Science review 2011 - 2012

Our new five-year science strategy, a new age of discovery, is designed to employ our unique expertise and collections to pursue a programme of scientific work that is distinctive, excellent and relevant.

Based on our three focal areas of activity scientific discovery, infrastructure and engagement 

The strategy identifies five major challenges:

  1. The digital NHM
  2. Origins, evolution and futures
  3. Biodiversity discovery
  4. Natural resources and hazards
  5. Science, society and skills

 Discover how we are implementing our strategy in the

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Science review 2011 - 2012

Find out how we are pursuing our five major challenges and creating a new age of discovery in science at the Museum.

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    Science review - 2010

    Discover more about what the Museum's scientists are discovering about the natural world by using the Museums's collections for their research.

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    Science review 2009

    Find out more about the nature of science at the Museum in 2009.

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Science strategy 2013 - 2017

Find out more about our five-year science strategy, a new age of discovery, designed to employ our unique expertise and collections.