Acacia working in tandem with fire is severely degrading the Kerangas (heath) forests of Brunei reports James Margrove, a research intern from University of Aberdeen, UK working with the Institute for Biodiversity and Environmental Research (IBER) at UBD.
Monday, 06 January 2014Read More
Eight medical students and one tutor from Pengiran Anak Puteri Rashidah Sa’adatul Bolkiah Institute of Health Sciences, Universiti Brunei Darussalam, attended the 2nd international seminar entitled “Collaborative Investigation Study between Japan and Brunei on Diabetes and Obesity” held at...
Tuesday, 17 December 2013Read More
The Kuala Belalong Field Studies Centre (KBFSC) successfully hosted a visiting group of undergraduates from Queen Mary University of London for a residential field course from 24 to 30 June 2013. The group of twenty undergraduate students and five academic staff from the School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, QMUL were in KBFSC at...
Wednesday, 20 November 2013Read More
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 2013Read More
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 2013Read More
With the theme "Upholding Traditions for Sustainable Future: Golden Ties That Bind", the 6th ASEAN T
Universiti Brunei Darussalam's (UBD) Faculty of Science (FOS) kicked off the 1st International Congr
Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD) marked the change of leadership of the UBD Students' Association
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