An OPAL Scientist's job is not all hard work - sometimes there are celebs and giant squirrels!

Get your hands dirty and contribute to valuable research. Take the OPAL Soil Survey...

We ran a fun science day with a serious purpose in Newcastle last month. Here's what we discovered...

OPAL couldn't do it without them. Meet the people who join our network together. Introducing...

OPAL scientist blog


OPAL partners

The OPAL partnership is led by Imperial College London and includes:

Field Studies Council
Glasgow City of Science
National Museum Wales
Newcastle University
North Wales Wildlife Trust

Plymouth University
Queen's University Belfast
University of Aberdeen
University of Nottingham
University of York


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