Tag Archives: NTU

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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NTU hiring Head, Instructional Services Division

(21 July 2015) Nanyang Technological University Libraries invites applications for the position of Head of Instructional Services. The successful candidate will lead a team of instructional services librarians and support all subject librarians in providing engaging, high quality instruction in support of developing strong information and digital literacy skills. Responsibilities include:  Strategize, plan, deliver and […]


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NTU Singapore hiring librarians

(12 March 2015) Nanyang Technological University Libraries, Singapore, invites applications for the position of Librarian or Senior Librarian in its Library Technology Group. The successful candidate will not only support stable, seamless access to library resources and services, but will also have the opportunity to explore and develop new technologies in the areas of eBook […]


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Ruth’s Rankings 6: Scholarly Rankings from the Asian Perspective

By Ruth A. Pagell* (26 December 2014)  I began researching the intersection of bibliometrics and university research rankings in preparation for a talk I presented at CONCERT, CONsortium on Core Electronic Resources in Taiwan in 2008.  At that time, there were only 74 articles in all of Web of Science (WOS) about bibliometrics or citations […]


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Open access Nature Partner Journal, npj Biofilms and Microbiomes

(12 May 2014)  Nature Publishing Group (NPG) with Nanyang Technological University (NTU) today announce a new online-only open-access journal, npj Biofilms and Microbiomes. Leading NTU’s effort in this new initiative is its Singapore Centre on Environmental Life Sciences Engineering (SCELSE), a national research institute that aims to harness the powers of micro-organisms for environmental and […]


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NTU jumps into Nature’s global top 100 research ranking

(27 March 2014)  Nanyang Technological University (NTU) has rocketed up the global top 100 in the Nature Publishing Index. NTU recorded a 250 per cent increase in its research output and soared 144 places, to be ranked 73rd internationally. NTU is also ranked 12th in the Asia-Pacific region, climbing 23 spots from 35th last year. […]


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NTU symposium explores Big Data trends to foster smarter communities of the future

(21 March 2014)  From civic engagement to public health and traffic planning, Big Data – also known as the massive quantities of information about people and their daily interactions arising from multimedia, social media and the internet – can produce a paradigm shift in how cities better organise themselves and improve the quality of life […]


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