2004 Archive of
Department of Biological Sciences, The National University of Singapore
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Meetings of the Biodiversity & Ecology Journal Club, 2004
Ilse Bartsch - "Mites (Acari) in the marine littoral, an introduction". 6 October 2004
Chou Wen-Hao - "Amphibians of Taiwan ". 16 September 2004
NUS Student Volunteers - "Stories from India, Australia and Thailand". 12 August 2004
Peter Todd - "Phenotypically plastic responses of two reef-building corals". 24 June 2004
UROPS Students, DBS - "Mangrove Studies in Kranji Mangroves". 4 June 2004
Adam A. Pack- "Are Humpback Whales both Competitive and Choosy?". 26 May2004
Søeren Toft - "Nutritional Ecology of Generalist Predators". 19 May 2004
Ian G. Warkentin- "Riparian habitat as refuge; avian conservation in disrupted landscape". 3 May 2004
Ng Heok Hee - "Fishing in the shadows of the Himalayas". 27 April 2004
Tamas Szekely - "Sexual conflict and parental care in the Kentish plover". 25 February2004
Daniel Simberloff - "Halting the Homogeocene: We can stop introduced species!". 13 February2004
N. Sivasothi - "Heritage in our backyard - the sorties of Kent Ridge". 11 February2004
Gray A. Williams- "Seasons in the Sun: A Year in the Hong Kong Intertidal". 30 January2004
Ecotax Annoucements , 2004
Public Talk organised by the Blue Water Volunteers
Public Talk organised by the Blue Water Volunteers
Dept of Biological Sciences Special Seminar
Campus Green Committee
MEM Seminar Series
Dive and Environment Seminars
Natural Sciences Seminar
& RMBR present
|Meetings of the Biodiversity & Ecology Journal Club, 2003
Tim Fulcher- "Phylogenetics of Diseae (Orchidaceae)". 18th December 2003
Patrick Grootaert - "Sexual Selection and Speciation". 12th December 2003
Peter Ng - "The Convention on Biological Diversity - ironic consequences for the exploration and identification of biodiversity?". 2nd December 2003
Chris Glasby - "Polychaeta: Nereididae nymphs of the sea". 27th November 2003
Binay Bushan Nayak - "Density Dependent Cell Sorting". 21st November 2003
Anna Mercy - "Indigenous Ornamental Fishes of Western Ghats of India and their Captive Breeding". 3rd November 2003
Pilai Poonswad - "Hornbill Research & Conservation in Thailand". 22nd October 2003
Neil Bruce & Regina Wetzer - "Marine Isopods - Diversity and Taxonomy". 21st October 2003
Kassim Moosa - "Indonesia's Coral Reef Rehabilitation and Management Program (COREMAP)". 8th October 2003
Wasim Ahmad - "Feeding Diversity in Nematodes ". 4th September 2003
Tony Wu - "Silent Symphony Under the Waves". 17th July 2003
Navjot Sodhi - "Harvard and Beyond". 24th April 2003
Derek Pilgrim - "Abiss (Autonomous Benthic Image Scaling System): a new tool for benthic surveys". 2nd April 2003
Victor B. Amoroso - "Participatory inventory and assessment of floral resources and livelihood development in Malindang Forest Reserve in Mindano Island, Philippines". 18th March 2003
Huei-Ping Shen - "Biodiversity of terrestrial earthworms in Taiwan". 14th March 2003
Jaap J. Vermeulen - "Sulawesi - Straddling East and West". 11th March 2003
Andrew H. Baird - "Mass spawning or mass delusion: revisiting the issue of synchronous spawning among scleractinian corals". 7th March 2003
Tzi Ming Leong, Daisy Wowor & Darren Yeo - "Natuna Revisited: A preliminary survey of Pulau Natuna Besar". 25th Feb 2003.
Astrid van Meeuwen - "Why do kereru (Hemiphaga novaeseelandiae) eat what they eat?". 21st Feb 2003.
Simon D. Pollard - "Tiny tusks and horns: secondary sexual characters in jumping spiders (Araneae: Salticidae)". 17th Feb 2003.
Robert Jackson - "Blood and brains: the mind of a mosquito-eating jumping spider". 14th February 2003.
Peter Davie - "Stirring the Pot - taxonomic meddling with commercial crustaceans". 11th Feb 2003.
Zafar Adeel - "Coastal Management Challenges in the Asia Pacific - the United Nations University's Experience in the Region". 10th Feb 2003.
Arvin C. Diesmos - "Philippine Amphibians and Reptiles: An Overview of Species Diversity, Biogeography, and Conservation". 13th Jan 2003.
Richard Corlett. ""Biodiversity and conservation in degraded tropical landscapes: lessons from Hong Kong". 7th Jan 2003.
