In the News

New coral species from a World Heritage Site

NUS ecologist in collaboration with James Cook University, Australia have discovered a new species of hard coral on the reefs of Lord Howe Island.

7 April 2017

Sowing the seeds of reforestation

Life Sciences’ researchers study found that a third of the seeds produced by four species of dipterocarp trees in Singapore’s nature reserves did not germinate, leading to fragmented forests

10 April 2017

Tree-Climbing crabs

Professor Peter Ng was part of a research team which identified and described an exciting new genus and species of crabs which live exclusively in trees in Kerala, India. Published in Journal of Crustacean Biology on 3 April, this study is the first to provide report on a crab that spends its entire life in trees. 

18 April 2017

Upcoming Events


Linda Rayor
Senior lecturer and Research Associate, Department of Entomology, Cornell University, USA.

21 Apr 2017 | Details

Stephen E Williams
Centre for Tropical Biodiversity & Climate Change, College of Science & Engineering, James Cook University, Australia .

28 Apr 2017 | Details

Events, Conferences and Workshops

20th Anniversary Reunion Dinner, Graduates of 1995 to 1997

Friday, 10 March 2017 | 7pm | NUSS Guild House | PHOTO GALLERY