ANNOUNCEMENT The Museum is closed from 26 March 2020. A re-opening date will be announced on our website and social channels once confirmed.
Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum
Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum

Updates from the South Java Deep Sea Expedition

Currently Closed

Results of ExxonMobil Endangered Species and Conservation Programme Documentary Making and Poster Design Competition 2018

The ExxonMobil Endangered Species and Conservation Programme aims to increase public biodiversity and conservation awareness of Southeast Asian biodiversity. Under this fully sponsored programme, participants attend a customised 3-hour workshop, where they spend the first two hours learning about endangered species and threats that affect their survival. During the last hour, participants are encouraged to

Visiting Scientists Feature: Ichthyologist Edition

Recently, we hosted ichthyologists Dr. Helen Larson and Dr. Kevin Conway. Dr. Larson is an old friend of the museum, having visited numerous times prior. On the other hand, this is Dr. Conway’s first visit to LKCNHM, despite having ties to the museum as an Associate Editor for the Raffles Bulletin of Zoology. During their

New Checklist of Freshwater Fishes of Brunei

Dr. Zohrah Sulaiman from Universiti Teknologi Brunei, together with Heok Hui and Kelvin from the Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum, recently published a new annotated checklist of freshwater fishes from Brunei Darussalam. This new checklist almost doubled the number of freshwater fish species from the previous checklist published in 1995, with a total of 104 species

Visiting Scientist(s) Feature: Carcinologist Edition (Part Two!)

This November, the labs at LKCNHM were bustling with activity from visitors whom we have had the pleasure of hosting. After the recent feature on visiting entomologists, we are back with another feature – this time on carcinologists! Their work has been most fruitful and we expect a windfall of scientific publications (and other goodies)