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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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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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Straits Times feature Peter Davie: “Singapore still has undiscovered marine species, says scientist”

An old friend of the Raffles Museum, Mr. Peter Davie, senior curator of Crustacea at Queensland Museum visited us at the museum a month ago under the aegis of the Comprehensive Marine Biodiversity Survey of Singapore and generously sponsored by … Continue reading

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A Coral Researcher Who Doesn’t Dive

Have you ever met a coral researcher who doesn’t dive? Meet Ms Jasmin Saw from the University Teknologi Petronas in Malaysia who is here in RMBR from the 2nd of July to the 20th of July, studying our coral specimens! She has … Continue reading

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The Wallace Lectures: 19th July 2012, 7 PM at Botany Centre, Singapore Botanic Gardens. Dr Peter Davie on “Marine Biodiversity in Australia: Exploration, Documentation, Conservation and Public Engagement”

After an absence of more than 50 years, RMBR and Nparks are bringing back the Wallace Lectures! Back in the 1960s, the Wallace Lectures was delivered by well-known biologists and scientists in the then University of Malaya. These lectures served … Continue reading

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Fiddler in RMBR

Ms Laura Michie from the University of Portsmouth is part of Operation Wallacea, which is an organisation funded by tuition fees that operates biological and conservation management research programmes in remote locations across the world.  She was invited by Prof … Continue reading

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Our visitors from the National Science Museum, Thailand

(We are a little behind with our posts. Now that the Open House and the Festival of Biodiversity is over, we hope to catch up soon! ) The museum hosted a delegation from the National Science Museum, Thailand on the … Continue reading

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Children’s Season 2012: Open House at the Raffles Museum

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In collaboration with the National Heritage Board’s Children Season and to commemorate International Museum day, the Raffles Museum held an Open House last Saturday. It is to be our last public event at the museum until the completion of the … Continue reading

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Raffles Museum in weekend media blitz (The Straits Times and 联合早报, 19 May; Sunday Times, 20 May)

The past weekend has been a busy one for us at the museum! We held a very successful Open House, visited by more then 700 people, and were featured in both the English and Chinese Press when we finally unveiled … Continue reading

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We have a bug visitor for a change!

John Ascher from the American Museum of Natural History is visiting the department this week as part of his interview process and swung by the museum this afternoon! Being a bee man, he could not resist checking out our modest … Continue reading

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