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at Museum Victoria

Palaeontology

Our scientists conduct research in both invertebrate palaeontology and vertebrate palaeontology.

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Science

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

Publications

Books, journals & more

Sponges

Sponges

This guide introduces naturalists, divers and biologists to sponge species commo...

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Staff biographies

Meet the MV scientists

Erich Fitzgerald

Erich Fitzgerald

Senior Curator, Vertebrate Palaeontology

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Science Stories

From MV Blog

Beetle back from the dead

Beetle back from the dead

First sighting of this little beetle in 74 years.

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Events & exhibits

What's On in science

600 Million Years: Victoria evolves

600 Million Years: Victoria evolves

How did life on Earth come to be the way it is and what happened in our part of ...

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