Student Research Opportunities

  • Yale-NUS students contributing to COVID-19 healthcare causes

    6 October 2020

    By Lim Wei Da As the battle against COVID-19 continues, some Yale-NUS College students have joined in the fight by participating in research and healthcare projects. Madhumitha Ayyappan (Class of 2023), a student on the Yale-NUS & Duke-NUS Liberal Arts and Medicine Pathway, conducted research on the medical syndromes of Acute Respiratory Dis...

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  • Students embark on a diverse range of faculty-led or student-initiated research projects during the summer

    25 September 2019

    By Kelly Ng Every summer, Yale-NUS College students are offered the opportunity to pursue learning beyond the confines of the curriculum textbooks. In line with the College’s ethos of encouraging rigorous and global learning, the Yale-NUS Summer Research Programme (SRP) enables Yale-NUS students to pursue funded research projects, whether it may...

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  • Best of both worlds: Students participate in science research outside their major

    16 July 2019

    By Kevin Low “Being outdoors exposed me to another world that I never really interacted with in my day-to-day city life,” Crystal Yong (Class of 2019) noted from Juneau, Alaska, where she is currently volunteering for a research programme. “It made me appreciate nature and all that it holds more than I did before.” Crystal...

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  • Students publish papers alongside their professors

    1 March 2019

    By Chloe Lim At Yale-NUS College, students have many opportunities to work actively with faculty members on high-level research, gaining early exposure to the field of academia. This is largely due to the College’s low faculty to student ratio (about one to eight) and the focus on providing learning experiences beyond the classroom. As a...

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  • New summer science fellowships offer Yale-NUS students cutting-edge research opportunities abroad

    7 September 2018

    By Daryl Yang  Every summer, Yale-NUS students are afforded diverse opportunities to explore their interests. This year, several students had the opportunity to participate in new summer science research fellowships offered in partnership with Yale University and Harvard University. After spending a semester abroad in Yale University, Wang Jiayu...

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  • Yale-NUS students conduct research on otters

    30 January 2018

    By Daryl Yang | Image provided by Tan Mei-Mei  Over several months, Tan Mei-Mei (Class of 2018) travelled around Singapore in search of wild otters. Once thought to be extinct, the smooth-coated otter has become increasingly common in various regions of the country. “As part of my summer research project, I was involved in observational...

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