Projects and fellowships

  • Conservator Lorraine Cornish, Curator Ollie Crimmen and Scientific Associate Brian Rosen
    Museum Lives

    Listen to clips from CAHR’s oral history project, recording memories ‘behind  the scenes’ from researchers and curators.

  • Sir Hans Sloane
    Reconstructing Sloane

    Learn more about this research programme to reconnect the dispersed parts of Sir Hans Sloane’s collections, now distributed between the Natural History Museum, the British Museum and the British Library.

  • Watercolour of a king penguin by Georg Forster
    Scott of the Antarctic

    Find out how the CAHR team helped researchers contribute to an exhibition about Captain Scott's famous expeditions to the Antarctic.

  • Morning glory, Ipomoea obscura.
    Wallich and Indian Natural History

    Find out more about how the CAHR team contributed to a project to reunite the dispersed specimens, correspondence and illustrations of botanist Nathaniel Wallich.

Contact us 

For further information about the Centre for Arts and Humanities Research at the Museum, please contact:

Julie Harvey BSc, DipLib, FRES
Head, Centre for Arts and Humanities Research
Tel: 020 7942 5241   Email