In this interview with NUS Buzz, NUS Vice Provost (Student Life) and former Dean of FASS Prof Tan Tai Yong shares a few things about himself and his experiences as an administrator, facilitator, educator and researcher. Click here to read the article.
FASS’ ageing-related research has been in the spotlight lately. Much of the media interest has focused on two conferences and one special research paper as below. Most recently Mr Chan Chun Sing (above), Acting Minister for Social and Family Development and Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Defence, attended the ‘Europe-Asia Forum on active ageing and intergenerational [...]
By Foo Xian Yun (Year 4, Economics) It was indeed an honour for me to have been selected by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to represent Singapore as a sponsored Youth Fellow at the IMF World Bank Annual Meetings 2012 in Tokyo, Japan. My experience at the youth dialogue, meetings, plenary session, as well as [...]
Augustine Kang Wee Cheng wins Young Investigator Award from the International Society for Peritoneal Dialysis (ISPD)
Augustine Kang’s honors thesis project recently won him the Young Investigator Award from the International Society for Peritoneal Dialysis (ISPD)! His write-up for this research is provided below. Congratulations, Augustine! The research that earned the Young Investigator Award from the International Society for Peritoneal Dialysis (ISPD) was titled “Quality of Life & Emotional Adjustment in [...]
Julianne Tan Wen-Li and Soh Wei Jie win Singapore Psychological Society Undergraduate Research Awards!
We are very proud to announce that two of our undergraduates, Soh Wei Jie and Julianne Tan, have had their undergraduate research recognized by the Singapore Psychological Society. Specifically, Wei Jie won the 2012 Best Undergraduate Research Award while Julianne won the 2012 Undergraduate Research Award for Best Qualitative Research. Congratulations, Wei Jie and Julianne! [...]
Among the top psychological research entries from the respective Universities and Institutes in Singapore, the NUS Department of Psychology is proud to have won the overall Best Undergraduate Research Award conferred by the Singapore Psychological Society (SPS) this year. This Award recognizes the top psychological research of the year accomplished by an undergraduate student, and [...]
Annett Schirmer and her graduate student Nicolas Escoffier recently presented a study on the effects of rhythmic sound at the 2012 Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting (http://www.sfn.org/am2012/), a major conference that attracts more than 30,000 attendees. Their work has attracted attention from Scientific American, the leading source and authority for science, technology information and policy [...]
Lianhe Zaobao 7 October 2012 (Sunday) It was reported that the National Heritage Board and a group of students from the NUS History Society jointly conducted a study on second-hand book stores. The team visited nine second-hand book stores to gather information, and the findings were published in “Mnemozine“, the Society’s online magazine. Click here [...]
Friday, 5 October 2012 tabla! (Page 3) This was an interview with Emeritus Professor Edwin Thumboo, who is from the Department of English Language & Literature at the NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, who spoke about the exhibition titled “Edwin Thumboo – Time-Travelling: A Poetry Exhibition” held at the National Library. The exhibition [...]
Thursday, 20 September 2012 The Straits Times (Top of the News, Page A6) CPF provides comfortable post-retirement income: Study (Top of the News, Page A6) In today’s edition of The Straits Times, it was reported that the Central Provident Fund (CPF) system is working well, giving young Singaporeans who are entering the workforce a comfortable post-retirement [...]