The Natural History Museum is a highly productive scientific research institution and publishing performs a key role in passing on the work that is undertaken.

Work is published in a wide range of publications including:

  • including scientific research articles in peer reviewed scholarly journals
  • academic books
  • popular books
  • articles for the media
  • consultation documents
  • electronic publications.

Approximately 1,000 publications are produced annually, of which about half are peer-reviewed. (Peer-reviewed articles have, before publication, been examined by other scientists and researchers in that speciality.)

Publication data gives details of author, with Museum scientists in capitals, date of publication, title, journal (in italics) or publisher, volume and pagination.

Museum staff publications

Archive publications

Instructions for submitting a manuscript to the Botany series Bulletin of the Natural History Museum PDF (25.2 KB)