A WORLD-RENOWNED CENTRE DEDICATED TO THE CARE OF MALAYSIA'S ORANGUTAN
Bukit Merah Orang Utan Island Foundation
Jalan Bukit Merah, 34400 Semanggol, Perak Darul Ridzuan, Malaysia.
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Research Programmes

Students from universities arrive at Orang Utan Island to embark on research programmes, with Mini Research Programmes running up to 10 weeks, and, Major Research Programmes extending up to three years.

Participants in the Major Research Programmes include those pursuing Master in Science in Vegetation and Master in Science in Parasitology.

From 2008 to 2013, 105 students from 11 universities embarked on 24 research programmes.

On-going research programmes include on the ‘prevalence of gastrointestinal parasites in the orangutan’ and ‘biochemistry and hematological profile changes in the orangutan during and after parasitic infestation’.