Researcher of the Month Seminar Series: ‘Forgotten Past of Sponges from Singapore’, 15 December 2017 @ SJINML, 3pm
Our feature scientist this month is Mr. Lim Swee Cheng from the Tropical Marine Science Institute, NUS.read more
The World Harbour Project will be having an engagement seminar coming up this week on 3 November 2017 at 4PM.read more
“Sustainable Aquaculture – A Singapore Perspective” Conference, 21 November 2017 @ Nanyang Polytechnic, 0800hrs-1730hrs
Organised by the School of Chemical & Life Sciences, Nanyang Polytechnic, this conference will serve as a platform for industry, academia and regulators to network and share the latest R&D findings related to aquaculture vaccines, diagnostics and sustainable aquaculture in Singapore.read more
Seminar Notice: “Quest for the Ruby Seadragon” by Professor Greg Rouse, 16 November 2017 @ CREATE Theatrette NUS, 7pm
Organised by the National University of Singapore, Prof. Greg Rouse from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography will be giving a talk “Quest for the Ruby Seadragon” on 16 November at NUS, 7pm.read more
SCELSE Seminar Notice: “Eco-evolutionary drivers of algal bloom formation under climate change – from genes to communities”, 25th October 2017 @ NTU-SBS Classroom 3, 3-4PM
Organised by SCELSE: “Eco-evolutionary drivers of algal bloom formation under climate change – from genes to communities” by Dr Uwe Johnread more
The National Research Foundation Singapore has established a Post-doctoral International Collaborative Fellowship for the Commonwealth.read more
For the first time, the 5th International Marine Conservation Congress will be held in our part of the world – Kuching Sawarak.read more
Plastic debris has been detected in all major marine habitats worldwide, from as small as microns to metres. In recent years, there is increasing attention to this issue by scientists, the media and public.
This workshop aims to increase awareness of plastic contamination in Singapore’s marine environment. The talks will cover an introduction to plastics and their effects, and their occurrence in our coastal waters.read more
A new marine sponge thriving in the deep abyss of the remote East Pacific Ocean has been uncovered by NUS Tropical Marine Science Institute researchers Dr Tan Koh Siang and Mr Lim Swee Cheng in a joint effort with their international collaborators.read more
Ocean ecosystems are coming under increasing stress, from warmer temperatures to overfishing. Neo Mei Lin, Marine Biologist at the National University of Singapore, points to the need for cooperation among communities, governments and private companies, and explains what individuals can do – such as making wiser choices about seafood consumption.
Source: http://www.weforum.org/read more