Research Impact & Engagement

Grow new knowledge from our collections

The museum has been a hub for research since it was established in 1884. Access to our collections and archives can provide a unique opportunity to stimulate or support academic research.

Engage our visitors with your research

We have a comprehensive learning, engagement and research programme through which academic research can find a pathway to impact.

Want to know more?

Contact: Adam Goldwater 0191 2083406

Supporting Research

We have resources in place to help staff and students with their research and to make that research impactful. We are always looking for collaboration and partnerships that engender innovative research.

Teaching and Learning

Museum staff contribute to undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, providing collections based learning and access to collections.