World Photography Day – August 19th

August 19th is World Photography Day, so what better time to feature some beautifully manipulated images of some of our favousite specimens? Jim Naughten is a photographer who specialises in the combination of photography and digital painting. These images are from his “Eremozoic” project, which was exhibited at the Michael Hoppen Gallery in 2021. The […]

How do you move a museum?

With 3000+ specimens including taxidermy, skeletons, fossils, and models, not to mention the extensive fluid collection with preserving agents which can be flammable or toxic, it is a mammoth task to relocate an entire museum 600m across campus! The museum in question is the Cole Museum of Zoology, founded by Professor Francis Cole in 1907 […]