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NUS Computing, NTUC, e2i and TTAB sign agreement on new programme to equip workforce with skillset for the digital economy

30 June 2022 CSNEWS Department of Computer Science , Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Digital Transformation, Platforms & Innovation

30 June 2022 — NUS Computing, National Trades Union Congress (NTUC), Employment and Employability Institute (e2i) and Tech Talent Assembly (TTAB) have signed an agreement to launch a new programme to equip participants with the skills needed to drive digital change in their companies, as well as to navigate and thrive in an increasingly digitalised economy.

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NUS Computing launches iConnect programme to deepen industry ties

21 June 2022 CSNEWS Department of Computer Science , Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Student

21 June 2022 — To promote closer ties between industry partners and NUS Computing, the Industry Relations office at NUS Computing has launched a new Industry Connect (iConnect) programme.

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Six NUS MSBA students win first place at the NUS-Cargill Analytics Innovation Challenge 2022

11 June 2022 Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Faculty , Student , Data Science & Business Analytics

11 June 2022 – Team Multiverse, comprising six current NUS Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) students, won first place at the NUS-Cargill Analytics Innovation Challenge 2022 in April this year.

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Want to make a good app? Update often and get customers involved

10 June 2022 Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Faculty , Research , Feature , Digital Transformation, Platforms & Innovation

Modern-day learners have a wealth of “teachers” to turn to: online books, e-learning courses, YouTube tutorials, and even smartphone apps. If, for instance, you are yearning to lead a more mindful existence and seek everyday calm through the practice of meditation, you might download an app to guide you along.

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First to school, then off to practise magic

06 June 2022 Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Student , News Media

 

Magic is what five men make and they are putting on a show next week. Called House Of Curiosities, the show will combine magic with storytelling and dramatic elements, with each of the five performers having their own segment to present their bag of tricks.

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NUS MSBA students win School of Computing Innovation Prize for finance app

01 June 2022 Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Faculty , Student , Data Science & Business Analytics

01 June 2022 — Five NUS Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) graduates won the School of Computing Innovation Prize for their finance app, AllGrow, which was developed for everyday Singaporeans from low to middle income households, and migrant workers.

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NUS Computing PhD student wins second place in 2022 POMS College of SCM Best Student Paper Competition

31 May 2022 Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Faculty , Student , Digital Transformation, Platforms & Innovation

31 May 2022 — NUS Computing PhD student Zhu Cungen was awarded second place in the Production and Operations Management Society (POMS) College of Supply Chain Management (SCM) Best Student Paper Competition, for his paper on Right to Repair: Pricing, Welfare, and Environmental Implications.

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Singapore's NUS and NTU are Asia's top in QS world university rankings

06 April 2022 Department of Computer Science , Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Student , News Media

 

The National University of Singapore (NUS) and Nanyang Technological University (NTU) have emerged as the top universities in Asia based on global rankings by subjects.

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Fintech course gets under way

04 April 2022 Department of Information Systems & Analytics , News Media , FinTech

 

Twenty-five students have begun a new financial technology training programme at the Robert Mathavious Institute for Financial Services at H. Lavity Stoutt Community College.

The six-month programme, the first of its kind in the territory, launched on March 21, and is hosted by HLSCC in partnership with the National University of Singapore’s School of Computing, BVI Finance, and the Virgin Islands government.

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MSBA graduates win first place in AIxImpact Case Competition 2022

22 March 2022 Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Student , Data Science & Business Analytics

22 March 2022 – A team of four Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) graduates won first place at the AIxImpact Case Competition (Finance stream) in February this year. The case competition was held as part of the AIxImpact Conference, a Southeast Asia-focused analytics conference hosted by QuantumBlack, a McKinsey Company, in early February. 

