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NTU partners US Smithsonian Institution on tropical ecology research

WASHINGTON D.C. - Singapore's Nanyang Technological University (NTU) has partnered the world's largest museum and research complex in a collaboration to advance research on tropical ecology.
The partnership between NTU and the Smithsonian Institution in the United States - a complex of 19 museums and galleries, a zoo and nine research facilities - was inked on Monday afternoon, 16 March 2015, in the states.

The event took place at the Smithsonian Castle in Washington, D.C., between NTU provost, Professor Freddy Boey, and Smithsonian's interim undersecretary for science, Dr John Kress.

This is the facility's first formal research agreement in Asia.