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FOLLOW OUR ACHIEVEMENTS AND GOALS

Our team and partners are working together around the globe to develop research and learning programmes across a number of scientific disciplines, and to realise the use of a modern version of HMS Beagle. Explore our past, present and future milestones.

Working On

KEY PARTNERS

We've joined forces with a number of key partners, including the Natural History Museum, the National Oceanography Centre, the Garden Musuem and Kew Gardens to support our science, education and outreach goals.

FUNDACIÓN BEAGLE

The Chilean Fundación Beagle team are working locally to raise funds to build a new research and outreach educartion centre. The organisation is also developing regional science and learning programmes.

RECRUITING VOLUNTEERS

We're looking for volunteer support on fundraising, picture and historical research tasks. If you're interested, please email admin@hmsbeagleproject.org, stating which areas interest you, how much time you can commit, and what related experience you have.

Future Goals

AUSTRALIAN EXPANSION

The project plans to extend its educational and funding outreach in Australia following a well-received event at the Royal Institution of Australia in Adelaide, December 2011.

Achieved

HOME PORT SEARCH

The search for the UK port from where the new Beagle will set sail is underway. Pembroke Dock in Pembrokeshire will be one of the home ports for the new Beagle, not far from where the last captain of HMS Beagle John Lort-Stokes grew up.

BRAZILIAN EXPEDITION

In September 2009, the HMS Beagle Project coordinated a major collaborative celebration of Charles Darwin's life and work in Paraty, Brazil. Supported by a British Council Darwin Now Network grant, marine research scientists from South America, the USA and the UK... Read more

CHILEAN WORKSHOPS

In May 2011, the HMS Beagle Project team held a successful series of workshops with senior officials, business leaders, scientists and educators in Santiago, Chile, to develop plans for scientific and learning programmes across the country. Download Spanish news coverage in El Mercurio.

COMMUNICATIONS STRATEGY

We have developed a global cross-platform communications strategy to satisfy the information needs of a range of audiences. The first stage was a new visual identity and website, developed by design agency M/A and communication specialists Strategic Content.