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

Catriona McPhee

Catriona McPhee

Collection Manager, Entomology & Arachnology

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Science Stories

From MV Blog

Death by coitus

Death by coitus

The fascinating sex lives of phascogales.

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Events & exhibits

What's On in science

Megawatt

Megawatt

It's electrifying!

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