Here you will find information about our Research Division and our research at the museum.
The Head of the Research Division has the main responsibility for the organisation and coordination of the research and for the research collections. The Director of Science has a staff of administrators and advisers, known as Research Division Directorate.
Per Ericson, Director of Science
Irene Bisang, Senior Grant Liaison Officer
Sven Johansson, Programmer
Thomas Lyrholm, Senior Assistant to the Director of Science.
The following departments belong to the Research Division:
Bioinformatics and genetics
Biodiversity informatics, analyses of DNA.
Seed plants, fungi, lichens, algae, bryophytes and more.
Environmental research and monitoring
Monitoring of environmental contaminants, Environmental Specimen Bank, Bird Ringing Centre(administration of bird ringing in Sweden), Palynological Laboratory (pollen analyses).
Minerals, isotope analysis of rocks, mineral, sediments, water and environmental samples. NORDSIM and VEGA centre.
Fossil animals and plants.
Corals, worms, gastropods, bivalves, crustaceans, seastars, sea urchins, etc., insects, arachnids, myriapods, fish, amphimbians, mammals, reptiles, birds and more , FishBase secretariat.