Pelf Nyok Chen

Pelf Nyok Chen

Turtle Researcher & Conservationist. Ph.D. in Zoology. TEDxKL Speaker. Woman in Science. Environmentally and children-friendly, really!
Pelf Nyok Chen

Research

Research Grants Awarded (Principal Investigator)

  1. The Edge Kuala Lumpur Rat Race. 2018. Raising turtle conservation awareness among primary school students.

  2. Malaysia Rail Link Sdn. Bhd. 2018. Saving the River Terrapins in Kg. Pasir Gajah, Kemaman, Terengganu.

  3. Whitley Wildlife Conservation Trust. 2018. Raising turtle conservation awareness among primary school students.

  4. Turtle Conservation Fund & Global Wildlife Conservation. 2018. A Survey to Assess the Current Nesting Density and Conservation Status of Batagur affinis in Pahang, Malaysia.

  5. WWF-Malaysia. 2016. Involving the Local Community in a River Terrapin Conservation Project.

  6. Berjaya Cares Foundation. 2013. River Terrapin Research and Conservation Project in Kemaman, Terengganu.

  7. Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund. 2013. River Terrapin Research and Conservation in Kemaman, Terengganu, Malaysia.

  8. Turtle Survival Alliance. 2012. Growth of River and Painted Terrapins in the Setiu River, Terengganu.

  9. Turtle Conservation Fund. 2012. Research and conservation of Southern River Terrapin (Batagur affinis) in the Kemaman River, Terengganu, Malaysia.

  10. Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund. 2012. River Terrapin Research and Conservation in Kemaman, Terengganu, Malaysia.

  11. Turtle Conservation Fund. 2011. Production and distribution of awareness posters and various educational materials for the critically-endangered southern river terrapin (Batagur affinis).

  12. Turtle Conservation Fund. 2010. Determining the performance of head-started Southern River Terrapin (Batagur affinis) in the Setiu River, Terengganu, Malaysia.

Research Grants Awarded (Co-Investigator)

  1. Turtle Conservation Fund. 2015. Tracking the critically endangered Southern River Terrapin (Batagur affinis) through environmental DNA.

  2. Malaysian Nature Society. 2011. Involving the local community in the conservation of the critically-endangered Southern River Terrapin (Batagur affinis) in the Setiu River, Terengganu.

  3. Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund. 2011. The Setiu River Terrapin Research and Conservation Program in Malaysia.

  4. United States Fish and Wildlife Service. 2010. Elevate survival prospects for the critically endangered southern river terrapin (Batagur affinis) of Terengganu, Malaysia, through research, conservation, local community participation, public outreach and education.

Consultancies

  1. 2016. Proposed Reclamation and Development of Kuala Linggi International Port (KLIP) at Kuala Linggi, Malacca, Malaysia.