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Posts from ‘August, 2010’

Home Team Research Award 2010

The Ministry of Home Affairs will be holding the 2010 run of the Home Team Research Award Programme and would like to invite students from Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences to undertake research on topics related to the Home Team. This year, due to the overwhelming response by post-graduates, they have decided to open [...]

FASS Student Selected to Represent Singapore at ASEAN-Korea Frontier Forum

FASS Geography student, Jonathan Wang Deguang, recently represented Singapore at the ASEAN-Korea Frontier Forum (5 to 12 August 2010) which was held in Seoul, Korea. The Forum was hosted by the Asia Exchange Association with the purpose of fostering a better understanding of the relationship between ASEAN and the Republic of Korea (ROK). The 8-day forum is [...]

Shopping for Chopin’ at Alumni House, 17 Sept, 7.30pm

Psychology student wins Outstanding Undergraduate Research Prize

FASS undergraduate psychology major, Lydia Lin Wenxin, has been awarded an Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Prize (OURP) for AY 2009/2010, for work done on her honors project. The OURP was first launched in 2006/2007 as an annual university-wide competition to encourage research and to recognize the best undergraduate researchers in NUS. She was even able to present her [...]

Congratulations to our National Day Awards 2010 Recipients!

The Singapore National Day Awards are a means to recognise individuals in the public and private sectors who have contributed to the country. This year, 3,192 individuals received the award. FASS is proud to announce the following National Day Honours awarded to FASS staff. Our warmest congratulations to: The Meritorious Service Medal Mrs Ann Elizabeth [...]

Call for Applicants for Research Symposium on Healthy Aging

The third conference in the Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU) Research on Aging Series will be held in Singapore from October 11-15, 2010. The conference’s focus is on Healthy Aging. As in past years, the conference will serve as a platform for junior researchers in the Pacific Rim region to network as well as [...]

Nobel Laureate Prof Edward Prescott speaks on “Asia Booming, US Depressed, Europe Stagnating”

“Nobel Laureate in Economics Prof Edward Christian Prescott, W P Carey Chair, Arizona State University, gave a lecture at NUS on 16 August 2010 in his capacity as Lim Chong Yah Professor at NUS’ Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS). Prof Prescott is also Senior Monetary Adviser of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis….” [...]

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Peer Support Symposium 2010

At Audible Hearts, we read the unspoken tales of young people caught in entangled webs spun around the heart; the sobbing girl in her bedroom with echoes of words hurting still; the guy alone amidst mounting expectations that threaten to swallow him; the unnamed who has lost motivation for life. Often, we do not recognize [...]