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Highlights of the LKCNHM5 Celebrations

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Highlights of the LKCNHM5 Celebrations


Last Saturday, we celebrated our fifth anniversary during the ‘LKCNHM5 e-Celebrations’! The event was months in the making, and our staff successful hosted a suite of digital activities from 10 am to 3:30 pm over Zoom. It comprised a line-up of web-talks by our research and education staff, as well as a live cast of

LKCNHM5: A Big Thank You to our Donors and Partners


5 September 2020 Today, as we celebrate the Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum’s fifth anniversary, we would like to extend our heartfelt gratitude to our donors for their generosity in support of the LKCNHM5 Celebrations. A new plaque will be unveiled this afternoon to commemorate our main donors of the event. The LKCNHM 5th

LKCNHM5 e-Celebrations Programme


This year marks our fifth year of the Lee Kong Chian Natural Museum (LKCNHM) in the National University of Singapore. As we reflect back on the various milestones, achievements and challenges faced over the past five years since our official opening on 18 April 2015, we are grateful to the support of NUS, our museum

From Dungun to Leiden: For the love of fireflies


This post is written by Dr. Wan Faridah Akmal Jusoh, Research Fellow at LKCNHM, for the Vereniging Nederland-Maleisie Newsletter (article republished with permission).   I was born and raised in Dungun, a beautiful coastal district of the north-eastern peninsular Malaysian state of Terengganu. Unlike what you are probably imagining, I did not grow up by

Visit by Our Prime Minister


We are delighted that PM Lee and his wife took time out to visit our museum over the weekend. During his visit, PM Lee took an awesome photograph of the Wallace & Ali statue, sculpted by students from the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts. The statue features renowned British naturalist Alfred Russel Wallace, who spent

Temasekia: 50 Plants and Animals Native to Singapore available in stores


Back by popular demand—Temasekia: 50 Plants and Animals Native to Singapore is on its second print run! The book is now available at the LKCNHM Museum Shop, NUS Multi-Purpose Co-operative Society Ltd (Science, LT27), Kinokuniya Singapore, Select Books and Nature’s Niche. More about the book: Temasekia: 50 Plants and Animals Native to Singapore celebrates the biodiversity of Singapore and discoveries throughout

The Jubilee Whale Charity Gala Dinner


On 20 Feb 2016, some museum staff were part of the Jubilee Whale Charity Gala dinner, where we announced the progress of our fund raising effort, and the opening of the sperm whale exhibit on 15 March 2016. The Jubilee Whale Charity Gala Dinner was a joint effort between Temasek Holdings, Mandai Safari Park Holdings, Wildlife

Lunar New Year Promotion 2016: Return of the Museum Roundtable Red Packet Giveaway


Update: Thank you for your interest in the Museum Roundtable Lunar New Year red packets! All LKCNHM red packets have been fully redeemed. Meanwhile, visitors are welcomed to recreate impressions of the red packets with the orangutan in the Biodiversity Gallery, and find out the reason for his expression. “Based on the incoming zodiac animal