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Ambert Ang

Research Assistant (Outreach)
Ambert is also a research assistant with the Reef Ecology Lab, NUS 

Email: dbsacfa@nus.edu.sg

Research Interests

Marine science outreach; Marine conservation; Reef Paleoecology; Molluscan Biology; Giant clam ecology and husbandry; Mariculture.

Current Research Projects

1) Adaptation and resilience of coral reefs to environmental change in Singapore (REL)
2) Ecologically engineering Singapore's seawall to enhance biodiversity (EMEL)

Conference Presentations

ORAL: Giant clams (Bivalvia: Cardiidae) as potential counteractors of algal blooms. The 19th International Congress of UNITAS MALACOLOGICA (UM).

POSTERGiant clams (Bivalvia: Cardiidae) as potential counteractors of eutrophication and associated algal blooms. International Conference on Biodiversity, Ecology and Conservation of Marine Ecosystems 2015 (BECoME 2015).

Outreach Activities

Craft workshops: 
  • Clay modeling workshop for kids - Festival of Biodiversity, 2014, 2015, 2016. 
  • "Help! We need new homes!" Recycled craft workshop for kids - Festival of Biodiversity, 2017.
Public talks and appearances:
  • "Giant Clams of Singapore" - Introductory talk about the giant clam project at the Tropical Marine Science Institute (SJI), 2015. (Discontinued)
  • "Birth Of A Marine Park" - Cameo appearance, Discovery Channel Asia, 2015. 
  • "Giant Clams of Singapore: Conservation through Mariculture" - Invited talk at Republic Polytechnic to celebrate World Oceans Day, 2016.
  • "Island Escapade 鲁滨逊岛屿日记 - EP6" - Showcased the giant clam project for a Mandarin kids programme, Mediacorp, 2016.
Guided field trips:
  • Gallery guiding (Volunteer) for the Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum.