Earth sciences

Museum scientists in the Earth Sciences Department are studying the origins of the planet, the earth's resources and the evolution of life.

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Staff directory - Earth sciences

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Latest blog posts
  • Have a merry microfossil Christmas and an ore-some new year!

    To celebrate the countdown to Christmas, two of our geology curators have been revealing daily treats from their collections. Last December, micropalaeontology curator Dr Giles Miller tweeted a s...
    Tue, 16 Dec 2014 14:10:55

  • Adding value to a former oil company collection

    I was feeling very nostalgic this week as I helped to process a loan of 450 slides from a collection I curated back in 1994. The Former British Petroleum Microfossil Collection was donated to us in 19...
    Tue, 18 Nov 2014 08:56:11