The Museum is a scientific institution of international renown where respected scientists are researching the natural world.
Find out more about what Museum scientists are discovering about our planet.
Using living descendants and fossil remains, the study of phylogenetics aims to reconstruct the Tree of life.
Find out more about how the diversity of genes, genotypes and phenotypes are being related to evolution and the environment by Museum scientists.
Find out how scientists are using fossil remains to assess the effects of climate and geophysical change on biodiversity in the past
By studying parasites and the vectors that carry them, Museum scientists are contributing towards the control of devastating diseases of plants, animals and people.