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Tailored for a Better Me

BY CHIN CHUN HWEE Personal grooming is the embodiment of respect for self and for others, because it is about how I want to present myself. It exudes self-confidence and gives others a good impression on first meetings. Knowing that I will need to give formal presentations and attend interviews in the future, I grasped the [...]

January 26th, 2017|Articles, Front Slider|0 Comments

The Strangeness of Probability – Bayes’ Theorem

We have come to the third week of semester 1 in Academic Year 2016/2017! It can be a little difficult getting back to full-time studying after the summer holidays, and we would like to offer some of you a breather from your lectures and tutorials. Camille Mau, a second year CN Yang scholar with a passion [...]

August 21st, 2016|Articles, Front Slider|0 Comments

The Thoughts of a Second Year Student

It's the start of a new academic year and we'd like to extend a very warm welcome to our CN Yang Scholars' Club (CNYSC) Freshmen! Some of you might be a little nervous about starting university, and perhaps somewhat anxious about the workload and responsibilities as a CN Yang scholar. But fret not! Erico Tjoa, a [...]

August 11th, 2016|Articles, Front Slider|0 Comments

Thoughts of a First Year CN Yang Scholar

A new semester has just begun and for our first year CN Yang scholars, they have successfully and triumphantly completed their very first academic semester in university. How do they feel about the CN Yang Scholars' Programme? And what challenges did they face? Ang Kheng, a first year student currently enrolled in Mechanical Engineering, recounts [...]

January 16th, 2016|Articles, Front Slider|0 Comments

Volunteering Initiative with ADA

As we usher in the New Year, the CN Yang Scholars' Club (CNYSC) would like to express our immense gratitude and appreciation for all that we have received under the scholars programme. Starting with Academic Year 2015/2016, the CNYSC has kickstarted a number of volunteering initiatives as we work towards contributing more actively to society. [...]

January 2nd, 2016|Articles, Front Slider|0 Comments

Impressions

BY CNYSC PRESS & PUBLICITY PORTFOLIO The importance of first impressions has been imprinted upon us ever since we stepped into secondary school and had a first taste of etiquette classes. You only have one chance to make a first impression, and judgments about you are finalized within 30 seconds. For most of us, our physical [...]

October 30th, 2015|Articles, Front Slider|0 Comments

Luck, Sense, Effort?

This year, the CN Yang Scholars' Club Press & Publicity Portfolio has been expanded to include our very own writing subcommittee. Our team of 9 passionate young writers will be sharing about their experiences in the CN Yang Scholars' Programme, various science and engineering articles that have piqued their interest, interviews with members of the [...]

October 10th, 2015|Articles, Front Slider|0 Comments

CNYSP Overseas Learning Trip 2015 – CERN

Earlier in May this year, a group of CN Yang Scholars had the opportunity to visit CERN in Geneva, Switzerland. They attended lectures and discussion sessions with Professors in CERN and toured some of the research facilities over there. They also toured parts of Switzerland, Austria, Lichtenstein and Germany as part of the leisure [...]

July 20th, 2015|Articles, Events, Front Slider|0 Comments

The Life Of Honey Bees – Part 2

In the last series, we discovered about the fascinating lives of Queen Bees and Drone Bees. In this second series, we will now learn about the lives of worker bees, the most common type of bees found in the colony. Out of the twenty to sixty thousand bees in the hive, about 99% of them [...]

January 3rd, 2015|Articles, Front Slider|0 Comments

The Life Of Honey Bees – Part 1

Albert Einstein once remarked, “If the bee disappeared off the surface of the globe, then man would have only four years of life left. No more bees, no more pollination, no more plants, no more animals, no more man.” With their important roles in sustaining our ecosystem, it is a pity that their sophisticated lives [...]

January 2nd, 2015|Articles, Front Slider|0 Comments