Background

The informatics team is inventing new digital tools for measuring, recording and explaining the natural world.

The Museum's 79 million specimens and diverse research programme generate a vast amount of biodiversity data.

We are structuring this information and developing digital tools to analyse, exchange and communicate the data with a global audience.

By uniting and analysing the data we are allowing scientists, policy makers and local communities to make informed decisions about the natural world.

Looking to the future