Category Archives: Announcement

Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research is no more

No, not an April Fool’s joke. From today, the Raffles Museum officially becomes Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum. Since our public gallery closed a year ago, everyone at the museum has been busy gearing up for the change. The … Continue reading

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“Forget not our Living Forest” – botanist Joseph Lai unveils an entourage of enthralling forest denizens! Thu 17 Oct 2013: 6.30pm @ NUS LT25

Raffles Museum Toddycats & Cicada Tree Eco-Place are pleased to present this free public talk: “Forget Not Our Living Forest” by Joseph Lai, botanist Thu 17 Oct 2013: 6.30pm – 8.00pm Venue: Lecture Theatre 25, Faculty of Science, NUS (map) … Continue reading

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Closure of Raffles Museum Office

The Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research Office will be closed on 23 July 2013 (Tuesday) from 9am to 5.30pm as the staff will be attending the department team-building day.

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Mark your calendars! The Festival of Biodiversity 2013 is coming!

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Thursday 06 June 2013, 7 PM at Botany Centre, Singapore Botanic Gardens. Rony Huys on Copepods – An Introduction to the “Insects of the sea”

All are welcome but please register your attendance here. See you!  DATE : Thursday 06 June 2013 TIME: 7 pm to 8:30 pm VENUE: Function Hall, Botany centre level 1, Singapore Botanic Gardens About the talk -No group of plants or animals on … Continue reading

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Saturday 01 June 2013, 10:30 AM at Botany Centre, Singapore Botanic Gardens. Kevin Tilbrook on Lace Corals and Moss Animals

Ever wondered about the delicate lace corals that are found in marine waters around the world and in particular, Singapore?  Join Shell Visiting Scientist Dr. Kevin Tilbrook, curator of Bryozoa at the Museum of Tropical Queensland as he introduces us … Continue reading

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Celebrate Earth Day at the launch of “The Diversity of Life on Earth”

Join author Sylvain Richer de Forges and guest speaker Professor Peter Ng for this timely book launch of “The Diversity of Life on Earth: from Heritage to Extinction”, as we celebrate International Mother Earth Day. Overall this book aims to address the dramatic issue … Continue reading

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Join us for “The Last Hurrah!” (Update: Registration closed)

We’ve been talking about it for a long time and it is finally here! RMBR will close from the April 1 and as a final thank you gesture, we’d like to invite everyone to join us for a Last Hurrah! … Continue reading

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A feature in Knowledge Enterprise

The Comprehensive Marine Biodiversity Survey expedition held in Pulau Ubin last October continues to make waves, this time in the latest issue of NUS’ Knowledge Enterprise! Download the full issue!

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Happy Snake Year!

The Public Gallery will be closed from 11th to 12th Feb 2013 for Chinese New Year. It will re-open on 13th Feb 2013 (Wed). Happy New Year everyone! 

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