We congratulate the following scholarship winners in the past Academic Year (AY2010-2011):
Wee Kim Wee Legacy Fund Graduate Scholarship (AY2010/2011):
- Ow Tsin Li Stephanie (MSc in Information Studies)
- Zhang Liming (MSc in Information Studies)
- Yeo Han Chong (MSc in Information Systems)
- Li Wen (MSc in Information Systems)
KM Scholarship for Best Students (Semester 2, AY2010/2011):
- Foo Huey Yih
- Leow Su Hui Angeline
KM Scholarship for Best Students (Semester 1, AY2010-2011):
- Wee Chui Neo Janet (Matric No. G0901262K)
- Lee Lin Ping (Matric No: G0801814H)
Wee Kim Wee Legacy Fund Graduate Scholarship (AY2009/2010)
- Ng Kiak Peng (MSc in Information Studies)
- Grace Leong Wai Fun (MSc in Information Studies)
- Tan Jun Jie (MSc in Information Systems)
- Gaurav Gupta (MSc in Information Systems)
We welcome the 2011 cohort of students in the Information Studies, Information Systems and Knowledge Management MSc programmes. Out of a total of 1,166 completed applications, admission offers were made to 278 applicants:
MSc (Information Studies) 83
MSc (Information Systems) 121
MSc (Knowledge Management) 74
Admission interviews were held in Beijing and Yangon, in addition to the interviews in Singapore. Student matriculation (registration) is going on now. The final number of registered students may be lower.
Orientation for new students was held on Thur. 4 Aug, at 6:15pm, in the Lee Foundation LT in the school.
Convocation 2010 was held on 29th July. A total of 247 students graduated in the 2009-2010 academic year:
M.Sc. Information Studies 79
M.Sc. Information Systems 106
M.Sc. Knowledge Management 61
Special congratulations to the Gold Medal winners:
- Library Association Gold Medal (Information Studies): Grace Leong Wai Fun
- LexisNexis Gold Medal (Information Systems): Hoo Hui Liang
As well as to our PhD graduates:
Dr Blooma Mohan John
We wish graduates the very best in their career!
International Night 2010 was held on Sat. 15 Jan. 2011 at the ADM Auditorium (at the School of Art, Design & Media). The event was MCed by Info Studies grad and NLB librarian Pattarin Kusolpalin.
1. Multi-ethnic Dance of Myanmar
Performers: Saw Hla Myat, Kyaw Zin Min, Hnin Wit Yee, Aung San Htoo, Hnin Ei Pan, Aung Lwin Phyo, May Oo Khaing, Pa Pa Win Swe, Ei Kay Khaing, Cho Mar Win, Swe Lae Hnin, Sakawar Yee Nyo, Khaing Mar Ko Ko, Swe Zin Thant, Win Lei Phyu, Mya Mya Thin, Thuza
2. Thingyan/Myanmar New Year Song (Piano performance) — Thinzar Myo Myint
3. Light piano music — Mira Tantri
4. Indian Songs, with Guitar & Violin — Bhuvan Jalal & Chris Khoo
5. Chinese Flute — Chong Thong Yang (National Library Board)
6. Tango music (Violin Trio with Piano) — Pang Siu Yuin, Chris Khoo, Marina Tan (Development Office), Du Juan (National Library Board)
7. Karen Don Yein Dance of Myanmar
Performers: Saw Hla Myat, Hnin Wit Yee, Hnin Ei Pan, May Oo Khaing, Pa Pa Win Swe, Ei Kay Khaing, Cho Mar Win, Swe Lae Hnin, Sakawar Yee Nyo, Khaing Mar Ko Ko, Swe Zin Thant, Win Lei Phyu, Mya Mya Thin, Thuza
8. Belly Dancing — Wei Yu
Thank you! See you at International Night 2011/12 — Sat., 7 Jan. 2012
We welcome the 2010 cohort of students in the Information Studies, Information Systems and Knowledge Management MSc programmes. Out of a total of nearly 1,250 completed applications, admission offers were made to 273 applicants:
MSc (Information Studies) 80
MSc (Information Systems) 120
MSc (Knowledge Management) 73
Admission interviews were held in Shanghai and Yangon, in addition to the interviews in Singapore. Student matriculation (registration) is going on now. The final number of registered students may be lower.
Orientation for new students was held on Mon. 30 Aug, at 5pm, in the School of Biological Scences Lecture Theatre.
We welcome 2 new talented faculty members to the Division — Dr Natalie Pang and Dr Joanna Sin.
Dr. Natalie Pang
obtained her Ph.D. in Information Management from Monash University in 2009, where her research was also awarded the Vice Chancellor’s Commendation for Doctoral thesis excellence and the Faculty of IT doctoral medal. Her research interests are mainly in information commons/common pool resources, digital heritage, records management, structuration theory and the philosophy of information. A graduate of Melbourne University and Nanyang Technological University, Natalie has served as a Research Associate of Museum Victoria (History and Technology), the Victorian Association of Tertiary Libraries, and Research Fellow of the Centre for Community Networking and Research (CCNR), Monash University. She will be teaching a new course on Storytelling in Organisations in Semester 2.
Dr Joanna Sin
holds a PhD and a Master’s degree in Library & Information Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW-Madison). Previously, she received her B. of Social Science degree from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, majoring in Geography and minoring in Anthropology. Her research interests include library services and uses, information behaviours, information organisation and retrieval, and information equity. She teaches in the information organisation area. Before joining NTU, Joanna was a visiting assistant professor at the School of Library and Information Studies at UW-Madison. She also has experience working in technical and reference services in academic libraries. She will be teaching Information Organisation in Semester 1 and Cataloguing & Classification in Semester 2.