PhD Defense and Oral Exam
Seminars at the Botanic Gardens
Discussion organised by the University Scholar's Programme & the Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research
Public talk organised by the University Scholar's Programme & the Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research
Seminars at the Botanic Gardens
The MEM Seminar Series 2002/2003: Public Seminar
Yutaka Kunimatsu. "Looking for hominoid fossils in Africa and Asia". 13th December 2002.
Patrick Grootaert - "Global biodiversity and rain forests: a challenge for the entomologist". 12th December 2002.
Barry W. Brook - "Explaining the Pleistocene megafaunal extinctions: models, chronologies and assumptions". 2nd Sept 2002.
Richard Wassersug - "Clever Designs and Outstanding Problems in Tadpole Biology.". 2nd August 2002.
Quek Swee Peck - "Did Macaranga and Crematogaster Cospeciate? The Phylogeny of Host Use in a western Malesian Ant> -> Plant Mutualism". 24th July 2002
Ng Heok Hee - "The Vahona (Teleostei: Siluriformes: Anchariidae): Diversity, Systematics and Historical Biogeography". 4th July 2002
Lawrence Liao - "Marine Algal Ethnobotany in Central and Southern Philippines." 30th May 2002
David Lohman - "Chemical ecology of lycaenid butterfly-ant symbioses: A comparison of herbivorous Australian theclines and carnivorous Thai miletines." 9th May 2002
James Guest - "Mass synchronous spawning at Raffles Lighthouse." 3rd May 2002.
Louis Ng Kok Kwang - "The abusive practices of keeping primates in captivity and entertainment in South East Asia." 19th April 2002
Dan Rittschof - "Evolution and the Industrial Revolution: Uncertain living through chemistry." 21st February 2002
Harold Voris & Bill Jeffries - "Pedunculate barnacles and biotic substrates: The genus Octolasmis as a case study." 21st February 2002
Helen K. Larson - "Gobies of Singapore." 20th February 2002
Bishnu B. Bhandari - "Environmental Education: From Idea to Action in the Asia-Pacific." 11th February 2002
Herbert Zettel - "Mozart, the Vienna Museum, and the astonishing diversity of Southeast Asian water bugs." 23rd January 2002
Indraneil Das - "History of Herpetological Explorations of Borneo." 11th January 2002
Benito Tan - "From Mongolia with love and mosses." 5th December 2001
Phillip Ford - "Seasonal changes in trophic status in the Fitzroy estuary, Queensland, Australia." 21st November 2001
Chua Ee Kiam - "Biodiversity of Chek Jawa: A Pictorial Tribute." 30th October 2001
Carsten Huttche - "Natural Resources Management in Indonesia under Decentralised Government - The New Era." 23rd October 2001
Koh Li Ling - "Course on Pathology of Coastal Organisms in Bermuda." 19th October 2001
Edward Laws - "Use of carbon fractionation to and for paleoclimate." 21st August 2001
Arthur Anke - "Symbiotic Relationship of Alpheus Shrimp and Gobies." 14th August 2001
*** Farida Binte Yusuf steps down in March 2001 and Zeehan Jaafar & Chang Yin take over in August 2001 ***
Bruce Jayne - "Integrating field and laboratory studies of lizard locomotion." 9th April 2001
Benito Tan & Peter Ng - "The First NUS-USC Expedition to Cebu, Bohol, in central Philippines" &
James Guest & Peter Todd - "Project Utila: a Marine Biology Expedition to the Bay Islands of Honduras, Central America". 4th February 2001
Darren Yeo discusses - "Specimen collecting versus conservation". 17th January 2001
Biodiversity & Ecology programme at the 5th Graduate Congress. 1st & 2nd December 2000
Tan Heok Hui - "Pulau Tioman - Speculation on its Organismal Origins". 10th November 2000
Angela Dikou - discusses Huighes et al., 1999 - coral recruitment/abundance patterns along GBR. 3rd November 2000
Robert Jones - "New Guinea - The Last Unknown World of Plant Diversity." 17 Oct 2000
Satish Choy & Daisy Wowor - "Aquatic ecosystems and biodiversity in Brunei Darussalam". 30th August 2000
Y. Mori - "The effects of human disturbances on the flight distances of waterfowl species" 23rd August 2000
Navjot S. Sodhi - "How well an avian community is coping with heavy forest loss in an urbanized tropical landscape?" 16th August 2000
Cai Yixiong, Distribution patterns and speciations of the Japanese freshwater shrimps, featuring a slide show on the Ryukyu Islands. 4th August 2000
Lanna Chang & Li Daiqin - "Diversity of Xishuangbanna, Yunnan: Flora, Fauna, scenery and people." 19th July 2000
Tan Heok Hui - "Adventures in Yunnan." 6th July 2000