The Marine Mammal Research Laboratory (MMRL) is a research laboratory in the
Tropical Marine Science Insitute (TMSI),
National University of Singapore (NUS). The MMRL was established by Dr Elizabeth Taylor,
who currently heads the laboratory. MMRL was previously know as the Dolphin Study Group.
To conduct scientific research of the highest quality on marine mammal
cognition and sensory perception with the objective of contributing to our understanding
of marine mammals and sustainable co-existence.
Conduct scientific research of the highest quality
Develop our scientific reputation and attract collaborations with prestigious research institutes aboard.
Develop a local research facility.
Contribute to undergraduate, post-graduate and public educational programmes.
Participate in and host international research programmes.
The objectives of MMRL are: