macr…
Dr Dimitrios Koureas
Lead, Research Data and Partnerships
Life Sciences
Division of Diversity and Informatics
Lamiaceae, Thymus, aromatic plants, biodiversity informatics, biogeography, essential oils, plant systematics, research …
Mrs Stephanie West
Project Manager - Identification Trainers
Life Sciences
Angela Marmont Centre
Ecological Impact Assessment, UK bat species & surveys, UK biodiversity, UK ecological consultancy, UK protected species…
Prof Norman MacLeod
Dean, Post Graduate Education and Training
Earth Sciences
Vertebrates and Anthropology Palaeobiology
Biometry, Extinctions, Morphometrics, Quantitative Data Analysis, Stratigraphy
Dr Ronald Jenner
Researcher, Head of Division
Life Sciences
Invertebrates
metazoan phylogenetics, venom evolution, venomics
Mrs Suzanne Ryder
Collections Manager, Hymenoptera and small orders
Life Sciences
Insects
Collections Care and Conservation, Collections management, Curation, IPM, Integrated Pest Management
Dr Liadan Stevens
Collections Manager, Invertebrates B
Earth Sciences
Invertebrates and Plants Palaeobiology
Collections digitisation including documentation, imaging, project management and training; collections management; Pala…
Dr Nicola Mondillo
Marie Curie Fellow-CENSZ
Earth Sciences
Mineral and Planetary Sciences Division
Zn-Pb nonsulphide deposits, bauxites, supergene alteration
Prof Richard Herrington
Head of Earth Sciences Department
Earth Sciences
Department Management Team
geochemistry, geodynamics, geology, mineralogy, ore deposits, research
Miss Zoe Hughes
Curator of Fossil Invertebrates
Earth Sciences
Invertebrates and Plants Palaeobiology
Ms Joanna Wilbraham
Senior Curator, Algae
Life Sciences
Division of Diversity and Informatics
Algae (esp. Seaweeds); Bryophytes (esp. Orthotrichaceae); Collections Management; Taxonomy
Dr Erica McAlister
Collections Manager-Flies,Fleas,Arachnida,Myripoda
Life Sciences
Insects
Dr Christopher Lyal
Researcher, Entomology
Life Sciences
Insects
Dr John Taylor
Scientific Associate - Invertebrates
Life Sciences
Invertebrates
biomineralisation., chemosymbiosis, Bivalve molluscs
Laboratory Assistant
Core Research Laboratories
Molecular Biology Laboratories
Ms Victoria Burton
PhD Student
Life Sciences
Division of Diversity and Informatics
Dr Joanne Cooper
Senior Curator, Birds
Life Sciences
Vertebrates Division
Mr Simon Kocher
ES Economic and Environmental PhD Student
Earth Sciences
Economic and Environmental Earth Sciences
Economic Geology, Hydrothermal Geochemistry, Mapping, Mineralogy, Ore Deposits, Structural Geology
Mr Benjamin Scott
Developer- Open Data and Innovation
Life Sciences
Division of Diversity and Informatics
Agile Project Management, AngularJS, CKAN, Drupal, Informatics, NodeJS, Open Data, Open Source, Python
Mrs Alison Harding
Researcher Services Librarian (Tring)
Library and Archives
LA Researcher Services and Digital Delivery
Mr Jonathan Ablett
Curator, Mollusca
Life Sciences
Invertebrates
Cephalopods, Land and Freshwater Molluscs (slugs, snails and bivalves)
Dr Louise Humphrey
Researcher
Earth Sciences
Vertebrates and Anthropology Palaeobiology
Bioarchaeology, Dental Anthropology, Human Origins
Miss Enrica Bonato
ES PhD student
Earth Sciences
Mineral and Planetary Sciences Division
Dr William Dubbin
Researcher Economic and Environmental Mineralogy
Earth Sciences
Economic and Environmental Earth Sciences
Soil mineralogy, metal cycling, organo-mineral interactions, pedology, soil chemistry
Dr Chiara Petrone
Research Leader - Petrology
Earth Sciences
