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  • Princeton University student's experience on fieldwork with UBD on mutualisms between ants and plants

    Mutualisms between ants and plants have evolved independently several times around the world, notably in South America, Africa, and Borneo. In this mutualism, plants provide food bodies to feed the ants and structures called domatia to house the colony, and in return, ants defend the plants from herbivores by swarming and biting threats, animal and insect alike. While the African and South American systems have...

    Thursday, 19 September 2013

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  • Solar-powered vehicle: a product of the Incubation Programme

    The Incubation Programme has yielded some interesting projects, including a Solar Car borne out of the annual Shell Eco-Marathon Asia 2013, where students from various colleges and universities design and build energy-efficient vehicles. This year’s team participated in the prototype category in electric batteries and built the solar...

    Tuesday, 25 June 2013

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  • UBD Alumni delivering solar lights to Lvea Aem, Cambodia

    When I was asked about my life as a UBD student to where I am now, I began to realise my journey was never a straightforward one. I’m 26, graduated in 2011, and have worked six different jobs since graduation. I decided to dedicate two years doing community work (this is my version of Gap Year) before

    Wednesday, 05 June 2013

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