SMU LAUNCHES BOND-FREE
YIP PIN XIU SCHOLARSHIP AT THE
LEADERSHIP SYMPOSIUM 2016

SMU has launched its first full sports scholarship to offer outstanding
athletes the opportunity to pursue their undergraduate studies at SMU.

SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS
LECTURER WINS INTERNATIONAL
TEACHING AWARD

Ms Rosie Ching, Senior Lecturer of Statistics at the School of Economics,
has done SMU proud by winning the CEEMAN Champion Awards for Teaching.

SMU WINS ANNUAL PINNACLE
AWARD WHICH CELEBRATES
EXEMPLARY GIVERS

SMU is the inaugural winner in the ‘Educational Institution’
category of the President’s Volunteerism & Philanthropy
Awards 2016 (PVPA 2016).

INSTITUTE FOR SOCIETAL LEADERSHIP
OFFICIALLY LAUNCHED BY DPM
THARMAN SHANMUGARATNAM

SMU's Institute for Societal Leadership was officially launched by
distinguished Guest of Honour DPM Tharman Shanmugaratnam
during the Societal Leadership Summit 2016.

SIS DON WINS AWARD FOR
RESEARCH INTO MARITIME
ENERGY EVALUATION

Research by Assistant Professor Tan Kar Way from SMU
School of Information Systems and her colleagues at
DHL-SMU Green Transformation Lab has garnered the
Special Mention Award by the Singapore Maritime Institute.

Insights from Thought Leaders

Employees help each other less during economic downturns

Associate Professor Marko Pitesa
Nov 2016

In this podcast, Assoc Prof Marko Pitesa discusses his research which found that people are less willing to help each other at work when the economic outlook darkens. This is due to a behaviour termed ‘zero-sum construal of success’ - a view that one person’s success requires someone else to fail. Assoc Prof Pitesa highlights how managers can strengthen workforce cohesion to mitigate this behaviour.

 

The freedom of drones: Balancing regulations in the flight ahead

Nov 2016

In this podcast, Asst Prof of Law Chen Siyuan unravels insights about why some of the existing concerns about drones may be overstated, and discusses drone regulations around the world. He also proposes legislative tweaks that provide a better balance.
 
Assistant Professor Chen Siyuan

Research@SMU and Its Impact

Deconstructing chit chat

28 Oct 2016

SMU Assistant Professor Lee Youngki uses mobile sensing technology to study how people communicate with each...
 

Debunking the myth of password security

27 Oct 2016

As online security becomes more complex, we need to look beyond text-based user authentication to keep the ‘...
 

It’s not always about the money

27 Oct 2016

In defamation cases, SMU Associate Professor Gary Chan believes that a declaration of falsity should be one...
 

Dissecting a giant: The commodification of rural China

27 Oct 2016

Rapid growth is causing unprecedented transformations in the social fabric and market structure of rural...
 

Other Highlights

State of UniversityState of University
Address 2016

SMU President shares his directions and strategies towards realising SMU Vision 2025.

Campus DevelopmentExciting Campus Development

Learn about our new developments on campus green and the new School of Law building.

Postgraduate Research ProgrammesPostgraduate Research Programmes

Research Excellence across Management, Social Science & Technology. 

Watch a video on SMU PhD Student-Faculty Interaction.

Master of Science in Wealth ManagementMaster of Science in Wealth Management

Ranked 3rd globally and 1st in Asia by Financial Times.

 

Areas of Excellence

SMU's Areas of Excellence are university-level competencies that leverage inter-disciplinary approaches to solve challenges for society. ATTRACTIVE SCHOLARSHIPS ARE AVAILABLE FOR PHD STUDENTS TO PARTICIPATE IN THE EXCITING WORK IN THESE AREAS.

Analytics for Business, Consumer & Social Insights

  • Big data is the new norm of and the capabilities of new technologies make new insights possible.
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Finance & Financial Markets

  • Financial markets are vital to enabling business creation and expansion. SMU hosts 17 competencies and real-world test beds related to financial markets.
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Innovation & Entrepreneurship

  • In global markets, innovation is the foundation of economic growth and entrepreneurship provides the necessary mobilization for economic value creation.
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Urban Management & Sustainability

  • Developing innovative solutions to efficient resource planning and allocation for enhanced urban mobility and operations.
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Ageing & Healthcare Management

  • Bringing together the best researchers in ageing to help Singapore prepare for its ageing population.