Making a mark for Women in Science (Part 2) – Meet NTU School of Physical & Mathematical Sciences PhD student Wu Lishu, who is a recipient of the 2020 Women in Engineering, Science, and Technology (WiEST) Conference Grant. Currently studying 2D materials, she sheds some light on her research, and her thoughts on women in science.
Meet NTU School of Biological Sciences student Samuel Loo! Samuel took part in the one week summer programme in Kobe University, Japan in 2019. Samuel had the opportunity to experience research in Kobe University, sea training on the University’s training ship Fukaemaru, and even got his hands dirty with agricultural training!
Making a mark for Women in Science: In the spirit of International Women’s Day held recently in March, we meet some of the recipients of the 2020 Women in Engineering, Science, and Technology (WiEST) Conference Grant. First up is NTU School of Biological Sciences PhD student Chinmayi Prasanna. She shares with us how she got to where she is now, and her views on women in science.
Jing Xuan took part in the Japan-East Asia Network of Exchange for Students and Youths (JENESYS) programme in 2019. In this year’s trip, besides top science & technology organisations like Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) and Olympus, students had the opportunity to visit Minamisanriku, a town that was one of the worst hit during the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake. Jing Xuan shares with us her takeaways from her meaningful experience in Japan!
Song Lin’s project on raising awareness for the Mekong Delta environmental crisis through a video-making workshop won him the AY2018/19 OG Distinguished Undergraduate Student Award (DUSA). He also went on a 6-month stint in Shanghai as part of the Overseas Entrepreneurship Programme (OEP). He shares with us his experience in these two exciting ventures!
Richard Sugrue is an Associate Professor at the School of Biological Sciences, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. His research focuses on the biology of RNA viruses. In particular, his lab is trying to understand, at the molecular level, the role that host-cell factors play during specific stages of the virus replication cycle, such as virus replication and assembly.