Staff Awards

Staff Awards

Welcome to the Staff Awards website, where we recognise and celebrate the achievements of our faculty and staff. If you wish to share any prizes or awards received, new appointments or memberships in prestigious boards or societies, and other notable achievements in the last six months, we would love to hear from you.

29 April 2019

Quantum cryptographer Artur Ekert honoured

Quantum cryptography pioneer Professor Artur Ekert, Director of the Centre of Quantum Techologies at NUS, was awarded the Micius Quantum Prize 2019 for his invention of entanglement-based quantum key distribution, entanglement swapping and entanglement purification.

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Prof Haque (2nd from right) receiving the award
25 April 2019

Prof M Shamsul Haque wins Col Leadership Award

Professor M Shamsul Haque from the Department of Political Science at NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences has been selected as the winner of the 2019 Col Leadership Award by the Section on International and Comparative Administration (SICA) of the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA). He received the award, which recognises significant contributions to SICA, at the 2019 ASPA Conference in Washington, DC in March 2019.

Professor M Shamsul Haque from the Department of Political Science at NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences has been selected as the winner of the 2019 Col Leadership Award by the Section on International and Comparative Administration (SICA) of the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA). He received the award, which recognises significant contributions to SICA, at the 2019 ASPA Conference in Washington, DC in March 2019.

Prof Haque is the Deputy Editor of International Review of Administrative Sciences and Co-Editor-in-Chief of Asian Journal of Political Science. He has made immense intellectual contribution to the field of public administration, especially to comparative public administration, development administration and public governance. The prolific author has written several books and published many articles with leading publishers and premier journals in the field.

17 April 2019

Prof Kishore Mahbubani honoured by US academy

Professor Kishore Mahbubani, ambassador, Founding Dean of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS, and author, has been elected a member of the prestigious American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Founded in 1780, the Academy awards membership to individuals with compelling achievements in academia, business, government and public affairs, and engages them in advancing the public good.

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10 April 2019

Five receive NUS Distinguished Arts and Social Sciences Alumni Award

The NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) celebrated the achievements of five outstanding alumni at the FASS STARS Awards 2019 for excellence in various fields locally and internationally, and for their work which contributed to the betterment of society and the promotion of the arts and social sciences.

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10 April 2019

Duke-NUS Medical School researchers recognised

Five researchers from Duke-NUS Medical School were honoured for their outstanding translational and clinical research by the Singapore Ministry of Health’s National Medical Research Council. Professor Karl Tryggvason, Professor David M Virshup and Professor Antonio Bertoletti received the Singapore Translational Research Investigator Award, while Professor Ooi Eng Eong and Associate Professor Ong Sin Tiong clinched the esteemed Clinician Scientist Award – Senior Investigator.

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02 April 2019

US-ASEAN Fulbright Visiting Scholar Award

Assistant Professor Vincent Pang Junxiong, Director of the Centre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Research at the NUS Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, has been awarded the US-ASEAN Fulbright Visiting Scholarship 2018.

Assistant Professor Vincent Pang Junxiong, Director of the Centre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Research at the NUS Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, has been awarded the US-ASEAN Fulbright Visiting Scholarship 2018.

The scholarship allowed him to carry out three months of research at Duke University in the US from September to December 2018, with a focus on global health security threat due to dengue. One of the aims of the study is to assess the global preparedness against dengue outbreaks, especially in dengue non-endemic regions. Asst Prof Pang presented part of his work at the 3rd Raffles Dialogue (2018) on the Future of Human Well-Being and Security as one of 10 selected 2018 Raffles Fellows.

The Fulbright US-ASEAN Initiative aims to deepen people-to-people engagement and strengthen educational ties through partnerships focusing on a wide range of subjects, including innovative teaching methods, maritime security, climate change, health, political security and wildlife trafficking. To date, 60 scholars from the 10 ASEAN member states have been awarded the scholarships.