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



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

Research Associate, Geosciences

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Science Stories

From MV Blog

Meet <i>Hyorhinomys stuempkei</i>, a Hog-nosed Rat

Meet Hyorhinomys stuempkei, a Hog-nosed Rat

Get to know Hyorhinomys stuempkei in a video with two of its discoverers.

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Events & exhibits

What's On in science

Solar System Odyssey

Solar System Odyssey

Stow away on a mission to explore the Solar System.

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