Tag Archives: Education

Keeping hopes high -valuing Singapore’s nature reserves over more infrastructure

It’s been 4 years since I left home to further my studies in the UK, and if I’m honest, I can feel the emotional connection to the place I call home getting weaker every year. In spite of advances in … Continue reading

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Nature in Singapore

It’s the official opening of the Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum in Singapore tomorrow (18 April 2015)! The first and only natural history museum in Singapore, I’m gutted I won’t be around/be able to visit till many months later, … Continue reading

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To eat or not to eat.

I decided to stop eating seafood about 2 years ago, after attending a talk by The Black Fish early in Michaelmas term in my first year. Since then, I’ve eaten some fish occasionally: salmon in the couple of weeks after … Continue reading

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A Sand County Almanac

For some reason or other, I always thought almanacs were associated with superstition and though I’ve seen A Sand County Almanac being mentioned before, I always thought it was some fiction novel about superstitious rites in Sand County (or something … Continue reading

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Spending summer vacation in the New World Tropics

Or, what you probably don’t want to do in your penultimate year vacation if you’re interested in a research career. I’m going into my third and final year in Natural Sciences (going to be specialising in Zoology) here in the … Continue reading

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Outreach and education.

It’s been a long while since I last updated this blog. I realise back home, I would blog my outreach experiences, whether they were participation in citizen science projects (TeamSeagrass, Comprehensive Marine Biodiversity Survey) or guiding or booth outreach; I … Continue reading

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The Tropical Marine Science Institute – a starting point that may soon be coming to an end?

Back from an unexpected hiatus (I’ve got a pile of drafts that never made it out), and only something this drastic would spur me to put blogging here a priority. The news came out a couple of weeks ago that … Continue reading

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