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The International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature (ICZN) and the Biodiversity Informatics Infrastructure: 14 November 2013, 7:00pm–8:00pm

The Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research and the International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature is proud to present the free public talk: The International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature (ICZN) and the Biodiversity Informatics Infrastructure Date: 14 November 2013                                                                                                           Time: 7:00pm–8:00pm                                                                                                Venue: … Continue reading

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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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Kwek Yan featured in Straits Times and Today

Plant Systematics Lab member Chong Kwek Yan presented the results of his doctoral research project earlier this month and was featured the Straits Times and Today last Saurday! Text to ST article Natural greenery ‘key to diverse wildlife’ – Grace … Continue reading

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Seminar: Natural Selection and Evolution: Lessons from butterfly mimicry (Friday 1 February, 4 PM, LT 20)

All are welcome!  “Natural Selection and Evolution: Lessons from butterfly mimicry”, a seminar by Dr Krushnamegh Kunte Date:  1 February 2013; Time: 4 PM; Venue: LT 20, Faculty of Science (map) Abstract: Natural selection is the central tenet of evolutionary biology. A … Continue reading

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Seminar: Evolution of the human pygmy phenotype by Nathaniel J. Dominy (Friday 25 January, 4 PM, LT 20)

All are welcome!  “Evolution of the human pygmy phenotypes”, a seminar by Assoc. Professor Nathaniel J. Dominy Date:  25 January 2013; Time: 4 PM; Venue: LT 20, Faculty of Science (map) Abstract: Small human body size, or the ‘pygmy’ phenotype, is characteristic … Continue reading

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Investigating food web and trophic interactions in Singapore’s reservoirs, a seminar by Liew Jia Huan (Friday 30 Nov 2012, 10 AM, DBS Conference Room)

All are welcome to this Department of Biological Sciences PhD Qualifying Exam seminar! “Investigating food web and trophic interactions in Singapore’s reservoirs”, a seminar by graduate student Liew Jia Huan (supervisor: Asst Prof. Darren Yeo & Dr. Tan Heok Hui) from … Continue reading

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Habitat Enrichment for Tropical Butterflies, a seminar by Anuj Jain (Monday, 12 Nov 2012, 10 AM, DBS Conference Room)

All are welcome to this Department of Biological Sciences PhD Qualifying Exam seminar! “Habitat Enrichment for Tropical Butterflies”, a seminar by graduate student Anuj Jain (supervisor: Professor Edward Webb) from the Applied Plant Ecology Lab.  Date:  12 November 2012; Time: 10 … 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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Creatures of the deep through the eyes of Dr Bertrand Richer De Forges

  Last friday, the second of the Wallace Lectures Series was held at the Botanic Gardens! This time, the distinguished speaker was Dr Bertrand Richer de Forges on “Marine Biodiversity: Known and Unknown”.   All who attended discovered the amazing … Continue reading

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