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Taking Action for Social Change
21-September-2015

Using 'action research' approach, researchers at the Singapore Management University (SMU) are designing new or improved social services in order to help better understand and respond to the needs of vulnerable communities in Singapore.

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Contact: Office of Research Institution: Singapore Management University
 
Study: A Lifeline for Sumatran Rhinos
17-September-2015

Conservation scientists use an enhanced population survey technique that identifies, for the first time, priority forest protection zones irreplaceable for saving the critically endangered Sumatran rhino. The study identifies small and scattered populations that should be consolidated if they are to become viable.

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Contact: Stephen sautner Institution: Wildlife Conservation Society
 
Chinese Chess Set for Visually Impaired People
16-September-2015

First set of Chinese chess with different vision capabilities including blind people of different countries has been developed by researchers at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (HK PolyU). It promotes an inclusive society, eliminates discrimination, and assists visually impaired people to communicate with other people.

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Contact: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Institution: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
 
The Vibrant Tapestry of Social Networks
14-September-2015

A researcher of the Singapore Management University has developed analysis models to study the intricate social networks that exist between people. From predictive studies of street gangs to suicide bombers, the new models have shown the relevance to social problems and international security threats.

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Contact: Office of Research Institution: Singapore Management University
 
Don’t Underestimate Undergraduates
8-September-2015

Collaborative research with undergraduate students in Singapore is investigating different topics in social sciences: from signed ties - positive or negative relationships within a social network - to migrant workers' mental health.

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Contact: Office of Research Institution: Singapore Management University
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