Here at Chester, 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 opportunities for students studying undergraduate or masters degrees to conduct observational research on our range of animals and plants.

Any questions? Check our FAQ about research at Chester Zoo.

research opportunities

Research Pass

For active PhD students or professional researchers from other institutions or Zoos.

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Student Pass

For projects that contribute to an academic qualification up to and including a Master’s degree.


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