UPCOMING EVENTS

1105, 2021

LKY CIC Brown Bag Lunchtime Talk: Mastery in the Digital Age: Accelerating Effective Skills Development Amidst Technological Disruption

Synopsis This presentation reports on a study set out to explore the meaning of mastery for technical professionals when jobs and workplaces are increasingly being digitalized. The chief premise of our research is that the very core of what it means to be good at one’s job is challenged and may fundamentally change when parts of that job are taken over, e.g. […]

PAST EVENTS

2603, 2021

WEBINAR: Mexico City: Complexities, Smart Solutions and Opportunities – Webinar 3: Security

Abstract From three practical perspectives – mobility, security and governance – this webinar series showcases the smart ways in which Mexico City deals with challenges using technology, innovation and citizen participation. We feature 3 speakers who are well-known and experienced decision-makers of crucial areas in the daily operations of Mexico City: 3) Webinar 3: Security Date: 25 March 2021, 8 – 9 pm (Mexico City)/ […]
1203, 2021

LKY CIC Brown Bag Lunchtime Talk: Spatial Analysis of Industrial Clustering and Technological Innovation in China’s Electronic Information Manufacturing Industry: Evidence from Cities in 5 Coastal Metropolitan Regions

Synopsis While theories of economic growth emphasize the importance of agglomeration and proximity in innovation and knowledge transfer, empirical evidence on the expected role of agglomeration in innovation activities in China are rare. Focusing on China’s Electronic Information (EI) industry, this study applies spatial analysis methods to explore the spatial clustering of EI manufacturing and service industry and innovation intensity and their […]
1003, 2021

Singapore Studies Junior Scholar Seminar: Foreign Bodies, Local Language

Foreign Bodies, Local Language What does a Singaporean look like? What do they sound like? Drawing on media texts, online comments, and interview data, this seminar explores how young, mixed-race Singaporeans both use and talk about Singlish and Mandarin. While these individuals’ appearance leads many observers to assume they are “not Singaporean,” their ability to speak language varieties considered “uniquely Singaporean” is […]
503, 2021

WEBINAR: Mexico City: Complexities, Smart Solutions and Opportunities – Webinar 2: Mobility

Abstract From three practical perspectives – mobility, security and governance – this webinar series showcases the smart ways in which Mexico City deals with challenges using technology, innovation and citizen participation. We feature 3 speakers who are well-known and experienced decision-makers of crucial areas in the daily operations of Mexico City: 2) Webinar 2: Mobility Date: 4 March 2021, 8 – 9 pm (Mexico […]
2901, 2021

LKY CIC Brown Bag Lunchtime Talk: Perceived Self-Efficacy and Adaptation to Climate Change in Coastal Cambodia

Synopsis Over the past decades, coastal Cambodia has experienced more frequent negative impacts of climate change, including direct effects of severe climate events such as storms and floods resulting in multiple fatalities and significant economic losses. In response to climate change impacts at different spatial scales, adaptation has become one of the focal points of current research and policy developments. Although perceived […]