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As an international museum in a major, research-led university, research – its facilitation, dissemination and broader, societal impact – is paramount, underpinning all aspects of major activity.  Research drives exhibitions, informs teaching, enriches public engagement and is a key determining factor in granting external loans.  Our collections draw together academics, technologists and artists in collaborations that seek to stimulate discussion, promote the development of new ideas and advance understanding of material culture.

Among the projects we are currently working on are the following: