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

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

Saturday
10:00 to 16:00 

Sunday
CLOSED



May 22, 2015

A weird group of ancient but surviving carnivorous worms, known as priapulids, which live in burrows on the seabed, evolved a remarkable method of capturing their prey – they can turn their hook-lined throat region inside out through the mouth to form a very effective grappling iron for capturing their prey.


May 19, 2015

The possibility that the extinction of the dinosaurs 66 million years ago may have been caused by the eruption of the Deccan lavas in India has been increased by new research, published in the Geological Society of America Bulletin (doi:10.1130/B31167.1).


A view of the Mahabaleshwar escarpment in the western Ghats, India. Just a small part of the 3.6 km thick pile of lavas that flooded over the Deccan region of India some 66 million years ago? (photo copyright Dr Sally Gibson, Dept. Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge)