Our scientific experts have the skills to conduct collection-based research in
- zoology (animals)
- palaeobiology (fossils)
- mineralogy (minerals)
- botany (plants).
The museum also supports the research activities of many independent scientists who have intensive working relationships with our staff and collections.
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- A possible new species almost found — but lost
Brian Coad recounts the tale of a possibly new blind cave fish species that had him hooked, but sadly was lost.
- Champsosaurus: CT scanning reveals its ear openings really were on the bottom of its skull
Carleton University student Thomas Dudgeon gets into the heads of the museum’s Champsosaurus to solve a Cretaceous ear mystery.