Mineral and Planetary Sciences Division
Geochemistry, Igneous petrology, Isotope geochemisty, Petrography, Volcanology
Mr Andrew Cabrinovic
Curator, Echinoderms
Life Sciences
Invertebrates
Environmental monitoring (temp & RH) representative for Zoological collections, Glassware representative for Zoological …
Dr John Tweddle
Head of Angela Marmont Centre
Life Sciences
Angela Marmont Centre
UK biodiversity, citizen science, ecology, palaeoecology, public engagement with science, science communication
Ms Emanuela Piga
ES PhD student
Earth Sciences
Economic and Environmental Earth Sciences
Dr Alexandre Monro
Researcher, Tropical Plant Diversity
Life Sciences
Plants Division
Botanical exploration in the Tropics, Collecting and preparing plants as herbarium collectons, Conservation and liveliho…
Ms Emma Sherlock
Senior Curator, Free-living worms and Porifera
Life Sciences
Invertebrates
Mr Mark Graham
Fossil Preparator
Core Research Laboratories
Conservation Centre
Preparing fossil material for research and/or exhibition
Ms Zoe Adams
Research Assistant, Diptera
Life Sciences
Parasites and Vectors Division
Department Coordinator
Life Sciences
Department Operations Team
Modern Collections Information Assistant
Library and Archives
LA Modern Collections Team
Mrs Julie Johnson
Centre Manager: CAHR
Library and Archives
LA Centre for Arts and Humanities Research (CAHR)
Researcher, Entomology
Life Sciences
Insects
Dr Eileen Cox
Head of Postgraduate Studies
Science Resources
Science Post Graduate Training
Diatom systematics and taxonomy, with special focus on naviculoid diatoms Scanning electron microscopy Diatom culturing …
Ore Collections Curator
Earth Sciences
Economic and Environmental Earth Sciences
Mrs Julie Johnson
Centre Manager: CAHR
Library and Archives
LA Centre for Arts and Humanities Research (CAHR)
Miss Magdalena Georgieva
LS Polychaete PhD Student
Life Sciences
Aquatic Invertebrates Division
Mr John Spratt
Electron Probe Microanalyst
Core Research Laboratories
Imaging and Analysis Centre
EDX, Electron Probe Microanalysis, Energy dispersive X-ray spectroscopy, WDX, Wavelength dispersive X-ray spectroscopy
Dr Martha Richter
Interim Head, Palaeo Collections/CM, Fossil Verts
Earth Sciences
Vertebrates and Anthropology Palaeobiology
Dr Kenneth Johnson
Researcher
Earth Sciences
Invertebrates and Plants Palaeobiology
Dr Peter Jourdan
Deputy Chief Operating Officer, Science and Policy
Life Sciences
Department Operations Team
Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs); Parasitology
Ms Hellen Pethers
Researcher Services Librarian
Library and Archives
LA Researcher Services and Digital Delivery
Mrs Andrea Hall
Research Assistant
Core Research Laboratories
Molecular Biology Laboratories
Miss Emma Bernard
Curator of Palaeobiology
Earth Sciences
Vertebrates and Anthropology Palaeobiology
Dr Adrian Glover
Researcher
Life Sciences
Invertebrates
Deep-sea Systematics and Ecology; Polychaete (Annelida) Systematics; Deep-sea Mining Environmental Survey; Antarctic Bio…
Dr Martin Hall
Researcher, Head of Division
Life Sciences
Parasites and Vectors Division
Sarcophagidae and Glossinidae • Forensic entomology expert witness, behavior and taxonomy of flies of veterinary and fo…
Dr Isabel Fenton
Postdoctoral Researcher,NERC Forams
Life Sciences
Division of Diversity and Informatics
Planktonic foraminifera; Macroevolution; Macroecology
Department Manager, Life Sciences
Life Sciences
Department Operations Team
Head of Imaging
Core Research Laboratories
Imaging and Analysis Centre
Researcher, Botanical Diversity
