The Botanic Garden's collections are available to be used for research purposes.

This includes:

Undergraduate Projects

Biological Science undergraduates are welcome to consider projects based on plants and work relevant to the Botanic Garden.

Some of our staff can act as supervisor for these projects.

In past years undergraduate project topics have included:


Research Collaborations        

The Botanic Garden welcomes enquiries from researchers who wish to use the collections and / or the Garden in some way for research purposes.  Please visit our Research Projects page for more information about past and current projects.

A leaflet about our collections and their potential use for research can be downloaded here. Information about access to our collections with regard to the Nagoya protocol can be downloaded here.

Please contact Professor Simon Hiscock (Director) with a completed Research form outlining your request.


Pathways to Impact

The Botanic Garden is the perfect venue for academic researchers to use to engage with the public about their science.  We hold events and activities throughout the year at both the Botanic Garden and Harcourt Arboretum.  Please contact us if you are interested in participating.

If you are an academic interested in working with the Botanic Garden or Harcourt Arboretum to deliver your Pathways to Impact, please contact Professor Simon Hiscock, Director.  More information about the kinds of impact activities that are possible can be downloaded here.