Science Portal

Access to science research and collections
at Museum Victoria

Mineralogy and Petrology

Our scientists research rocks and minerals either from the existing collections or obtained during fieldwork.

Mineralogy and PetrologyTerrestrial EnvironmentsMarine SciencesPalaeontology


Places to find science content on the museum's websites.


Books, journals & more

Killers in Eden

Killers in Eden

The Story of a Rare Partnership between Men and Killer Whales. Written by Daniel...

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Staff biographies

Meet the MV scientists

William (Bill) D. Birch

William (Bill) D. Birch

Research Associate, Geosciences

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Science Stories

From MV Blog

How cute is that?

How cute is that?

For an endangered species, being cute is an evolutionary advantage.

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Events & exhibits

What's On in science



It's electrifying!

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