Staff

Dr Kenneth McNamara
Dr David Norman
Dr Liz Harper
Dr Marian Holness
Dr Sally Gibson
Dan Pemberton
Sarah Finney
Sarah Hammond
Matthew Riley
Rob Theodore
Nicola Skipper
Douglas Palmer
Sandra Marsh
Lisa Chapman

- Museum Director
- Curator of Palaeontology (Vertebrates)
- Curator of Palaeontology (Invertebrates)
- Curator of Mineralogy & Petrology
- Curator of Petrology
- Collections Manager
- Conservator
- Museum Administrator
- Collections Assistant (Palaeontology)
- Collections Assistant (Display & Documentation)
- Education Co-Ordinator
- Communications and Information Officer
- Archivist
- Computer Officer

To contact a member of staff please use the main contact details for the Museum.



Monday to Friday
10:00 to 13:00 & 14:00 to 17:00

Saturday
10:00 to 16:00 

Sunday
CLOSED



Oct 8, 2014

As part of the Museum's new exciting project arising from the recent award from Arts Council England Designation Development Fund, a project conservator, Rachel Howie, has been working on some of the Museum's most prized specimens with the aim of enhancing digital access to these special objects.


Sep 5, 2014

One of the most iconic of Cambrian age fossils from the famous Burgess Shale is a little (3.5 cm long) creature called Hallucigenia, which has been the subject of considerable controversy for several decades. Now, researchers, Martin Smith and Javier Ortega-Hernandez from the Department of Earth Sciences have reinvestigated this strange creature and its relationship to other animals.