February 14, 2023
Workshop on NIRSport2 (Portable FNIRS)The Language and Social Cognition Lab held an on-site training workshop on the use of the NIRSport2 system that measures brain activity for neuroimaging research on 14 February 2022.
August 25, 2022
Digital Humanities Inside Out: Developing a Digital Humanities Curriculum for Computer Scientists in SingaporeThis article by Dr Alastair Gornall and Dr Sayan Bhattacharyya explores the pedagogical challenges and opportunities of bringing the Digital Humanities into a STEM-orientated and Singaporean educational context.
May 11, 2019
Reading Sonnets in SingaporeThis past term, as part of HASS’s new Lyric Poetry elective, 25 students gathered each week to read and discuss short poems spanning 500 years of modernity—from the Renaissance sonnet to the Twitter poem.
November 21, 2018
Sustainability in Cities: Discussions on the Future of Water, Energy and Environment in SingaporeWith sustainability and climate change growing as pressing issues for many nations and cities alike, students of SUTD’s Master of Urban Science, Policy and Planning were fortunate to have Mr Albert Chua, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Environment and Water Resources, share his rich insights.
July 31, 2018
History Beneath Our Feet – Imagining the Japanese Occupation in the ClassroomEarly 1942 was a historically confounding time for Singapore. The Imperial Japanese Army had rapaciously made their way down Malaya, crossing the Johor Causeway within weeks.
January 29, 2018
Film II – Production StudiesThe starting pistol has sounded for this term’s HASS 02.201 Film II - Production Studies. Four film-making teams (30 students) will get a taste of film school boot camp by becoming writers, cameramen/women, editors, etc., and learning to use our 6K Scarlet RED Dragon cameras – the same model used to shoot Hollywood movies such as The Hobbit.
October 11, 2017
History of International Development in AsiaMany students express the desire to apply their skills overseas in helping less fortunate communities address pressing everyday concerns - from the lack of clean running water to improving a children’s playground. While this impulse to ‘help’ may on the surface seem a good one, engineering and design projects in foreign locations often have deep social and political effects that are not immediately evident.
October 11, 2017
Slums, Squatters, and Smart Cities: The History and Theory of Urban PlanningEver wonder where the idea for void decks came from? Or why some parts of the city are denser and have taller buildings than others? Or what will happen to the city as driverless cars and data driven design becomes more prominent?
September 25, 2017