Contact Us

We are always happy to help with any Natural Science queries or questions that you may have. Contact details are given below:

General written or telephone enquiries may be addressed to:

The Department of Natural Sciences
National Museum Cardiff
Cathays Park
Cardiff CF10 3NP
Wales, UK

Phone: +44 (0)29 2057 3224

For enquiries requiring specialist information, please contact an appropriate staff member listed below.

Natural Sciences staff list

Dr Caroline Buttler

Co-Acting Head of Natural Sciences, Head of Palaeontology
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Dr Jana Horak

Co-Acting Head of Natural Sciences, Head of Mineralogy & Petrology
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Dr Mike Wilson

Principal Curator: Entomology (Hemiptera)

Dr Trevor Bailey

Senior Curator: Palaeontology
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Tom Cotterell

Senior Curator: Mineralogy & Petrology (Mineralogy)
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Dr Daniel Cox

Senior Laboratory Manager

Dr Teresa Darbyshire

Senior Curator: Invertebrate Biodiversity (Marine Invertebrates)
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Jennifer Gallichan

Curator: Vertebrates
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Andrew Haycock

Curator: Mineralogy & Petrology (Petrology)
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Anna Holmes

Curator: Invertebrate Biodiversity (Bivalves)
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Cindy Howells

Curator: Palaeontology
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Dr Ingrid Jüttner

Principal Curator: Botany (Diatoms)
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Dr Lucy McCobb

Senior Curator: Palaeontology (Arthropods)
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Katie Mortimer-Jones

Senior Curator: Invertebrate Biodiversity (Marine Invertebrates)
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Dr Heather Pardoe

Principal Curator: Botany (Pollen)
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Mark Pavett

Senior Curator: Entomology (Hymenoptera)

Dr Ben Rowson

Senior Curator: Invertebrate Biodiversity (Terrestrial Mollusca)
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Katherine Slade

Curator: Botany (Lower Plants)
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Dr Ray Tangney

Principal Curator: Botany (Lower Plants)
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James Turner

Digital Imaging and Access Officer
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Sally Whyman

Curator: Botany (Vascular Plants)
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Harriet Wood

Curator: Invertebrate Biodiversity (Mollusca)
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Lara Davies

Adminstration Officer

Sarah Lendrum

Administrative Assistant

Linzi Tierney

Administrative Officer