Research

If you are interested in performing research at our zoo, we would love to hear from you! We offer the unique opportunity to study a large range of exotic reptile and invertebrate species in a conservation-focused institution.

There are many aspects involved in the operation of a zoo. The scope of research at the zoo encompasses all of the following:

Animal Science
Conservation, Physiology, Ecology, Ethology, Veterinary

Education
Scientific Outreach, Primary/Secondary School Biology Curriculum

Sociology
Society’s relationship with the natural world, Visitor attitudes towards reptiles, zoos and conservation

Business
PR, Marketing, Environmental Sustainability, Finance

Third level students at both undergraduate and postgraduate level are invited to submit a research proposal (see form below):

Research Proposal Form

If you are interested in research but not sure what topic, please send an enquiry to research@nationalreptilezoo.ie