Life Sciences
Plants Division
Dr Paul Eggleton
Merit Researcher, Entomology
Life Sciences
Insects
Termite ecology and systematics
Senior Laboratory Manager
Core Research Laboratories
Molecular Biology Laboratories
Dr Benjamin Price
Curator, Odonata and Small Orders
Life Sciences
Insects
Cicadidae, Embioptera, Ephemeroptera, Mecoptera, Megaloptera, Neuroptera, Odonata, Plecoptera, Raphidioptera, Trichopter…
Dr Alla Dolgopolova
Postdoctoral Researcher EC FAME
Earth Sciences
Economic and Environmental Earth Sciences
economic geology, environmental effects of mining and ore processing, isotope mapping as tool in exploration targeting, …
Dr Robert Prys-Jones
Collections Manager, Birds
Life Sciences
Vertebrates Division
Dr Ashley King
PDRA - Origin and Evolution of the Terrestrial Pla
Earth Sciences
Mineral and Planetary Sciences Division
Mr Patrick Campbell
Senior Curator, Reptiles
Life Sciences
Vertebrates Division
Collection Management, Conservation Biology, Curation, Fish, Natural History, Radiography, Reptilia, Taxonomy
Dr Ana Riesgo Gil
Researcher
Life Sciences
Invertebrates
Mr Stephen Brooks
Researcher, Entomology
Life Sciences
Insects
Chironomidae, Freshwater biology, Odonata, environmental change, palaeoecology
Dr Peta Hayes
Curator of Palaeobotany
Earth Sciences
Invertebrates and Plants Palaeobiology
Curation, Palaeobotany
Dr Malcolm Penn
GIS Manager
Core Research Laboratories
Digitisation Centre
Georeferencing, Biodiversity, Geographical Information Systems (GIS), Geography and Biogeography, Remote Sensing, Spati…
Miss Judith White
Curator - Birds
Life Sciences
Vertebrates Division
curation, osteoarchaeology, osteology collections, skeleton preparation, spirit collections
Miss Lucy Woodall
Scientific Associate - Invertebrates
Life Sciences
Invertebrates
biodiversity, conservation, marine ecology, marine litter, microplastics, molecular ecology, population genetics, red li…
Research Leader
Earth Sciences
Invertebrates and Plants Palaeobiology
Mrs Lucy Robinson
Citizen Science Manager
Life Sciences
Angela Marmont Centre
Dr Louise Ashton
Postdoctoral Researcher,NERC BALI
Life Sciences
Insects
Canopy, Ecology, Lepidoptera, Termites
Dr Emma Humphreys-Williams
Analytical Chemist
Core Research Laboratories
Imaging and Analysis Centre
ICP-AES, alkali fusions, elemental analysis, geochemistry, intraplate volcanism, mantle, mantle xenoliths, petrology, s…
Mr Douglas Russell
Senior Curator, Birds
Life Sciences
Vertebrates Division
eggs nests curation risotto
Dr Selina Brace
Researcher Co-investigator-Wellcome
Earth Sciences
Vertebrates and Anthropology Palaeobiology
Ancient DNA
Dr Timothy Ewin
Collections Manager, Invertebrates A
Earth Sciences
Invertebrates and Plants Palaeobiology
Cretaceous Asteroids, Fossil Echinoderms, Jurassic Crinoids, Jurassic Ophiuroids, Mesozoic conifers
Dr Paul Schofield
Researcher Mineral Sciences and Systematics
Earth Sciences
Mineral and Planetary Sciences Division
X-ray and neutron diffraction, X-ray spectromicroscopy, X-ray spectroscopy, crystal structure refinement, crystal-chemis…
Curator
Earth Sciences
Vertebrates and Anthropology Palaeobiology
Prof Christopher Stringer
Merit Researcher
Earth Sciences
Vertebrates and Anthropology Palaeobiology
Human Origins, Palaeoanthropology
Prof Adrian Lister
Merit Researcher
Earth Sciences
Vertebrates and Anthropology Palaeobiology
Mr Christopher Raper
Manager, UK Species Inventory
Life Sciences
Angela Marmont Centre
Identification of tachinid flies, biodiversity informatics, taxonomy & biological recording.
