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.

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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

William (Bill) D. Birch

William (Bill) D. Birch

Senior Curator, Geology

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Science Stories

From MV Blog

Town Skull, Country Skull

Town Skull, Country Skull

The mystery of the tiny brainbox.

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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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