NUS Computing - Tags NUS Computing, School of Computing, National University of Singapore, NUS, Singapore Universities /news/tags/newsmedia 2017-09-22T11:10:59+08:00 NUS comlimsi@nus.edu.sg Joomla! - Open Source Content Management Grants promote cybersecurity research 2017-09-19T09:05:00+08:00 2017-09-19T09:05:00+08:00 /?id=2143:2017cybersecurityresearchgrants comwsyc <p style="text-align: justify;">15 cybersecurity projects, four of which involve NUS Computing researchers, were recently awarded more than $16 million in grants. These grants aim to spur research in cyber tools and technologies to strengthen Singapore's defence against rising global cyber threats. Associate Professor Liang Zhengkai and Professor Abhik Roychoudhury's work, as well as Professor Ooi Beng Chin and Assistant Professor Wang Wei's project, were awarded the National Cybersecurity R&amp;D Programme grant. Associate Professor Chang Ee-Chien and Associate Professor Liang Zhengkai's research, together with Dr Ng See Kiong's project, were awarded the Singapore Cybersecurity Consortium grant.&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">15 cybersecurity projects, four of which involve NUS Computing researchers, were recently awarded more than $16 million in grants. These grants aim to spur research in cyber tools and technologies to strengthen Singapore's defence against rising global cyber threats. Associate Professor Liang Zhengkai and Professor Abhik Roychoudhury's work, as well as Professor Ooi Beng Chin and Assistant Professor Wang Wei's project, were awarded the National Cybersecurity R&amp;D Programme grant. Associate Professor Chang Ee-Chien and Associate Professor Liang Zhengkai's research, together with Dr Ng See Kiong's project, were awarded the Singapore Cybersecurity Consortium grant.&nbsp;</p> Apprenticeship degree scheme a big draw 2017-09-18T09:05:00+08:00 2017-09-18T09:05:00+08:00 /?id=2141:2017apprenticeshipdegree comwsyc <p style="text-align: justify;">A new scheme modeled after German and Swiss apprenticeship models has seen keen interest from university students. NUS is piloting the Cooperative Education Programme, which places students on 18 month internships. It will kick off with students in the business analytics and information security programmes, who start internships next May.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">A new scheme modeled after German and Swiss apprenticeship models has seen keen interest from university students. NUS is piloting the Cooperative Education Programme, which places students on 18 month internships. It will kick off with students in the business analytics and information security programmes, who start internships next May.</p> The small data challenge for big business 2017-09-18T09:05:00+08:00 2017-09-18T09:05:00+08:00 /?id=2142:2017keithcartercommentary comwsyc <p style="text-align: justify;">Associate Professor Keith Carter from NUS School of Computing explains why Big Data is essential for business survival in today's data driven world. He also suggests how companies can stay relevant, using Big Data, and not lose out to e-commerce giants like Amazon and Alibaba.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Associate Professor Keith Carter from NUS School of Computing explains why Big Data is essential for business survival in today's data driven world. He also suggests how companies can stay relevant, using Big Data, and not lose out to e-commerce giants like Amazon and Alibaba.</p> Three NUS students receive Future Economy Scholarships from LBKM 2017-09-18T09:05:00+08:00 2017-09-18T09:05:00+08:00 /?id=2144:2017threestudents-lbkmscholarships comwsyc <p style="text-align: justify;">Lembaga Biasiswa Kenangan Maulud (LBKM) and NUS Computing launched the Future Economy Scholarship, an effort to encourage more Malay/Muslim students to pursue further studies in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). LBKM has donated $45,000 to the scholarship, which will be given out over a course of three years. Three Computing students received the scholarship, each amounting to $5,000. Adil Azmoon, Khairul Riqzi and Ismahfaris Ismail are the first recipients of the scholarship.&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Lembaga Biasiswa Kenangan Maulud (LBKM) and NUS Computing launched the Future Economy Scholarship, an effort to encourage more Malay/Muslim students to pursue further studies in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). LBKM has donated $45,000 to the scholarship, which will be given out over a course of three years. Three Computing students received the scholarship, each amounting to $5,000. Adil Azmoon, Khairul Riqzi and Ismahfaris Ismail are the first recipients of the scholarship.&nbsp;</p> 4 new ways to get a degree 2017-09-14T09:05:00+08:00 2017-09-14T09:05:00+08:00 /?id=2140:2017-4newwaysdegree comwsyc <p style="text-align: justify;">NUS School of Continuing and Lifelong Education (SCALE) offers Undergraduate Certificate courses in Engineering or Computing disciplines, in partnership with the NUS School of Computing and Faculty of Engineering. These courses do not need students to commit to a degree programme from the onset, but allows for a sequence of credentials – such as certificates – that can be accumulated and used immediately in the student’s career.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">NUS School of Continuing and Lifelong Education (SCALE) offers Undergraduate Certificate courses in Engineering or Computing disciplines, in partnership with the NUS School of Computing and Faculty of Engineering. These courses do not need students to commit to a degree programme from the onset, but allows for a sequence of credentials – such as certificates – that can be accumulated and used immediately in the student’s career.