Ms Muriel Rabone
Data and Sample Coordinator, SCAN
Life Sciences
Parasites and Vectors Division
Dr Christopher Stanley
Researcher, Head of Division
Earth Sciences
Economic and Environmental Earth Sciences
mineral characterization, mineral deposit geology, mineral nomenclature and classification, ore mineralogy, reflected li…
Dr Lorna Steel
Curator
Earth Sciences
Vertebrates and Anthropology Palaeobiology
Prof Sara Russell
Researcher, Head of Division
Earth Sciences
Mineral and Planetary Sciences Division
Dr Daniel Martin-Vega
Marie Curie Fellow - MORPHIC
Life Sciences
Parasites and Vectors Division
Forensic entomology, insect ecology, insect morphology, taxonomy
Dr Paul Clark
Researcher
Life Sciences
Invertebrates
Anguilla anguilla; Eriocheir sinensis, Chinese mitten crab, UK invasion and commercial exploitation; Thames submerged pl…
Prof Andrew Purvis
Research Leader
Life Sciences
Division of Diversity and Informatics
Biodiversity responses to human impacts, Extinction biology, Integrative biodiversity science, Macroevolution and macroe…
Dr David Littlewood
Head of Life Sciences Department
Life Sciences
Department Operations Team
NTDs, Platyhelminthes, birdstrike, disease, evolution, helminths, mitogenomics, molecular diagnostics, parasitism, paras…
Dr David Gibson
Scientific Associate - Parasites and Vectors
Life Sciences
Parasites and Vectors Division
Helminth systematics; Helminth parasites of aquatic organisms; Trematoda; Nematoda; Monogenea; Editing; Faunisitcs
Mrs Andrea Hart
Library Special Collections Manager
Library and Archives
LA Special Collections Team
Dr Piotr Kuklinski
Scientific Associate - Invertebrates
Life Sciences
Invertebrates
Ms Paulina Jenkins
Senior Curator, Mammals
Life Sciences
Vertebrates Division
Systematics of Afrosoricida and Soricomorpha. Biogeography of Madagascan and Southeast Asian small mammal fauna.
Dr Silvia Bello
Researcher, Calleva
Earth Sciences
Vertebrates and Anthropology Palaeobiology
Mrs Janet Beccaloni
Curator, Arachnida and Myriapoda
Life Sciences
Invertebrates
Araneae (spiders); spirit collections curation & materials
Dr Ralph Harbach
Merit Researcher
Life Sciences
Parasites and Vectors Division
Culicidae: taxonomy, arboviral and filarial vectors., systematics and phylogeny; medical entomology of malaria
Special Collections Librarian
Library and Archives
LA Special Collections Team
Dr Vincent Smith
Research Leader, Informatics
Life Sciences
Division of Diversity and Informatics
Biodiversity informatics, Phthiraptera., co-phylogeny, data publishing, digitisation, lice
Dr Heather Bonney
Collections Manager, Anthropology
Earth Sciences
Vertebrates and Anthropology Palaeobiology
Analysis of trauma, Forensic anthropology, Forensic archaeology, Human Osteology, Physical anthropology, Repatriation
Dr Sven Buerki
Researcher
Life Sciences
Plants Division
Biogeography, Madagascar, Taxonomy & Systematics
Dr Thomas Hill
Sector Leader Micropalaeontology
Earth Sciences
Economic and Environmental Earth Sciences
Biostratigraphy, Diatom Analysis, Geoarchaeology, Holocene Sea-Level Change, LGIT, Micropalaeontology, Pollen Analysis, …
Dr Ria Mitchell
Postdoctoral Researcher,Co-Evolution Initiative
Earth Sciences
Invertebrates and Plants Palaeobiology
Palaeosols; modern soils; sedimentary petrology; fluvial processes; sedimentary geochemical analysis; terrestrial geolo…
Ms Andreia Salvador
Curator, Marine Mollusca
Life Sciences
Invertebrates
Marine Mollusca, curation, history of collection, taxonomy
Curator, Lepidoptera
Life Sciences
Insects
Curation of Geometridae (Lepidoptera), Research on NHM historical collections of Lepidoptera, Tabanidae, advice on Dipte…
Mr Christopher Jones
Head of Department, Core Research Laboratories
Core Research Laboratories
CRL HoD and Admin
Mr Alessandro Giusti
Curator, Lepidoptera
Life Sciences
Insects
Curation of Insect Collections, Lepidoptera in the families Sphingidae, Limacodidae & Lasiocampidae.
