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2022
30
November
2022
| 01:00 Asia/Singapore
A three-year applied research project between SIT and a Finnish university surmounted pandemic challenges and turned into a long-term partnership....
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31
October
2022
| 00:30 Asia/Singapore
Pang Chu Hui, from the Class of 2022, gave up a stable career to break out of her comfort zone, go back to school, and embark on a new path. Her studies at SIT gave her renewed confidence and taught her to tap into her strengths and weaknesses....
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05
October
2022
| 00:30 Asia/Singapore
Jointly developed by the Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) and the MOH One-Rehab Team, the workshop prepares rehab healthcare professionals to carry out the objectives of the National One-Rehab Framework. More than 1500 allied health profession...
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04
October
2022
| 00:30 Asia/Singapore
A nutritional screening tool, developed by Associate Professor Claire Pettitt from the Health and Social Sciences cluster, could help women optimise their nutritional intake to boost their fertility....
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27
September
2022
| 01:00 Asia/Singapore
When SIT launched its Physiotherapy degree programme in 2016, it didn’t take long for 35-year-old Alfian bin Redzuan to take the plunge and answer a calling that has been on his mind since his youth.Alfian bin Redzuan is no stranger to pain and injur...
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16
September
2022
| 17:13 Asia/Singapore
At the SingHealth Duke-NUS Education Conference 2022, SingHealth and SIT announced a five-year partnership that will equip the healthcare workforce with practice-oriented and innovation skills to tackle healthcare challengesThe Conference also recogn...
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13
September
2022
| 03:00 Asia/Singapore
One day, stroke survivors and persons with disabilities may be able to experience rehabilitation robotics therapy in the comfort of their own homes.When A/Prof Wee Seng Kwee is not teaching classes at SIT, he can be found caring for neurological pati...
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06
September
2022
| 01:00 Asia/Singapore
Two SIT Faculty have been newly elected to lead the Council of the Singapore Association of Occupational Therapists.For Assistant Professor Yeh I-Ling and Senior Professional Officer Gabriel Kwek, a sense of purpose is resonant in the work they do. W...
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26
August
2022
| 01:00 Asia/Singapore
Khen Kee Wei has always been a believer and advocate of lifelong learning. He recently made the switch from Professional Officer to Associate Faculty at SIT after taking on the role of Senior Fitness and Events Manager at Aspire55. His industry exper...
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16
August
2022
| 01:00 Asia/Singapore
The annual SIT Teaching Excellence Award is presented to outstanding faculty members who have gone above and beyond their roles as educators. In this first of two features, some of this year’s recipients share how they inspire the growth mindset in S...
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09
August
2022
| 01:00 Asia/Singapore
Singapore’s Smart Nation initiatives include those that have harnessed technology to address healthcare needs. Recently, a group of SITizens from the SIT-University of Glasgow Nursing programme participated in an applied research project, as part of ...
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02
August
2022
| 01:00 Asia/Singapore
After three attempts, Muhammad Shafiq Bin Jalavddin finally secured a place to read the Physiotherapy degree programme at the Singapore Institute of Technology. The first-year student is embracing the opportunity and he is looking forward to embarkin...
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22
July
2022
| 00:30 Asia/Singapore
Ms Giang Thuy Anh is a Doctor of Clinical Research student at SIT and a senior occupational therapist at Khoo Teck Puat Hospital. She shares how her dual roles help enhance the quality of her research work and the delivery of patient care.Wearing two...
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17
June
2022
| 00:50 Asia/Singapore
With the allied health workforce set to grow in numbers in support of Singapore’s ageing population, healthcare will move health beyond hospitals and into the community as part of the Ministry of Health’s “3 Beyonds” strategy. Are our therapists gett...
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06
June
2022
| 01:00 Asia/Singapore
Virtual Reality (VR) Dementia Awareness training offers real-world knowledge of the impact of this condition and provides a greater call for empathy....
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31
May
2022
| 09:46 Asia/Singapore
Does music have the power to heal the mind and body? Whether you have experienced sound therapy or not, it is not hard to believe that soothing music or sounds have a positive impact on our well-being. Last year, Assistant Professor Peter Tay collabo...
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23
February
2022
| 23:59 Asia/Singapore
SIT’s Virtual Open House 2022 featured a series of cool talks by faculty about the programmes offered by our academic clusters. Here are the highlights of what Assistant Professor Verena Tan shared about SIT’s Dietetics and Nutrition programme and he...
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17
January
2022
| 01:00 Asia/Singapore
When Dr Lee Shuen Yee took up wushu as a student-athlete, she didn’t know that it would one day help her research work on age-associated chronic diseases....
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12
January
2022
| 21:04 Asia/Singapore
How has the role of a radiographer changed in the past two years of living through the pandemic? This was the subject of recent virtual conference to mark World Radiography Day....
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03
January
2022
| 01:00 Asia/Singapore
Can habitual moderate to heavy housework help older persons maintain better mental and physical function? The answer is ‘yes’, according to a recent study by Associate Professor Wee Shiou Liang. He talks about his research projects, Singapore’s appro...
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2021
31
December
2021
| 01:00 Asia/Singapore
Theodore Roosevelt’s quote ‘Believe you can and you’re halfway there.’ comes to mind as SIT Community Teacher, Mr Tan Whee Boon displays immense grit and determination to lead the life that he desires, inspiring others in the process....
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15
December
2021
| 01:00 Asia/Singapore
Two SITizens share their SIT experience and the various ways they’ve lived out the SIT-DNA....
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29
November
2021
| 01:00 Asia/Singapore
Meet SITizen Nafisah binte Zulkifli from the Speech and Language Therapy programme. ...
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11
November
2021
| 00:00 Asia/Singapore
The university’s Virtual Reality (VR) Mobility Training project aims to explore the ways in which VR can help patients with mobility constraints relive meaningful daily experiences. Find out how this multi-disciplinary project was conceptualised and ...
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17
August
2021
| 11:35 Asia/Singapore
Industry-centric curriculum and programmes at the Singapore Institute of Technology empower its students with the skills, know-how, and mindset to smoothly transit into the working world, as Eunice Shannon Teh would attest to....
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06
August
2021
| 01:00 Asia/Singapore
Physiotherapy and Engineering teams from SIT studied the effectiveness of running sandals by analysing data...
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28
June
2021
| 06:00 Asia/Singapore
Meet #SITizen Dhanya Davita Devarajoo from the Nursing degree programme, jointly offered by the Singapore Institute of Technology and University of Glasgow....
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02
March
2021
| 09:17 Asia/Singapore
While most people would be content with having just one university degree, Sarah Tan wanted two. Having graduated and worked for nearly six years at Singapore Airlines, she was itching for the classroom again. But not everyone was thrilled. Her paren...
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2020
13
November
2020
| 16:10 Asia/Singapore
The MOU was inked by (seated from left) Dr Ow Chee Chung, Chief Executive, Kwong Wai Shiu Hospital, Mr Ong Tze-Ch’in, Chief Executive, SkillsFuture Singapore, and Professor Tan Thiam Soon, President, SIT; and witnessed by (standing from left) Mr Patr...
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27
October
2020
| 17:33 Asia/Singapore
  27 October 2020 – Regular physical activity is known to improve physical and psychosocial outcomes after stroke [1]. Yet, across the world, stroke survivors engage in very low levels of physical activity. Based on a survey by students from Singapor...
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