Dr. Brigit Tronrud

Collections Management Specialist – Natural History

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Dr. Brigit Tronrud earned her D.Phil in Earth Sciences from the University of Oxford (2022) specializing in paleontology and zoology, following her B.Sc. from the University of Chicago (2017). Her doctoral research focussed on living and fossil birds and the relationship between avian foot function and shape. She has worked and volunteered at natural history museums in Canada (Royal BC Museum), Norway (Oslo Naturhistorisk Museum), and the UK (Oxford University Museum of Natural History), which contributed to her wide range of collections experience. At the Manitoba Museum, Brigit is responsible for the management of all collections within Natural History, including specimen preparation, storage, documentation, conservation, and access.


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