Monthly Archives: June 2011

The Native Plants of Singapore: Growing your Natural Heritage – Prof Hugh Tan

To register, please click HERE to go to the facebook event page. Please click HERE to download the flyer pdf.

Posted in seminar | Leave a comment

ATBC starts a memorial fund for Navjot Sodhi

The Association of Tropical Biology and Conservation (ATBC) is now accepting donations from members of the tropical conservation biology community and beyond in the view of establishing a memorial fund to commemorate the legacy of Navjot Sodhi’s contribution to the … Continue reading

Posted in Announcement | Leave a comment

On the nomenclature of the palaemonid names Palaemon spinipes Desmarest, 1817, Palaemon spinipes Schenkel, 1902 and Macrobrachium wallacei Wowor & Ng, 2008 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Caridea)

Please be informed of this newly published journal article by RMBR research associates Peter K. L. Ng and Daisy Wowor: Ng, P. K. L., D. Wowor (2011) On the nomenclature of the palaemonid names Palaemon spinipes Desmarest, 1817, Palaemon spinipes … Continue reading

Posted in journal | Leave a comment

Plant traits and extinction in urban areas: a meta-analysis of 11 cities

Please be informed of this newly published journal article by RMBR research associate Richard T. Corlett in Global Ecology and Biography. Duncan, R. P., S. E. Clemants, R. T. Corlett, A. K. Hahs, M. A. McCarthy, M. J. McDonnell, M. W. … Continue reading

Posted in journal | Leave a comment

Towards a global database of weed risk assessments: A test of transferability for the tropics

Please be informed of this newly published journal article by Department of Biological Sciences graduate student Kwek Yan Chong, and RMBR research associates, Richard T. Corlett, Darren C. J. Yeo and Hugh T. W. Tan: Chong, K. Y., R. T. … Continue reading

Posted in journal | Leave a comment

New Articles on Nature in Singapore

Please be informed that a new article has been uploaded to the Nature in Singapore website (http://rmbr.nus.edu.sg/nis). Thanks. Ng, T. H. & S. K. Tan, 2011. Observations of land snails feeding on the eggs of Pomacea canaliculata (Lamarck, 1822) (Mollusca: … Continue reading

Posted in NiS | Leave a comment

Job Opportunity: Research Assistant (1 Position)

A Research Assistant position is available immediately at Freshwater Ecology lab at TMSI, NUS. The lab is engaged in environmental research in freshwater habitat and is active in defining ecological standards within Singapore. Responsibilities: Active participation in field surveys including … Continue reading

Posted in job | Leave a comment

Wild Singapore features our Open House!

Ria Tan, RMBR’s honorary museum associate and founder of WildSingapore took time to check out our Open House last Friday and ever so efficiently featured us in her blog on Saturday! Thanks Ria, we couldn’t have done a better job ourselves … Continue reading

Posted in Activities, Event, Open House, Public Gallery | Leave a comment

Public lecture: Hidden treasures of biodiversity: flowers of the marine world

From Habitatnews: The Sea Anemone Public Lecture “Hidden treasures of biodiversity: flowers of the marine world” By Professor Daphne Fautin Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology University of Kansas & Curator, Natural History Museum and Biodiversity Research Center University of … Continue reading

Posted in Announcement, talk, visitor | Leave a comment

Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research Open House 2011 in conjunction with Children’s Season 2011

Four more days to the Raffles Museum Open House!  See you there! Click on image to download poster pdf

Posted in Open House | Leave a comment