Mr John Hunnex
Herbarium Technician
Life Sciences
Plants Division
Dr Diana Percy
Researcher, Entomology
Life Sciences
Insects
Psylloidea, digitising and georeferencing museum collections, evolutionary patterns and processes, insect-plant interact…
Ms Sharon Touzel
Metadata and Collections Librarian
Library and Archives
LA Researcher Services and Digital Delivery
Dr Tobias Salge
Electron Probe Microanalyst
Core Research Laboratories
Imaging and Analysis Centre
µ-CT, Automated Particle Analysis, CL, EDX, Earth Sciences, Elemental analysis, Impact Cratering, Life Science, Materia…
Georeferencer
Core Research Laboratories
Digitisation Centre
Dr Xavier Aubriot
Research Assistant - Solanaceae DNA Taxonomy
Life Sciences
Plants Division
Dr Mark Wilkinson
Merit Researcher
Life Sciences
Vertebrates Division
Caecilians, Herpetology, Phylogenetics, Systematics
Prof Juliet Brodie
Researcher
Life Sciences
Division of Diversity and Informatics
Red algal taxonomy, ecology and conservation. Genomic approaches. Response to environmental change., evolution, life his…
Senior Curator, Bryophytes
Life Sciences
Plants Division
Dr Christian Mavris
Post-Doctoral Research Assistant-ESA
Earth Sciences
Economic and Environmental Earth Sciences
DNA Sequencing Facility Manager
Core Research Laboratories
Molecular Biology Laboratories
Mr Laurence Livermore
DCP Innovation Project Manager
Life Sciences
Division of Diversity and Informatics
Biodiversity Informatics, Coreoidea, Data Publication, Digital Project Management, Digitisation, Hemiptera
Dr Sandra Knapp
Merit Researcher, Head of Division
Life Sciences
Plants Division
Mr Paul Brown
Senior Curator, Sternorrhyncha, Lice and Thrips
Life Sciences
Insects
microscope slide preparation and conservation aphid taxonomy
Researcher
Life Sciences
Division of Diversity and Informatics
ciliate systematics; ciliate biodiversity
Miss Mary Spencer Jones
Senior Curator, Bryozoa
Life Sciences
Invertebrates
Bryozoa, Ectoprocta, Entoprocta, Kamptozoa, curation, history of bryozoology, taxonomy
Dr Andrew Polaszek
Researcher
Life Sciences
Insects
Dr George Beccaloni
Curator, Orthopteroidea and Wallace Collection
Life Sciences
Insects
biodiversity informatics, curation of insect collections, digitisation, life and work of Alfred Russel Wallace, taxonomy…
Ms Jane Smith
Acting Head of Library and Archives
Library and Archives
LA HOD and Admin
Dr Harald Schneider
Researcher, Pteridophytes
Life Sciences
Plants Division
Dr Ian Kitching
Researcher, Entomology
Life Sciences
Insects
Lepidoptera, cladistics, morphology, nomenclature, phylogenetics, taxonomy
Dr David Nicholson
Postdoctoral Researcher - NERC Turtles Eye
Earth Sciences
Vertebrates and Anthropology Palaeobiology
Postdoctoral Researcher, NERC CoG3
Earth Sciences
Economic and Environmental Earth Sciences
Mr James Bell
LS Polychaete PhD Student
Life Sciences
Invertebrates
Dr Stanislav Strekopytov
Senior Analytical Chemist
Core Research Laboratories
Imaging and Analysis Centre