The Singapore Botanic Gardens (SBG) offers opportunities to come and carry out short-term study visits with its staff to explore their research work, horticultural work, botanic gardens management, educational outreach and visitor management. This special programme is offered to botanists, taxonomists, tertiary-level students, and professional staff working in botanic gardens, herbaria, arboreta / forest departments, and educational institutions. The programme is highly competitive as there is a limited intake per year. The Programme provides the participants with exposure to materials, procedures, designs and philosophies from other organisations and sets the stage for future cooperative ventures. Participants return with new viewpoints, fresh ideas, and technical information.
Document and describe biodiversity, conduct education and outreach events, guided walks and children's programmes at Jacob Ballas Children's Garden. Maintain a Herbarium as a knowledge repository that can potentially have information required for the valuation of biodiversity. The Singapore Botanic Gardens Herbarium plays a part in the assessment of development projects through its identification and cataloguing of plant specimens. Invasive plants are actively removed from the rainforest in the SBG.
Publication of scientific and popular papers. The Singapore Botanic Gardens offers opportunities to come and carry out short-term study visits with to explore research, horticulture work, botanic gardens management, educational outreach and visitor management.