Research opportunities

We prioritise research that will have a positive impact on the living world, either directly through improved animal management or indirectly through the promotion of conservation action.

We welcome collaborations with PhD students and professional researchers and have conducted many successful projects with postgraduate training programmes.

We also provide training opportunities for students studying for undergraduate or masters degrees who can conduct observational research on our range of animals and plants.

Do you have a research project in mind?

Yes and I am studying for an academic qualification equivalent to a Master’s degree or below. 

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Yes and I am studying for an academic qualification higher than a Master’s degree OR I am a researcher from another zoo or institution. 

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Would you like to know what research projects are available*?

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*Zoo projects are available to Master’s students and above OR qualified researchers from other zoos or institutions only.

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