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  • SUTD forms global alliance with 12 institutions to enhance design education
    16 May 2024

    The alliance, which was launched on May 15, will explore student and faculty exchanges, and other forms of collaboration to bring students from different fields of study together as they solve real-world design problems.

  • The Holland Village we love is fading. But there are lessons we can learn from its constant change
    16 May 2024

    Dr Yeo, an associate professor of architectural history, theory and criticism at SUTD, says gentrification turns problematic when the process happens too fast that people “cannot react to things and they get pushed out”, for instance, due to rising rent.

  • About 70% of people surveyed have heard of net-zero emissions
    15 May 2024

    8 World News reported about a nationwide survey conducted among 2,300 people to understand their attitudes towards Singapore’s net-zero target and its associated policies, as well as the actions they intended to take to support the target. Dr Samuel Chng from the Lee Kuan Yew Centre for Innovative Cities at SUTD offers his insights in the interview.

  • Chan Chun Sing: Local design community can achieve breakthroughs in energy management and clean transition
    15 May 2024

    Speaking at the Design Innovation Forum organised by SUTD, Education Minister Chan Chun Sing highlighted the significant role the local design community can play in driving breakthroughs in energy management and transitioning to cleaner alternatives over the next 50 years.

  • Older adults more likely to embrace environmental actions with low costs
    15 May 2024

    According to a survey report on Singaporeans' understanding of net-zero emissions, while 65% of respondents support Singapore's aim to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050, and 17% advocate for an even earlier target, only 15% are aware of the government's commitment for 2050.

  • Only 15% of people surveyed are aware of S’pore’s net-zero emission target: Study
    15 May 2024

    Conducted by Lloyd’s Register Foundation Institute for the Public Understanding of Risk (Ipur) at NUS, the Lee Kuan Yew Centre for Innovative Cities at SUTD, and the Environmental Behavioural Sciences and Economics Research Unit of the MSE, the study was done in 2023 among some 2,300 people aged 15.

  • Heritage of city ports’ structures under study ahead of Greater Southern Waterfront development
    13 May 2024

    SUTD's Associate Professor Yeo Kang Shua, an architectural historian, said that given the scale of the city ports, the anticipated extent of redevelopment in the coming years, as well as the extended history of the site, a heritage impact assessment should be carried out ahead of its development.

  • Innovation without age limits
    11 May 2024

    Professor Yow Wei Quin, Head of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences at SUTD, writes about recent studies challenging the notion that older adults are inherently less creative or innovative than their younger counterparts.

  • 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.