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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.

  • NUS, NTU, SMU and other Singapore university degrees: How much do they cost in 2024?
    21 Apr 2024

    One of the important things to note when deciding which university to continue tertiary education with is the cost - take a look at the expenses tied to university degrees in Singapore.

  • National Robotics Programme receiving $60m to help spur robot adoption in industry
    18 Apr 2024

    A total of $60 million will be allocated to the National Robotics Programme (NRP) to advance robotic technologies and promote wider adoption across manufacturing, logistics, and healthcare sectors. This funding will specifically support the RoboCluster initiative, acting as a research and development (R&D) collaboration platform for NRP's engagement with industries. The inaugural session will be held at SUTD in July.

  • Singapore partners Amazon Web Services, S&P and more to boost maritime sector’s digital capabilities
    17 Apr 2024

    SINGAPORE is partnering academic institutions and corporations such as Amazon Web Services and S&P Global Market Intelligence to improve its maritime industry’s digital capabilities and cybersecurity. Four memorandums of understanding (MOUs) were signed on Tuesday (Apr 16) between the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) and such partners at Singapore Maritime Week.

  • Singapore's first maritime network security test platform is scheduled for launch next year
    16 Apr 2024

    Singapore's first maritime network security test platform built by the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) is expected to be completed next year. By then, this platform will allow maritime operators to simulate various cyber attacks and defense drills, thereby improving the security capabilities of different system softwares.

  • SUTD designs a smart navigation system that uses shoeprints to help seniors find their way around the hospital
    12 Apr 2024

    What can help seniors if they get lost in the hospital and miss their medical appointment? Students from the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) have designed a smart indoor navigation system that uses a person's unique shoe print to guide them. The navigation system, named "Glowing Guide", is a final-year Capstone project completed by a team of seven fourth-year students from SUTD under the mentorship of Alexandra Hospital.