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Jessica Burdge, Interim Head of Collections


Claire Robinson, Exhibitions & Collections Curator

Lauren Beatty, Curatorial Trainee (Collections)

Learning and Access

Ellen Fenton, Interim Head of Public Engagement (starting 6th November 2018)


Alison Hadfield, Learning and Access Curator

Matthew Sheard, Learning and Access Curator  ‎‌

Eilidh Lawrence, Curatorial Trainee (Learning and Access)

Visitor Services

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Cathy Cruickshank, MUSA Operations Officer

‌‌Gerardine Macdonald

Gerardine MacDonald, Senior Visitor Services Faciliator 

Lucy Portchmouth, Senior Visitor Services Facilitator

Monica Burns

Monica Burns, Senior Visitor Services Facilitator 



Departmental curators

  • Amerindian & Ethnographic Collection: Professor Mark Harris
  • Anatomy & Pathology Collection:  Dr Robert Humphreys
  • Archaeology Collection: Dr Rebecca Sweetman
  • Bell Pettigrew Museum & Natural History Collection: Dr Carl Smith & Dr Iain Matthews
  • Chemistry Collection: Dr Alan Aitken
  • Geology Collection: Stuart Allison
  • Heritage Collection (Fine Art, Applied Art and Furniture): Ann Gunn
  • Historic Scientific Instrument Collection: Dr Bernd Braunecker
  • Psychology Collection: Dr Michael Oram