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SolidGround.sg: A new resource for those facing online harassment or abuse

25th June, 2021|

Solidground.sg: A new resource for those facing online harassment or abuse in Singapore Catherine Chang and Holly Apsley In March 2021, the Singapore government announced a new Singapore Together Alliance for Action that seeks to brainstorm solutions for tackling online harms targeted at women and girls. This reflects growing mainstream awareness of the prevalence and

Facilitating social mixing in public spaces

5th May, 2021|

Facilitating social mixing in public spaces Elissa G Hartanto, Gian Jian Xiang, Toh Sing Yee and Samuel Mok This research was conducted as part of the Research Studio, a core module of the Masters of Science in Urban Science, Policy and Planning, at the Singapore University of Technology and Design. Public spaces are shared spaces

COVID-19 and the Future of Work

8th May, 2020|

We are currently in the midst of an accelerated race towards the “Future of Work,” fueled by the growth of digitalization and automation. In this post, we explore what new work arrangements due to the COVID-19 pandemic have shown about the possible futures of work.

Transforming industries and workplaces in an era of climate change

11th February, 2020|

At the end of 2019, many predictions were made about the key trends that would shape business in the next decade. Almost all of the predictions include new technologies and online platforms: 5G, artificial intelligence, e-commerce and digital currencies to name a few. But there is another disruptive force that is frequently mentioned alongside technology: climate change.

What do Singaporeans want from Driverless Mobility?

6th February, 2020|

The deployment of Autonomous Vehicles (AVs) in cities is an exciting development and we currently see them being tested in a growing number of trials in many cities around the world. In this post, we share some preliminary findings from a Driverless Mobility Dialogue hosted by the Centre and the Sustainable Urban Mobility Research Laboratory at SUTD.

Under the ban of e-scooters

17th December, 2019|

Dr. Sam Chng explores the new rules and policy for electric scooter on Channel News Asia's podcast series ‘Heart of the Matter.'

GitHub as a mechanism for public participation?

7th May, 2019|

Digital participation has become a hot topic in recent years, whereby traditional methods of gathering feedback from the public – Town Halls, workshops and meetings – are increasingly being augmented by online tools. In this blog post we explore the potential for existing digital collaboration platforms such as GitHub to support participatory planning.

Towards more participatory governance in Singapore

27th December, 2018|

Towards more participatory governance in Singapore By Hoa Nguyen and Julienne Chen Since the early days of independence, the Singapore government has tried and tested various modes of engagement with its constituents. Many of the earlier iterations of engagement consisted of campaigns to communicate policies and national development goals; however, with time, these methods of engagement

Food waste management in Singapore: envisioning the possibilities of a Zero Waste Nation

17th August, 2018|

Food waste management in Singapore: envisioning the possibilities of a Zero Waste Nation By Cheryl Low and Julienne Chen Global food waste is a complex problem that threatens food security and environmental sustainability. It points towards massive inefficiencies and severe mismanagement of resources in the global food network. According to the Food and Agriculture Organisation