Monthly Archives: October 2012

Immediate Position for One Research Assistant

One Research Assistant (RA) Position Immediately Available at the Department of Biological Sciences, National University of Singapore One Research Assistant position is immediately available for the project “Enhancing the Urban Native Biodiversity of Singapore” under the charge of Associate Professor … Continue reading

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News from the Comprehensive Marine Biodiversity Survey of Singapore, Johore Straits

Update (30 October): Drs Daphne Fautin and Peter Ng are interviewed by Steven Chia on Channel NewsAsia’s AM Live!  The second phase of the Comprehensive Marine Biodiversity Survey kicked off on the 15th of October with a 3 week workshop … Continue reading

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Field Assistant Vacancy

Field Assistant Required for Botany Laboratory, Department of Biological Sciences One vacancy is available for the post of field assistant for the period October 2012 to February 2013. The work involves assisting researchers conduct vegetation analysis in forest in the … Continue reading

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Wild Singapore!

“Wild Singapore” by Geoffrey Davison, Ria Tan and Benjamin Lee will be launched in November and its retail price is set at $69,90. But fret not! There is a special sale for NUS Staff and Students at the first book … Continue reading

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Sights Unseen (PURE Magazine Oct-Dec 2012 Issue, featuring Private Lives: An Exposé on Singapore’s Rainforests

To read extracted pages featuring our book, please click HERE. To read PURE Magazine Oct-Dec 2012 Issue, please click HERE.  

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For the love of nature (NUS Buzz Quarterly Staff E-Newsletter, Issue #13, September 2012)

For the love of nature by Veronique Ah Sen, Office of Corporate Relations Private Lives: An Exposé of Singapore’s Rainforests, the fourth and latest edition in the Private Lives series produced by the NUS Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research and sponsored … Continue reading

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Fauna reported from Batu caves, Selangor, Malaysia: annotated checklist and bibliography

For the first time in more than 40 years, Moseley et al. has compiled the first definitive checklist and bibliography of cave-associated zoological taxa reported from the Batu caves. The list more than doubles records of vertebrates and invertebrates known from … Continue reading

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Biological Approaches to Coastal Enhancement and Restoration

Large-scale marine development projects are essential for economic development in coastal and deltaic areas around the world. Singapore is a prime example of a location in which natural and man-amde worlds are in growing conflict. As the planet is rapidly … Continue reading

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