posted 26 Nov 2012

Darwin's nautical library goes virtual

Dr John van Wyhe An NUS science historian has now reconstructed electronically, and made freely available in its entirety, the library that accompanied Charles Darwin on his landmark round-the-world expedition in the 1830s on board HMS Beagle.

NUS News 16 July 2014

posted 26 Nov 2012

A Special Feature on A/P Low Boon Chuan

Read about his journey as a Scientist ... Link

IMCB web 29 Jun 2014

posted 26 Nov 2012


Friends and colleagues of late Professor A.N. Rao have initiated a student award fund at the Department of Biological Sciences, National University of Singapore (NUS). >> more

DBS News 20 Jun 2014

posted 26 Nov 2012

NUS don appointed as Inaugural Kwan Im Thong Hood Cho Temple Professor of Conservation

Accomplished biologist Professor Rudolf Meier recognised for exceptional contributions in the area of conservation and biodiversity research >> more

16 June 2014, NUS News

posted 26 Nov 2012

Retired Prof. A N Rao (1925 - 2014)

With grief and a deep sense of loss, we announce the passing of Dr. A.N. Rao, at 10.22 pm on 8th June 2014 (Sunday) in Singapore, after a well-lived and meaningful life. He is survived by his wife, two sons and a grandson.

He was the professor and former Head of the then Department of Botany between 1967 and 1985. Prof. Rao also held the positions of Acting Dean and Vice Dean of Faculty of Science for 6 years. He fully retired from NUS in 1992 and joined the International Plant Genetic Resources Institute as a Consultant and Honorary Fellow.... >> more

9 June 2014

posted 26 Nov 2012

Feeding increases coral transplant survival

Recent work from the Reef Ecology Laboratory (Prof Chou Loke Ming) published in the Journal PLoSONE has been featured on the international scientific news website EurekAlert.

4 June 2014 EurekAlert

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