Dr Siti Salwa Abd Khalid

salwa.khalid@ubd.edu.bn

     

EDUCATION

PhD Biology, Universiti Brunei Darussalam
MSc Conservation Biology, University of Queensland

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Ecology and conservation of tropical mammals. Impacts of fragmentation on tropical mammals.

GRANT DETAILS

• FIC IBER Research Grant (February 2018-January 2019) for research project entitled "Mammal Diversity in the Ulu Temburong National Park, Brunei Darussalam"

RESEARCH OUTPUTS (PATENTS, SOFTWARE, PUBLICATIONS, PRODUCTS)

Abd Khalid, S.S. and Grafe, T.U. (2017) Effect of fragmentation of kerangas forest on small mammal community structure in Brunei Darussalam. Scientia bruneiana,16 (2), 23-33.

CONSULTANCY

I have worked with several Environmental Consultation companies in Brunei Darussalam. The job positions are given in parenthesis.
• Environmental Specialist for DHI Water and Environment (S) Pte Ltd, Brunei (Environmental Consultant)
• Identification of Residual Impact, and Monitoring of Site Restoration Under the Rasau 3D Seismic Survey Project for Wetlands International, Brunei (Freelancer)
• Faunal Biodiversity survey for an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for the proposed Muara Container Terminal (MCT) expansion for DHI Water and Environment (S) Pte Ltd, Brunei (Environmental Consultant)
• Biodiversity Action Plan and Contractor’s Biodiversity Training for CC4 Temburong Bridge Site Clearing Project for DHI Water and Environment (S) Pte Ltd, Brunei (Environmental Consultant)
• Faunal survey for the Eastern Channel Project at Pulau Muara Besar for DHI Water and Environment (S) Pte Ltd, Brunei (Environmental Consultant)
• Small mammal survey for an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for the Overhead Line (OHL) for CHP Project at Pulau Muara Besar for P-EWI (B) Sdn. Bhd, Brunei (Researcher)
• Small mammal survey for Biodiversity Action Plan (BAP) at Belait peatswamp for Wetlands International (WI), Brunei (Researcher)
• Small mammal survey at Belait peatswamp for Environmental Resource Management (ERM) for Wetlands International (WI), Brunei (Researcher)

Industry, Institute, or Organisation Collaboration

• Bangor University, United Kingdom (2016) for research project entitled "Ecology of Borneo's Pitcher Plant Inhabitants and Mutualists"
• Universiti Brunei Darussalam (2017-2018) for research project entitled "Taxonomy and Ecology of Flowerpeckers: An Understudied Family of Seed-Eating Birds"
• J. William Fulbright, United States of America (2017-2018) for research project entitled " Monitoring Shy Species: Building a Knowledge Base of Bornean Small Carnivores and Cats”
• Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia (2017-2020) for research project entitled “Distribution and Abundance of Nocturnal Small Mammals in Brunei Darussalam”
• University of California, Los Angeles, United States of America (2018) for research project entitled “Physiological Mechanisms Mediating Ultrasonic Detection in the Hole-in-head-frog, Huia cavitypanum”
• Newcastle University, United Kingdom (2018-2019) for research project entitled “Roads through Rainforests: Measuring and Mitigating Biodiversity Impacts (ROADS)”
• S.P.E.C.I.E.S. (Society for the Preservation of Endangered Carnivores and their International Ecological Study), United States of America (2018) for training workshop entitled “Camera Trapping for Wildlife Conservation and Management Workshop at Kuala Belalong Field Studies Centre”