Category Archives: Culture

SMU researcher wins 2018 ACM SIGSOFT Impact Paper Award

Singapore Management University Associate Professor Jiang Lingxiao has received the 2018 ACM SIGSOFT Impact Paper Award, a prize that recognises influential papers presented in the last decade. SMU Office of…

Study says early mediation leads to better outcomes

The sooner a case is referred to mediation the better, according to the first empirical analysis of mediation in Singapore’s courts.

Meditation affects brain networks differently in long-term meditators and novices

Mental training such as mindfulness meditation – an accepting awareness of the present moment – has been shown to alter networks in the brain and improve emotional and physical well-being.

Mobile phone radiation may affect memory performance in adolescents, study finds

Radiofrequency electromagnetic fields may have adverse effects on the development of memory performance of specific brain regions exposed during mobile phone use. These are the findings of a study involving nearly 700 adolescents in Switzerland.

NASA Invites Media to Preview Briefing on Spacecraft that will “Touch” Sun

NASA now is targeting launch of the Parker Solar Probe no earlier than Monday, Aug. 6. Additional time was needed to evaluate the configuration of a cable clamp on the payload fairing.

World’s first conference on the integration of fashion and artificial intelligence

The Institute of Textiles and Clothing of PolyU is organising the first-of-its-kind academic conference entitled “Artificial Intelligence on Fashion and Textile Conference 2018” in partnership with the Vision and Beauty Team at Alibaba and The Textile Institute, UK.