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Year in Review Faculty of Science’s 85th Anniversary The Faculty’s 85th anniversary celebrations culminated with a gala dinner on 8 November 2014. The event was graced by Dr Tony TAN, President of Singapore, NUS Board of Trustees Chairman Mr WONG Ngit Liong, NUS Deputy President (Academic Afairs) and Provost Prof TAN Eng Chye, with about 300 guests, alumni, faculty and students. Seventeen distinguished and outstanding alumni received the prestigious Alumni Awards, which recognises achievements in leadership, service and research excellence. 30K 85th Anniversary video ATTENDED NATIONAL DAY PARADE MORE THAN 2000 VISITORS Science & Technology 110 Exhibition Rag 2015 @ Marina In April 2015, the Faculty featured its researchers' innovations at the “Building Our Nation through Science and Technology” exhibition in Floating Platform celebration of NUS’ 110th anniversary. After the opening exhibition at The annual NUS Students’ Union (NUSSU) NUS, the exhibition travelled to Great World City and VivoCity to bring Rag Day was held on 7 August 2015 at the the innovations to the public. Visitors interacted with the prototypes world’s largest foating stage, The Float@ and displays, gaining a better appreciation of the impact of scientifc Marina Bay. Organised in collaboration innovations. The Faculty showcased exhibits in quantum technologies, with the National Day Parade and in plant genetics, food science, data science and biosensors. conjunction with SG50 and NUS’ 110th anniversary, it was the biggest Rag Day outside campus. The NUS Students’ Science Club did the Faculty proud with a Surprising Science dazzling performance to Fair 2015 the theme “Where I Belong”, which The Faculty collaborated with Dow won the Gold Singapore to hold the inaugural Award. NUS-Dow Surprising Science Fair on 21 March 2015. Under the guidance of staf and Dow’s industrial scientists, 120 undergraduates from 10 student clubs and academic societies designed booths featuring hands-on experiments. This event strengthened students’ science communication skills while promoting science in a fun and exciting way to youths. More than 150 secondary school and madrasah students, and benefciaries from the Chinese Development Assistance Council (CDAC), Care Singapore, Beyond Social Services and Lakeside Family Centre attended.
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