Research initiatives

We are asking key scientific questions in novel ways, using the Museum's vast natural history collections in combination with our expert knowledge of

  • taxonomy and systematics
  • origins and evolution of life, earth and the solar system
  • biodiversity
  • natural resources 
  • informatics.

Discover more about the new approaches we are taking to our key areas of research:

Chrysina limbata, silver chafer beetle.
Research news

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