Research Projects at the Botanic Garden

Many different research projects have been and are being carried out using the collections and the physical spaces at the Botanic Garden. These projects, the majority of which are led by research scientists external to the Botanic Garden, cover a very wide range of topics. To find out more about particular projects, please follow the links embedded within the project names below.


Examples of past and current projects include:

  • The ecology of tool use by New Caledonian Crows - using the Pandanus plant in the Palm House
  • Rheology of Euphorbia latex
  • Inter and intra species relationships of sporopollenin chemistry
  • Is the structure of bee-plant interaction networks determined by trait matching?
  • The mutational consequences of the natural environment on Arabidopsis thaliana seedlings