Collection and Research


Learn more about Canada’s rich and fascinating scientific and technological heritage. Explore research papers and essays written by members of the curatorial and conservation staff of the Canada Science and Technology Museums Corporation. These papers focus on:

  • collecting and conserving artifacts
  • using artifacts in the National Collection to tell the history of Canada
  • presenting unique artifacts in the National Collection

Watch this space grow as more papers are added regularly.

From Rock to Reality - The Mining and Metallurgy Legacy Project cstm

Hear what Canadians with careers in the mining industry have to say about safety, the environment, technology, and more.

Innovation All-Stars cstm

Innovation All-Stars: Dr Frank Plummer cstm

Type: A Closer Look

Meet Dr Frank Plummer, renowned HIV researcher and the former head of Canada’s National Microbiology Laboratory.

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