Both contests open for essay submissions from 1st June 2019. This is the third edition of the contests, jointly organized by the Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, Ngee Ann Polytechnic, Singapore General Hospital, and Singapore Centre for Environmental Life Sciences Engineering. Contest details are available here (AMR) and here (Microbiome). All students of […]

The two essay competitions have officially started! Essays may be submitted to the following email addresses anytime before 31st August 2018, 2359H – mdchly@nus.edu.sg and idsg50feedback@gmail.com – more details are available at the SSHSPH website here.  

The talented staff at SSHSPH have put up the webpage for the student essay contests here, including the rather psychedelic designs (reproduced below). We have an additional co-organizer/sponsor in SGH Microbiology this year, with a second whimsical topic on personal microbiomes included by the SGH Microbiology blogger. Other than age categories and the themes, the […]

The second prize for the JC/Polytechnic section was deservedly awarded to Mstr Brian Tan from Hwa Chong Institution for his educational work of fiction. Blood Blood. So much blood. At first, it wasn’t obvious. In retrospect, maybe I was too negligent. Negligent of the tiny details, negligent of the little indicators that something was wrong. […]

This poem by Mstr Asher Yeo from Dunman High was awarded one of the two Merit Awards by our judges. Post-Antibiotic World Poem Antibiotics, We have been relying on them for decades, They have been the main solution, To kill bacteria or inhibit the growth of bacteria, To cure the numerous diseases that we contract, […]