Episode 82 – Curating entomology

In this podcast, recent Masters graduate Emma Plant interviews Jeanne Robinson, the Hunterian Museum’s curator of entomology. Tune in to hear about this fascinating collection and its origins, what it involves to take care of thousands of unique specimens, and how Jeanne came to find herself in this interesting role.


Jeanne Robinson disguised as a wasp at the Montreal insectarium, and showing off the Hunterian collections to Nicola Sturgeon.

Podcast edited by Emma Plant.

Feature image: Original artwork courtesy of Masters student Eleanor Duncan, 2021©.

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Intro and outro music sampled from: “The Curtain Rises” and “Early RiserKevin MacLeod [CC BY 3.0]

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