In the News


Professor Rudolf Meier has been elected Cladistics Editor-in-Chief for 5 years at the XXXVII. Annual Meeting of the Willi Hennig Society in Barcelona, 17 - 20 September 2018. Cladistics is a Q1 journal in ISI's Category "Evolutionary Biology" (IF=5.877; ranked 7th out of 49 journals) and will be the only "Evolutionary Biology" journal with an editor-in-chief who resides in Asia.

5 October 2018

Dive into S'pore's marine environment to protect it

Dr Zeehan Jaafar is the lead editor of the Singapore Blue Plan. She is a marine biologist whose research focuses on the diversity, ecology and evolution of fishes. Concerned over the rapid loss of natural coastal areas of the region, she co-authored a book, Endangered Forested Wetlands Of Sundaland, which provides an overview of the current status of, and approaches to, conservation efforts for coastal areas of the region. | Straits Times, 18 October 2018

18 October 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

Elizabeth Komives
University of California, San Diego
26 Oct 2018 | Details

Radostin Danev
University of Tokyo, Japan
2 Nov 2018 | Details

Events, Conferences and Workshops

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

NUS Amgen Scholars Program 2019

3 Jun 2019 - 4 Aug 2019 | Website