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, and third level students at both undergraduate and postgraduate level are invited to submit a research proposal (see form below).


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

Scientific Outreach, Primary/Secondary School Biology Curriculum

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

PR, Marketing, Environmental Sustainability, Finance


Applicants will need to;