Monthly Archives: May 2010

Comparative Phylogeography of Indo-West Pacific Intertidal Barnacles: Glaciations, Islands and Habitat Specificity

Date: 1st June 2010 (Tuesday) Time: 11am Venue: Conference Rm 2 Host: Dr Ng Ngan Kee Speaker: Dr Chu Ka Hou (The Chinese University of Hong Kong) Abstract: Previous studies on two common widespread intertidal acorn barnacles, Tetraclita squamosa and … Continue reading

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International Decapod Phylogenetics Meeting (26 and 27 May 2010)

The “International Decapod Phylogenetics Task Force” met over two days (26 and 27 May 2010) in DBS, NUS to update and exchange information of the current sequencing efforts of decapods, and as well as to outline the possible collaboration for … Continue reading

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Andreas Wilting

Andreas, who visited us in Dec 2009, flew in from Sabah for a quick visit to finish up his earlier research work here. He had initially planned to spend three days in RMBR from 26 to 28 May, not knowing … Continue reading

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Dr Jimmy Lim Chee Ming and Prof Tong Chee Kiong

RMBR received two visitors from the University of Brunei Darussalam today – Dr Jimmy Lim Chee Ming (Dean of Science) and Prof Tong Chee Kiong (Special Academic Advisor). They were here to discuss museum matters, biology curriculum and forge future … Continue reading

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International Museum Day at RMBR!

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The importance of bryophytes in plant biology study: lessons learned and misconceptions corrected

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Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong visits the Raffles Museum

RMBR hosted a very distinguished visitor on 5 May 2010 – Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong. Professor Peter Ng and Professor Leo Tan took SM Goh on a quick tour of the museum’s public gallery, and the wet and dry … Continue reading

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Talks by Professor Willliam F Laurance

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Job opportunity: Education Officer with the Raffles Museum

The Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research is inviting applications for the position of Education Officer to assist in its education and outreach programmes. Scope of work * Conduct workshops and guided nature walks. * Participate in field trips and research. … Continue reading

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Semakau Intertidal Walk to raise funds for New Natural History Museum

To support the fund-raising project for RMBR’s new facility, the RMBR Nature Guides will be conducting a special intertidal walk at Pulau Semakau on 19 June 2010, 8am to 2pm. Cost per participant is S$500, and all profits will go … Continue reading

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