</p> Singaporean start-up Doctorbell enhances patient care using digital health 2017-09-13T09:05:00+08:00 2017-09-13T09:05:00+08:00 /?id=2139:2017doctorbell comwsyc <p style="text-align: justify;">Digital health start-up Doctorbell has started a collaboration with the Singapore General Hospital Accident &amp; Emergency (A&amp;E) to develop interventional patient engagement systems to reduce costly readmissions. Doctorbell was founded by NUS Computing Alumni Patrick Poh, Ming Xiang Tham and Nicholas Chewin mid 2016, and is a full-fledged patient engagement system that enhances patient education, healthcare provider productivity, and facilitates patient-doctor communication.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Digital health start-up Doctorbell has started a collaboration with the Singapore General Hospital Accident &amp; Emergency (A&amp;E) to develop interventional patient engagement systems to reduce costly readmissions. Doctorbell was founded by NUS Computing Alumni Patrick Poh, Ming Xiang Tham and Nicholas Chewin mid 2016, and is a full-fledged patient engagement system that enhances patient education, healthcare provider productivity, and facilitates patient-doctor communication.</p> Capital 95.8FM News: Cyber Attacks 2017-09-12T09:05:00+08:00 2017-09-12T09:05:00+08:00 /?id=2138:2017cyberattacks958fm comwsyc <p style="text-align: justify;">With the recent Equifax breach and AXA Insurance cyber attack, Associate Professor Chang Ee Chien went on air during Capital 95.8FM News segment to discuss how hackers infiltrate into secure servers, how companies can protect themselves from hackers, and to give his expert opinion on cyber security and cyber terrorism.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">With the recent Equifax breach and AXA Insurance cyber attack, Associate Professor Chang Ee Chien went on air during Capital 95.8FM News segment to discuss how hackers infiltrate into secure servers, how companies can protect themselves from hackers, and to give his expert opinion on cyber security and cyber terrorism.</p> Specialised degrees give best returns on university fees: Study 2017-09-07T09:05:00+08:00 2017-09-07T09:05:00+08:00 /?id=2132:2017specialiseddegreesbestreturns comwsyc <p style="text-align: justify;">Consumer research firm compared tuition fees of different majors at NUS with the annual starting salaries of students who graduated last year, adjusted for the employment rates of different graduates. Computer science, information systems and computer engineering courses took the top three spots for the university majors that reaped the most financially in the first year of graduation.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Consumer research firm compared tuition fees of different majors at NUS with the annual starting salaries of students who graduated last year, adjusted for the employment rates of different graduates. Computer science, information systems and computer engineering courses took the top three spots for the university majors that reaped the most financially in the first year of graduation.</p> Singapore and Indonesia sign deals covering security, education, digital economy 2017-09-07T09:05:00+08:00 2017-09-07T09:05:00+08:00 /?id=2133:2017sgindonesiasignmous comwsyc <p style="text-align: justify;">PM Lee and President Joko witnessed the signing of four memoranda of understanding (MOU) at the Istana. They include MOUs on education cooperation between the Ministry of Education and Indonesia's Ministry of Education and Culture, and Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education (MORTHE). Singapore Polytechnic and National University of Singapore will assist Indonesia to develop more digital talent. NUS School of Computing will be setting up a visiting scholars programme for Indonesian university scholars to exchange new ideas and to enhance their digitals skills, and to teach these skills to their peers after the programme.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">PM Lee and President Joko witnessed the signing of four memoranda of understanding (MOU) at the Istana. They include MOUs on education cooperation between the Ministry of Education and Indonesia's Ministry of Education and Culture, and Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education (MORTHE). Singapore Polytechnic and National University of Singapore will assist Indonesia to develop more digital talent. NUS School of Computing will be setting up a visiting scholars programme for Indonesian university scholars to exchange new ideas and to enhance their digitals skills, and to teach these skills to their peers after the programme.</p> Singapore scientists uncover how neural stem cells are activated intrinsically by spindle matrix proteins 2017-08-02T09:05:00+08:00 2017-08-02T09:05:00+08:00 /?id=2131:2017neuralstemcells-wingkinsung comwsyc <p style="text-align: justify;">Professor Wing-Kin Sung, from NUS School of Computing and Senior Group Leader of A*STAR’s Genome Institute of Singapore, was part of a study that demonstrates a critical role of the spindle matrix complex containing chromator (Chro) functioning as an essential nuclear factor for controlling gene expression during NSC reactivation.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Professor Wing-Kin Sung, from NUS School of Computing and Senior Group Leader of A*STAR’s Genome Institute of Singapore, was part of a study that demonstrates a critical role of the spindle matrix complex containing chromator (Chro) functioning as an essential nuclear factor for controlling gene expression during NSC reactivation.</p>