NTU honours former EOS director Kerry Sieh with Emeritus Professorship

NTU honours former EOS director Kerry Sieh with Emeritus Professorship

Our warmest congratulations to Professor Kerry Sieh, who has been awarded Professor Emeritus status! In a Professor Installation Ceremony that took place before the NTU President’s State of the University Address on 15 September, four retired NTU Professors, of which two are from the CoS, were conferred this honour. Professor Kerry Sieh retired after ten years as director of the Earth Observatory of Singapore (EOS) in January this year.

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They PhDid It! (Part 4): Dr Pansino and dike propagation in volcanoes

They PhDid It! (Part 4): Dr Pansino and dike propagation in volcanoes

Every year in CoS, dozens of PhD students defend their thesis and earn their doctorate, the highest university degree. In this series, we catch up with some new doctors to find out about their experience of doing a PhD in CoS, what made them embark on the intense four year journey and what plans they have for the future. Next up, we have Dr Stephen Pansino, a Research Fellow with the Earth Observatory of Singapore (EOS).

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David Wardle elected new member of Academia Europaea

David Wardle elected new member of Academia Europaea

ASE Professor David Wardle has been elected as a Foreign Member to the Academia Europaea in their 2020 round. Academia Europaea is a prestigious pan-European Academy with the purpose of “…advancement and propagation of excellence in scholarship in the humanities, law, the economic, social, and political sciences, mathematics, medicine, and all branches of natural and technological sciences anywhere in the world for the public benefit and for the advancement of the education of the public of all ages.”

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Public Service Medal winner Dr Shawn Lum’s views on water & nature issues

Public Service Medal winner Dr Shawn Lum’s views on water & nature issues

Dr Shawn Lum, a senior lecturer at the Asian School of the Environment and President of the Nature Society Singapore, has recently been awarded the Public Service and Long Service Medals. Previously a member of the Public Utilities Board (PUB)’s Water Network Panel for over ten years, his expertise has helped shape the various programs and initiatives spearheaded by the PUB. Science@NTU caught up with Dr Lum to find out more about his time on the panel, and also his views on water and nature issues.

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