Our museum’s bug scientist, Dr. Hwang Wei Song will be conducting a short course on True Bugs with international bug specialists at the Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum this October.
Dates: 26–29 Oct 2017 (Thu–Sun)
Venue: Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum, NUS
Limited to 15 participants
WHY? True Bugs (>42,000 species) include plant and nuisance pests, beneficial insects, medically important disease vectors, and have astounding morphological and ecological diversity. True Bugs are COOL!
WHERE & WHEN? An intensive 4 full-day Short Course in Singapore, National University of Singapore, on 26–29 October 2017 (Thu–Sun).
WHAT? Learn about True Bug biodiversity through a series of lectures, lab sessions, and a field trip. Participants will gain a broad familiarization of the various groups of True Bugs from this training course.
WHO? Undergraduate/graduate students, researchers, and naturalists.
Application: The course is limited to 15 participants. No registration fee, but participants are responsible for their own travel, accommodation, and meals (except final day dinner).
Limited number of travel stipends are available for participants from outside Singapore (up to USD$400 per person). Stipends are given on an award basis.
Application deadline: 22 September 2017
Register by sending a cover letter and your CV to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Your cover letter should explain how this course can benefit your current professional training, academic or otherwise. Successful applicants will be notified by email.