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  • Advantages of Early Bilingualism
    06 May 2024

    As individuals age, both their bodies and brains undergo changes. Certain brain regions shrink, and the communication between neurons becomes less efficient. According to Professor Yow Wei Quin from the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD), these structural and functional changes contribute to an age-related decline in cognitive function, affecting language, processing speed, memory, and planning abilities.

  • Singapore's Wefaa Robotics Receives Seed Funding To Further Transform STEAM Education With Its Transformer Robots
    03 May 2024

    Singapore-headquartered EduTech startup Wefaa Robotics has recently raised undisclosed seed funding to expand its market, as well as deepen its research and product innovation. The investment, led by Zelos Megatrends Fund and SUTD Venture Holdings, will enable Wefaa to multiply its technological capabilities, strengthen the development team, and expand its product offerings. Wefaa will also invest in growing its customer base and establishing strategic partnerships to achieve sustainable success.

  • Set aside space for people to use spontaneously to create ‘magic’ in the city: Chan Heng Chee
    01 May 2024

    Sustaining a city’s magic is among the urban issues explored in a new book launched on April 26. The City Rebooted: Networks, Connectivity And Place Identities In Singapore was edited by Prof Chan, from the Lee Kuan Yew Centre for Innovative Cities at the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD), and geographer Harvey Neo.

  • Tampines is Singapore’s most well-connected regional centre, says new book on urbanisation
    01 May 2024

    How successful Singapore’s regionalism project has been, the future of city centre office spaces post-pandemic, and how cities recover post-crisis are among the key urban issues tackled in a new book. The City Rebooted: Networks, Connectivity And Place Identities In Singapore was edited by Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) honorary professor Chan Heng Chee and professorial research fellow Harvey Neo. The Straits Times unpacks some of the book’s key ideas and insights, as well as those raised during a panel discussion at the book’s launch on April 26.