Our expertise in taxonomy, systematics and mineralogy is driving research projects aimed at securing the future of our food, health and natural materials.
We are using the Museum’s collections alongside field and laboratory investigations to study wild relatives of food plants and their pests, predict the spread of disease, and find new ways to extract scarce elements sustainably and economically.
Using our collections to develop sustainable strategies for Earth's non-renewable resources.
Providing an authoritative resource on the global diversity of the family Culicidae.
Isolating the cryptic species found in the most important group of commercial bumblebees.