Mr Laurence Livermore

Laurence Livermore holding a museum drawer containing large coreid bugs.
  • Digital Analyst
  • Life Sciences department
  • Insects
Natural History Museum
Cromwell Road


Employment History


2011-Present    THE NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM ∙ London

e-Taxonomy Support Specialist (Scratchpads & eMonocot Project) 

Roles in the Scratchpads Project include: project management; organising and running international training courses for students and professionals; specialist user support; data and standards management; and outreach and facilitating collaboration between project partners (eMonocot, RGB Kew and Encyclopedia of Life).

Scratchpads - biodiversity online



2009-Present    THE NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM ∙ London

JUNIOR RESEARCHER (Hemiptera: Heteroptera)

Production of a comprehensive modern world catalogue on Coreidae and digitisation of type specimens. All taxonomic data will be entered into an online database (Species File Software) from which a printed catalogue will be produced (Q3 2011).


Coreoidea Species File


2008-2009    PALMER'S COLLEGE ∙ Grays, Essex


Maintenance and construction of the college's intranet and electronic resources using a Content Management System (CMS), based in the library. Work also included giving training to staff on using the CMS and MS Office software.


  • MSc Entomology, Imperial College London
  • BSc (Hons) Biochemistry, Lancaster University