iCUBE 3rd Scientific Committee Meeting

icube3rdUniversiti Brunei Darussalam recently hosted the 3rd Meeting of the Scientific Committee of the International Consortium of Universities for the Study of Biodiversity and the Environment (iCUBE). Held on 9th December 2014 at the CORE, this meeting brought together iCUBE researchers from iCUBE member universities from King’s College of London, University of North Carolina, Korea University, University of Auckland, University of Bonn, Monash University and Universiti Brunei Darussalam.

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Korea University visits Faculty of Science, Universiti Brunei Darussalam

p1260111On 18 August 2014, the Faculty of Science (FOS), UBD, was visited by Professor Yowhan Son and Professor Woo Kyun Lee from Korea University to discuss the formulation of a dual-degree programme with UBD. The proposed dual degree programme in graduate studies at Masters and PhD levels will be developed between the Faculty of Science, UBD, and the College of Biotechnology, Korea University.

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UBD-UNC partnership through iCUBE: UBD researchers in Galapagos

picture1Universiti Brunei Darussalam is the first university in Southeast Asia to collaborate with the Galapagos Science Center (GSC). The Center is ideally located at San Cristobal Island of the Galapagos Archipelago – a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Ecuador. Galapagos is home to a diversity of endemic flora and fauna and it is truly a biologist’s paradise for the comprehensive study of biodiversity, environment and conservation.

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iCUBE 2nd Scientific Committee Meeting Held

2ndscimtg1The Scientific Committee members of the International Consortium of Universities for the Study of Biodiversity and the Environment (iCUBE) convened for the second time last 16 May 2013, and which was hosted by the Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD).

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Governing Board Meeting held at Tasek Merimbun

Universiti Brunei Darussalam recently hosted the 2nd International Consortium of Universities for the Study of Biodiversity and the Environment (iCUBE) Governing Board Members’ Meeting. This biennial meeting brings together leaders from the member universities to discuss among others, the activities to address, for both research and education, issues and problems related to biodiversity, climate change, and the environment. Members of the iCUBE are King’s College of London (KCL), University of North Carolina (UNC), Korea University (KU), University of Auckland (UA), University of Bonn (UB), Monash University (MU), National University of Singapore (NUS) and Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD). 

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