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Top 10 degrees in S’pore with the highest starting pay based on survey & it’s not Business or Law

10 March 2022 Department of Computer Science , Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Student , News Media

 

According to the Graduate Employment Survey conducted by the Ministry of Education (MOE) in November 2021, based on a sample size on 7,737 graduates from the National University of Singapore (NUS), the degree holders of medicine and law are no longer the ones getting the highest starting pay.

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HLSCC to offer FinTech courses starting next month

18 February 2022 Department of Information Systems & Analytics , News Media , FinTech

 

The H Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC) in the British Virgin Islands will be offering a Financial Technology (FinTech) programme for persons interested in becoming a professional in that field of study. The FinTech Training Programme, which will commence in late March, is a collaborative project of HLSCC’s Robert Mathavious Institute for Financial Services (HLSCC-RMI, the National University of Singapore (NUS): School of Computing (NUS FinTech Lab), BVI Finance Ltd, and Ministry of Education.

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The Department of Information Systems & Analytics welcomes four new faculty members

27 January 2022 Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Faculty , Healthcare Informatics , Economics of IS

27 January 2022 - Four new faculty members have joined NUS Computing’s Department of Information Systems and Analytics:

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An AI that can read your emotions? Putting safeguards in place

21 January 2022 Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Faculty , Research , Feature , Artificial Intelligence

 

In recent years, some companies, including Amazon, JP Morgan, and Unilever, began asking prospective employees to do a curious thing — to film themselves answering a fixed set of questions. The firms would then run the videos through an AI-powered software, scanning faces and eye movements for signs of empathy, dependability, and other ‘desirable’ personality traits.

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Provost’s Chair Professor Atreyi Kankanhalli wins AIS Fellow Award 2021

13 January 2022 Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Faculty , Research , Digital Transformation, Platforms & Innovation

13 January 2022 - Provost’s Chair Professor Atreyi Kankanhalli has won the AIS Fellow Award 2021, a prestigious award given by the Association for Information Systems (AIS) to academics in the Information Systems (IS) discipline.

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Built a good machine learning model? Think again

26 November 2021 Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Faculty , Research , Feature , Data Science & Business Analytics

 

When Jungpil Hahn was appointed head of the Department of Information Systems and Analytics at NUS Computing in 2015, it changed his perspective on many things.

“I began to see the broader picture of the discipline as a whole, and began to think holistically about what we are teaching and what we are missing in the overall curriculum,” recalls Associate Professor Hahn. “That’s when I saw the urgency and extent of the problem.”

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Top Blockchain University: National University of Singapore

23 November 2021 Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Faculty , Teaching , News Media

 

The top blockchain school in the world features three blockchain-related research labs, multiple student-led cryptoclubs and offers pupils the opportunity to work with its many partners in the blockchain space. The National University of Singapore (NUS) provides a variety of blockchain and crypto-related courses at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels as well as programs for continuing education. Course titles include “Blockchain Engineering” and “AI, Blockchain and Quantum Computing.” 

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Professor Atreyi Kankanhalli named in 2021 Singapore 100 Women in Tech List

20 October 2021 Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Faculty , Research

20 October 2021 – Provost's Chair Professor Atreyi Kankanhalli has made this year’s Singapore 100 Women in Tech (SG100WIT) List, which honours women who have made trailblazing contributions to the field of technology in Singapore.

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Salaries to remittances: Afghans embrace crypto amid financial chaos

13 October 2021 Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Faculty , News Media

 

When Roya Mahboob began paying her staff and freelancers in Afghanistan in bitcoin nearly 10 years ago, little did she know that for some of these women the digital currency would be their ticket out of the country after the fall of Kabul in August.

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Empty shelves in Nairobi’s pharmacies: There’s more than meets the eye

08 October 2021 Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Faculty , Feature , Data Science & Business Analytics

 

When you’re ill, seeing the doctor is one thing. Getting your prescription filled is another. If you live in an industrialised country, you probably wouldn’t think twice about the latter — you walk into a pharmacy and there’s the medication you need.

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