Darwin Inspired Scientists

Funky Pigeons

Hein Van Grouw, Curator of Birds at the Natural History Museum in Tring, shows viewers some of the pigeon specimens housed there, explaining the importance of such collections. He also shares why he became a geneticist and the importance of Darwin's research.

Brilliant Barnacles

Miranda Lowe, Collections Manager (Invertebrates) at the Natural History Museum, explains her work as a scientist and the legacy of Darwin's studies on barnacles. She also talks about Darwin's barnacle collection that is housed at the Natural History Museum.

Murderous Plants

Dr Dawn Sanders