More than 350 scientists work here in earth and life sciences, our core research labs and library and archives.
An acclaimed research institution, we publish over 700 scientific papers a year with international collaborators.
The Museum's 150-million-year-old Stegosaurus stenops would have weighed around 1,600kg in life.
Key past environmental impacts could predict the future of marine life under climate change.
Museum scientists have created a tool made from Lego to manipulate delicate specimens.