Research Talk – A Little Red Dot Specu-nation: Incubating Smart Nation Fictions & Speculations


The “Specu-Nation” was a 3-day public workshop applying critical and speculative design methods to understand and unpack the implementation of Singapore’s Smart Nation plan. Participants were invited to discuss the Smart Nation’s promises of citizens’ empowerment through tech-enabled solutions in several contexts. The first day involved a hands-on making of … Continue reading

Talk – Benchmarking Social Media in Social Marketing and Health Communication Initiatives: A Systematic Review

Sameer Deshpande

Academic work on setting and reviewing benchmarks in social marketing and health communication initiatives is recent but growing. Previous studies have reported the extent of presence of social marketing benchmarks in public health interventions but they have failed to assess whether the extent of presence and presence of particular benchmarks influence … Continue reading