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2015

 

August

Traditional spirit of science offers much for Asian century

As a student of engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology in the mid-1990s...Click here to read the full article.

Asian Scientist, 1 Jul 2015

 

July

A Clarion Call To Women Scientists To Share Their Stories

Are women scientists discriminated in the workplace? Are there successful women scientists whose stories ...Click here to read the full article.

Asian Scientist, 1 Jul 2015

June

More than 9 in 10 Bangladeshi foreign workers say they are given unclean and unhygenic food: NUS survey

Over nine in 10 Bangladeshi migrant workers here are given unclean and unhygienic food to eat from caterers... Click here to read the full article.

The Straits Times, 11 Jun 2015 

Catered food for workers needs more regulation, urge researchers

The authors of a study that highlighted the dismal quality of food that Bangladeshi construction workers in Singapore...Click here to read the full article.

Today, 12 Jun 2015

March

 Do not let past misdemeanours haunt youths in the Internet age

The recent trials and subsequent treatment of the five teenagers involved in the Toa Payoh graffiti incident are regrettable in many ways...Click here to read the full article.

Today, 5 March 2015 

 

2014

April

NUS team wins Pitch It! Digital Ad Contest

The Straits Times 6 April 2014 NUS Team wins Pitch It! Digial Ad Contest. This was a report on the four-strong "Envision" outfit, how students from the business school and Department of Communications and New Media, beat three other teams to take home a $2,000 prize in the second annual Pitch It! competition.  [...]

The Straits Times, 6 April 2014 

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2013

February

TOSSING YUSHENG'S MESSY BUT FUN

The Straits Times 10 February 2013 Tossing Yusheng's messy but fun (Life!, Page 4) This was a report on foreign families celebrating Chinese New Year in Singapore, which featured Professor Mohan Jyoti Dutta and his family, who moved here last July, Prof Dutta heads the NUS Department of Communications and New Media, and his wife, Dr Debalina [...]

The Straits Times, 13 February 2013, Life!, Page 4

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2012

October

CREATING OURSELVES ONLINE

This was a commentary article by Associate Professor Lim Sun Sun, Deputy Head at the Department of Communications and New Media at NUS. Assoc Prof Lim noted that in the current era of digital connection,, sharing a personal observtion no longer suffice, as people increasingly find the need to ater to the multiple publics and strive to present titillating facets of themselves that were previous inaccessible to their online audience. Citing the Amy Cheong saga as an example, she reminded the readers that online spaces remain part of a larger social fabric that rests on norms, values and standards of human decency and that there is a need to blend an appreciation of the public nature of Internet with some old-fashioned self-consciousness.

The Straits Times, 13 October 2012, Opinion Page A41

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