Articles tagged with 'HSS' & 'Dietetics' & 'Health' & 'Nursing' | Singapore Institute of Technology

Singapore Institute of Technology - Archive (HSS,Dietetics,Health,Nursing)

2022
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?...
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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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24
November
2021
| 01:00 Asia/Singapore
The lightweight and breathable EXO+ hip protector offers protection for fall-prone residents of Ren Ci Hospital....
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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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03
November
2020
| 16:27 Asia/Singapore
                                    Dionis Soo Wei Qing has a Bachelor of Science (Honours) Degree in Occupational Therapy from SIT. She is currently working in the Acute Stroke Unit of Tan To...
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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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29
September
2020
| 12:16 Asia/Singapore
How much do you know about the field of dietetics? If you’ve found it to be shrouded in mystery, we’re here to help! We asked registered dietitian, Dr Dimitrios Spanos, if he could shine a light on the profession—and give us some advice on how to ...
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27
August
2020
| 14:36 Asia/Singapore
SIT continued with its tradition of celebrating Nurses' Day in early August. However, this year's festivities were de-centralised and taken online due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The upside to this was that a joint celebration was organised for nursing...
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17
August
2020
| 01:00 Asia/Singapore
Southeast Asia has a nursing shortage, and one of the lowest graduation rates of new professionals, according to a new World Health Organisation report. The region has fewer than 17 nurses serving every 10,000 people – one of the most severe shortage...
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18
May
2020
| 16:35 Asia/Singapore
There is an increasing demand for Speech Therapists (STs) in Singapore due to our rapidly ageing population, increasing trend of chronic diseases, as well as increased awareness of children diagnosed with developmental issues. This is why the launch ...
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26
February
2020
| 20:37 Asia/Singapore
The collaboration marks the first with an educational institution in Singapore which enables students to access the latest innovations at the Philips APAC Centre Philips and SIT have signed an agreement to equip radiography students with a hands-o...
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03
February
2020
| 17:02 Asia/Singapore
Before being paired up in groups with persons with disabilities (PWDs) who volunteer as community teachers, twin sisters Johanna Faith Foo Shuan Enn, and Joanne Faith Foo Shuan Hui, both 22, did not know much about them and were hesitant to approach ...
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07
January
2020
| 13:40 Asia/Singapore
In line with the university’s mission to offer applied degree programmes targeted at growth sectors of the economy, the Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) will launch two new degree programmes in Academic Year 2020/2021 – Bachelor of Science wit...
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2019
07
November
2019
| 11:27 Asia/Singapore
Shifting gears from real-estate to occupational therapy (OT), undergraduate Ivan Tan discovered just three weeks into his internship that being open to change is the only way to a career in healthcare. The only constant in life, they say, is chang...
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21
June
2019
| 16:36 Asia/Singapore
In the era of smart tech and automation, a low-tech idea that seeks to benefit developing countries impressed the judges at the recent 13th Biomedical Engineering Society Scientific Meeting. 25-year-old SITizen Isabel Ang Shi Qi, a final-year unde...
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22
May
2019
| 16:10 Asia/Singapore
Some 300 Year 1 Allied Health students at the Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) expressed their gratitude to their ‘silent mentors’ at a Silent Mentor Appreciation Ceremony on 17 May 2019. Silent mentors is a term given to cadavers that ...
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09
February
2019
| 13:40 Asia/Singapore
The Ministry of Health (MOH) and Workforce Singapore (WSG) are expanding the Healthcare Professional Conversion Programmes (PCPs) with the introduction of a new degree-entry accelerated PCP at the Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT). This is i...
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2018
26
December
2018
| 10:58 Asia/Singapore
26 December 2018 – In line with its mission to groom well-equipped talent for growth industries and, in particular, for the healthcare and aviation sectors, the Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) will launch two new degree programmes in Academic...
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17
October
2018
| 13:30 Asia/Singapore
17 October 2018 – The Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) kicked off three days of graduation celebration for the Class of 2018 today. The opening ceremony, held at SIT@Dover, was graced by Minister for Trade and Industry, Mr Chan Chun Sing. The ...
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15
August
2018
| 18:50 Asia/Singapore
Cutting the cake at the Nurses’ Day celebration at SIT@Dover (from left to right): Associate Professor Genedine Lim, Programme Director (Nursing), Health and Social Sciences, SIT; Associate Professor Dora Howes, Programme Director (Nursing), Univ...
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