Articles tagged with 'Health' & 'Social Science' | Singapore Institute of Technology

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2020
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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14
March
2019
| 09:22 Asia/Singapore
The Internet is a double-edged sword. With a high-level of digital connectedness cutting across all demographics, how can we get people to be more aware of the real consequences of their choices online? Themed ‘1 Click Away’, this year’s Better In...
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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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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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12
July
2018
| 11:14 Asia/Singapore
Two SIT teams were honoured for their entries at the 6th Eldercare Innovation Awards held in conjunction with the 9th International Ageing Asia Innovation Forum 2018 in May. Touted as the 'Oscars of the Eldercare Industry', the award is the only one ...
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27
April
2018
| 00:00 Asia/Singapore
In its third year, the CXO Lean Summit 2018 held on 24 April showcased some success stories from industry practitioners who engaged the services of the Lean Transformation Innovation Centre (LTIC) at SIT. Organised by LTIC, supported by Lean G...
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2017
28
December
2017
| 00:00 Asia/Singapore
FEATURE – After Singapore Institute of Technology staff was introduced to lean thinking, a course was launched to provide healthcare workers with the lean skills they need to transform their organizations. Dr Genedine Lim, Associate Professor of H...
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12
December
2017
| 17:51 Asia/Singapore
                      Attendees at the “Transformation of Spaces – Eldercare in The New Age” workshop at SIT@Dover on 17 November 2017.   With the ageing population in Singapore, there has been a paradigm sh...
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14
October
2017
| 07:00 Asia/Singapore
Scoring a meagre 141 for his Primary School Leaving Examination (PSLE), Lai Ping Wu, 29, often had to face the echoes of “You are going to end up at an Institute of Technical Education (ITE), and that will be the end of the road for you.”  Streamed i...
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13
September
2017
| 17:37 Asia/Singapore
First-year students from SIT’s Allied Health degree programmes place a hand on a ‘Silent Mentor’, as they recite a pledge to treat these mentors with respect. “I was accustomed to thinking of respect as something one would only hold for living ind...
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August
2017
| 16:29 Asia/Singapore
SIT celebrated Nurses’ Day 2017 on 4 August by recognising the hard work and contributions of nurses with renewed dedication and high career aspirations. Guest-of-Honour, Ms Tan Soh Chin, Chief Nursing Officer, Ministry of Health, expressed confidenc...
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07
August
2017
| 14:57 Asia/Singapore
As Singapore’s university of applied learning, the Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) strives to nurture professionals with deep mastery of specialist skills so as to help industries solve increasingly complex problems. With a unique pedagog...
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27
July
2017
| 17:55 Asia/Singapore
Attendees at the ‘Caring for Older People with Dementia’ symposium at SIT@Dover on 17 July, 2017. As Singapore's ageing population continues to grow, care for the elderly is becoming a pressing issue. Following the ‘Mobility, Balance and Falls...
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June
2017
| 10:01 Asia/Singapore
                  Denise receives her Valedictorian Award from Professor Tan Thiam Soon, President, SIT at yesterday's Wheelock College Commencement Ceremony 2017 “I wake up every day knowing I will face enthusiastic...
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April
2017
| 19:30 Asia/Singapore
With an average life expectancy of 83 in 2015, Singapore has the third-highest life expectancy in the world. For healthcare providers, an ageing population is associated with many issues, among which are falls in older persons. Attendees of SI...
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2016
04
October
2016
| 10:17 Asia/Singapore
38 students received their Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Criminology and Security from the University of Liverpool (UoL) today. These students are from the pioneer cohort of the Criminology and Security degree programme that was established in 201...
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01
September
2016
| 17:16 Asia/Singapore
Professor Tan Thiam Soon, President, SIT and Professor Tan Chorh Chuan, President, NUS sign the Collaborative Agreement that will see NUS jointly deliver courses for SIT’s Allied Health degree programmes. The signing was witnessed by Dr Janil Put...
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February
2016
| 00:00 Asia/Singapore
Making a mid-career switch can be challenging. It can be daunting to start afresh in an unfamiliar industry which requires you to have a specialised set of skills. If you are thinking of exploring a career in the allied healthcare sector, the Profess...
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