New blog post: Exploring Early Life Through Printmaking
For our current exhibition, First Animals, we commissioned original works from a total of 22 local printmakers.
"I was completely fascinated by the fossil collection in the Museum, especially the fine specimens from Chengjiang and Newfoundland. They are preserved as mere impressions in the rock, so they are, in essence, nature’s prints." Sally Levell, Oxford Printmakers Co-operative
Read more about our collaboration with the printmakers in our latest blogpost.
Opportunities for young people
Visiting with a group?
If you're visiting with a group of ten or more (including school groups and foreign language/summer school groups), please book in advance
Join Natural History Investigators
We're now open for this years' application for 'Natural History Investigators' (suitable for key stage 4 students). Investigators interested in the natural world have an opportunity to pursue an extended project of their choice. Investigators meet on Saturdays from 10.30am to 12.30pm for ten weeks.
Early career opportunities
We welcome approaches from postdoctoral researchers carrying out collections-based research in these areas who are interested in holding externally funded fellowships in the Museum. For applications for Leverhulme Early Career Fellowships in 2020, we ask that potential applicants send us a one-page summary of their planned research, including details of how they will make use of collections and other facilities at the Museum, together with a CV with up to five best publications highlighted by 30th June 2019.