Post Graduate Series (PGS)

 

 

The Postgraduate Students' Series (PGS) is an initiative launched by CDTL especially for the postgraduate students in NUS. PGS aims to be a platform for discussion and building awareness/expertise on generic issues that these students are likely to face during their postgraduate studies at NUS.

Past Sessions

2014

  1. Ethics and Integrity in Research (9 April 2014)
    A/P Tang Bor Luen, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine

  2. Writing a literature review for theses and research papers (12 Mar 2014)
    Dr Deng Xudong

  3. Preparing for the Graduate Student Afterlife a.k.a Career: How to Start Right? (02 Apr 2014)
    A/P Ashwin M Khambadkone, Dr Adrian Michael Lee and Dr Lee Kooi Cheng

 

2013

  1. Getting the most out of Graduate School (6 Feb 2013)
    A/P Johan Geertsema, A/P Sow Chorng Haur, A/P Laksh Samavedham

  2. Effective Interpersonal Skills (13 Mar 2013 )
    Dr Radhika Jaidev

  3. Preparing for the Graduate Student Afterlife a.k.a Career: How to Start Right? (27 Mar 2013)
    A/P. Suresh Valiyaveettil & A/P. Laksh Samavedham
    Reading Materials

  4. Components of Research Paper (3 Apr 2013)
    Dr Chitra Varaprasad
    Webcast | Reading Materials| Handouts

  5. Effective Presentation Skills (10 Apr 2013)
    Dr Lee Kooi Cheng

  6. Planning and Managing Your Postgraduate Journey (11 Sep 2013)
    Prof Mohan Kankanhalli, A/P Johan Geertsema, Dr Stephen Lim
    Webcast

  7. Qualitative Approach to Research and Data Collection (23 Oct 2013)
    A/P Narayanan Ganapathy, Department of Sociology
    Webcast| Reading Materials

  8. Writing a Research Paper: Confronting the Challenges (30 Oct 2013)
    Dr Chitra Varaprasad, CELC
    Webcast| Reading Materials| Handouts

  9. Supervisor-Supervisee Dynamics: How to Build and Sustain a Good One? (5 Nov 2013)
    Dr Esther Goh, Department of Social Work

 

2012

  1. Getting the Most out of Graduate School (7 Feb 2012)
    Prof. Raj Rajagopalan
    Reading Materials | Paper

  2. How to Frame the Good and Right Research Questions (16 Feb 2012)
    Prof. Henry Wai Chung Yeung
    Reading Materials

  3. How to Frame the Good and Right Research Questions (27 Feb 2012)
    Prof. Wong Tien Yin

  4. Preparing for the PhD final Oral Defense (12 Mar 2012)
    A/P Chng Huang Hoon, A/P Sow Chorng Haur, A/P Laksh Samavedham
    Reading Materials

  5. Components of a Research Paper (3 Apr 2012)
    Mr Jeffery Mok
    Reading Materials

  6. Writing Literature Review for a Thesis and Dissertation (5 Apr 2012)
    Dr Deng Xudong
    Reading Materials

  7. Turning a paper into an oral presentation (11 May 2012)
    Mr Patrick Gallo
    Webcast

  8. Planning and Managing Your Postgraduate Journey (18 Aug 2012)
    A/P Sow Chorng Haur
    Webcast

  9. Presentation Skills For Scientists (5 Sep 2012)
    A/P Eric Chan
    Webcast Part 1 | Part 2

  10. Staying Motivated Throughout The Postgraduate Journey (8 Sep 2012)
    A/P Bruce Lockhart

  11. Planning The Right Experiments (14 Sep 2012)
    Prof. Goh Thong Ngee

  12. Writing a Literature Review for Theses and Research Papers (18 Sep 2012)
    Dr Deng Xudong
    Reading Materials

  13. Quantitative And Qualitative Approaches To Research And Data Collection (4 Oct 2012)
    A/P Narayanan Ganapathy
    Reading Materials

  14. Effective Presentation Skills (18 Oct 2012)
    Ms. Peggie Chan

  15. Academic Integrity (31 Oct 2012)
    A/P Bruce Lockhart

  16. Staying Motivated Throughout The Postgraduate Journey (5 Nov 2012)
    A/P Sow Chorng Haur

  17. Preparing For The Qualifying Exam/Final Oral Defence (7 Nov 2012)
    Prof Lim Chwee Teck, Prof Li Baowen, A/P Tan Shyong Wei Kevin, A/P Cecilia Lim
    Webcast| Reading Materials

  18. Components Of A Research Paper (9 Nov 2012)
    Dr Lo Mun Hou, A/P Laksh Samavedham and Dr Ho Han Kiat
    Webcast | Reading Materials Part 1 & Part 2

 

2011

  1. PGS Welcome Tea (17 Aug 2011)
    A/P Chng Huang Hoon , A/P Laksh Samavedham

  2. Planning & Managing Your Postgraduate Journey (9 Sept 2011)
    Prof Lim Chwee Teck, A/P Yap Von Bing, A/P Chng Huang Hoon , A/P Laksh Samavedham

  3. Identifying a Research Topic & Managing the Supervisor-Supervisee Relationship (19 Sept 2011)
    A/P Sow Chorng Haur, Dr Esther CL Goh, A/P Chng Huang Hoon , A/P Laksh Samavedham

  4. Effective Oral Communication (14 Oct 2011)
    Ms Chitra Sabapathy, Ms Wong Soon Fen

  5. Taking an Analytical Approach to Thesis Writing (2 Nov 2011)
    Dr Chitra Varaprasad

  6. Components of a Research Paper (13 Dec 2011)
    Mr Jeffrey Mok

 

For further information about PGS, please contact:

A/P Johan Geertsema
Director, CDTL
e-mail:

 

Ms Winnie Choy
PGS Programme Co-ordinator
e-mail: