Tag Archives: NTU

Singapore’s powerhouses neglect local intellectual life

Singaporeans deserve more local impact from their top-ranked public universities, says Cherian George (11 January 2018) Singapore’s two main public universities have risen in global reputation, lifted by the state’s economic might. For most Singaporeans – as well as many of the region’s brightest students – getting a place to study at the National University […]


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NTU hiring librarians

(2 January 2018) Senior Librarian – Scholarly Publishing & Impact – NTU Libraries Liaise and work with various stakeholders to enhance research impact measurement services with focus on creating citation reports and altmetrics reports Develop and implement educational programs on scholarly publishing for NTU researchers to help them increase their research visibility and improve their […]


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NTU Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information celebrates 25 years of success

(3 November 2017) The Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information (WKWSCI) at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) is celebrating its 25th anniversary today with an alumni reunion to mark the successes of its over 6,000-strong alumni and recognise the contributions of its donors and industry partners. At the event at the National […]


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Ruth’s Rankings 30: Hong Kong and Singapore: Is Success Sustainable?

Nanyang Technological University (NTU) ranks higher than National University of Singapore (NUS) in the QS rankings and NUS ranks higher than NTU in THE rankings NTU ranks higher than HKUST in the QS rankings and HKUST ranks higher than NTU in THE rankings (Table 30.1 Big Three) By Ruth A. Pagell* (Watch Ruth Pagell present University Rankings […]


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LKCMedicine Medical Library opens for business

(6 October 2017) The Medical Library of the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, Nanyang Technological University Singapore is officially open on 28 August 2017 in conjunction with the School’s grand opening. Crowning the 20th floor of the Clinical Sciences Building is the rooftop Medical Library which not only boasts an impressive collection of medical journals, […]


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NTU libraries hiring librarians

Librarian/Senior Librarian – Digital Portal & Initiatives (NTU Libraries) ‎Key responsibilities: Evaluate and promote educational IT tools and portal platforms Provide training and technical support to students and staff implementing digital projects effectively using WordPress and other suitable platforms Provide expertise for the creation of information and knowledge portals to curate content and to provide […]


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AROSIM 2018 takes place 26 January 2018

(10 August 2017) The 2018 Workshop on Altmetrics for Research Outputs Measurement and Scholarly Information Management takes place on Friday 26 January 2018 in Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. The main objective of the AROSIM 2018 workshop is to create a forum to disseminate the latest works on altmetrics for measuring research impact and scholarly information […]


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Springer Nature sponsors first Singapore Three Minute Thesis competition

(14 June 2017, Singapore) Twenty PhD candidates from Singapore will gather on 4 August 2017 at the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) for the 2017 Singapore Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition. The competition challenges participants to explain their research thesis in a clear and engaging three-minute talk aimed at non-specialists. The main prize, which is sponsored […]


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NTU hiring Assistant Director – Scholarly Communication Group

(3 April 2017) Nanyang Technological University (NTU) Libraries invites applications for the position of Assistant Director,  Scholarly Communication Group. The successful candidate will provide leadership and guidance in the development, design and implementation of novel and sustainable research data management services for NTU researchers. These services shall facilitate NTU researchers throughout various stages of their […]


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NTU hiring senior librarian for business library and for new media group

(2 December 2016) Nanyang Technological University Libraries invites applications for the position of Librarian or Senior Librarian in its Business Library.  The successful candidate will provide tailored professional services and information support to students and staff in the Banking & Finance Division by developing, managing and providing access to specialized information resources, and to ensure […]


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Ruth’s Rankings News Flash! NTU Ranking: Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers for World Universities

(12 October 2016) Yet another ranking’s update offers  another example of Chinese universities rising as Japanese universities continue to slide.  In the first ranking in 2007 (HEEACT), there were nine Chinese universities and none in the top 200.  In 2016, there are 53 Chinese universities with eleven in the top 200.  During the same time […]


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NTU hiring Librarian/Senior Librarian, Instructional Services Division

(5 August 2016) Nanyang Technological University (NTU) Libraries invites applications for the position of Librarian or Senior Librarian in its Instructional Services Division. The successful candidate will contribute to the Library’s information literacy programme through developing online learning experiences and designing, teaching, and assessing information/digital literacy in both face-to-face and online environments. The successful candidate […]


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NTU hiring Librarian/Senior Librarian – Library Technology Group

(30 July 2016) Nanyang Technological University (NTU) Libraries, Singapore, invites applications for the position of Librarian or Senior Librarian in its Library Technology Group. The successful candidate will provide support for the Library IT infrastructure and ensure library systems are kept up-to-date with the latest technological developments in order to provide stable and optimal access to […]


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Researchers’ use of Kudos correlates to 23% higher downloads on publisher websites

(24 June 2016)  Kudos, the award-winning service for maximizing the reach and impact of research publications, has announced preliminary results of a study to evaluate the effectiveness of its service. The Altmetrics Research Team at the Centre for HEalthy and Sustainable CitieS (CHESS), Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information, Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore […]


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Lee Kong Chian School Of Medicine hiring Medical Librarian

(23 March 2016) The Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, a partnership between Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and Imperial College London, will train a generation of doctors who will put patients at the centre of their exemplary medical care. Graduates of the five-year undergraduate medical degree programme that begins in 2013 will have a strong […]


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