Since its inception, The Royal Zoological Society of Scotland (RZSS) has placed a strong emphasis on the conservation of biodiversity and the contribution that scientific research must make.
RZSS research encompasses an extensive variety of topics, studying animals and their environments in both captivity and in the wild.
We currently concentrate on 6 themes of research, each with its own dedicated team of experts, ensuring that we are working at cutting edge of science.
We specialise in the following areas:
Find information about how the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland (RZSS) can facilitate projects and collaborate with researchers who wish to conduct research concerning the living collections, or data and samples associated with them, at Edinburgh Zoo or the Highland Wildlife Park.