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

Erich Fitzgerald

Erich Fitzgerald

Senior Curator, Vertebrate Palaeontology

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Science Stories

From MV Blog

Australia’s biggest wildlife biobank

Australia’s biggest wildlife biobank

MV to establish biobank with grant from Ian Potter Foundation.

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Events & exhibits

What's On in science

Carnival of Science

Carnival of Science

Explore the science behind the carnival.

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