The Museum has a range of facilities that support micropalaeontological research, including a digital imaging suite and a dedicated micropalaeontology library.
These resources and our collections present many opportunities for research collaborations and volunteer placements. Find out more below.
Explore the Heron-Allen Library, a leading international resource for micropalaeontology literature.
Learn about the micropalaeontology unit's digital imaging facilities, as well as the new techniques our researchers have developed to help visualise microfossils, nannofossils and palynomorphs.
The micropalaeontology unit are always looking for collaborative projects, especially if the research has the potential to enhance our understanding of material in Museum collections.
Find out more about volunteers in the micropalaeontology unit, and how you can get involved.
Search the Museum's palaeontology collections databases, including a fossil and recent ostracod catalogue and the Heron-Allen slide collection.