Monthly Archives: July 2011

Evening talk by Professor Peter Ng: From Whence We Came: The History & Future of Singapore’s Raffles Museum

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Seminar: The Business of Biodiversity: Decision science for conservation problems

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Amanda Windsor

Click on image for larger view. Dr. Amanda Windsor from the Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC, USA is on a SPRINT fellowship with RMBR  from the 21st of July 2011 to the 9th of August 2011. She specialises in majoid crab taxonomy, … Continue reading

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Raffles Museum in NUS’ Giving Report, 2010/2011

Undergraduate Lee Bee Yan and Graduate student Marcus Chua were the poster girl and boy for Raffles Museum in the latest issue of NUS Giving Report, 2010/2011. To help us in our endeavour to build the new natural museum , … Continue reading

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New Publication: Catalog of the anomuran and brachyuran crabs (Crustacea: Decapoda: Anomura, Brachyura) of the Hawaiian Islands

A long time friend and frequent visitor of the museum, Dr Peter Castro recently published a monograph of an updated checklist and catalogue of the anomuran and brachyuran crab fauna of the Hawaiian Islands in Zootaxa. Castro, P. 2011. Catalog … Continue reading

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Museums are meant to be expansive ( The Straits Times Forum, 22 July 2011)

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A history museum for all ages (The Straits Times Blogs, 22 July 2011)

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Seed Dispersal in Hong Kong, China: past, present and possible futures

Please be informed of this newly published journal article by RMBR research associate Richard T. Corlett in Integrative Zoology. Prof Richard Corlett Corlett, Richard T. (2011) Seed Dispersal in Hong Kong, China: past, present and possible futures. Integrative Zoology, 6: … Continue reading

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Diversity, endemism and conservation of the freshwater crabs of China (Brachyura: Potamidae and Gecarcinucidae)

Please be informed of this newly published journal article by RMBR Director Prof Peter K. L. Ng, and museum research associates Dr  Darren C. J. Yeo of the Department of Biological Sciences, NUS and Dr Tohru Naruse from the University … Continue reading

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Encyclopedia celebrates wealth of Singapore’s flora and fauna (The Straits Times, 19 July 2011)

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