In the News

Double Act

Identical twin brothers Lim Xin Xiang and Lim Xin Shan, both research fellows at DBS, graduated with their PhDs at the same ceremony on July 13, 2018

16 July 2018

Minister's Award

Dr Darren Yeo, was part of the Freshwater Crab Conservation Working Group (led by NParks, and including members from WRS and NUS) which received a Minister’s Award (Team) in recognition for work on species recovery/conservation of the critically endangered Singapore freshwater crab. This was presented by the Minister at the MND National Day Observance Ceremony | More on NUS News.

9 August 2018

Unlikely pollinators

For most plant owners, insects that belong to the orthopteran family, such as grasshoppers and crickets, are best described as pests that eat greenery. However, research by NUS Biological Sciences PhD student Tan Ming Kai has revealed that some of these insects, particularly from the Southeast Asian region, actually pollinate flowers the way butterflies and bees do.


20 Aug 2018

Upcoming Events


Biology Colloquium - Schedule (Aug-Nov 2018)

Aug - Nov 2018 | Details

Christen Mirth
School of Biological Sciences, Monash University, Australia
21 Sept 2018 | Details

Events, Conferences and Workshops

Singapore Science Festival 2018

18 August - 8 September 2018 | Website

Simulations and Modelling in R for Wildlife Research

8-14 November 2018 | Website

Workshop on Zebrafish and Medaka Models for Human Diseases

10 - 14 December 2018 | Website