MSc in Food Science & Human Nutrition (by coursework)
Our MSc (coursework) in Food Science & Human Nutrition is slated for the inaugural intake for AY2018/19 Aug. Application link is now opened.
Science Open House
12 May 2018, 11am-3pm
Come talk to us and find out more about what FST can offer to you.
Chocolate Appreciation Workshop
23 June 2018, 10am-1pm
Chocolate lovers, would you like to learn how the cocoa beans are made into chocolate bars and try different types of handmade chocolate bars? Join us for this chocolate appreciation workshop.
Parent-Child Hands-on Baking Class
2 June 2018, 10am to 1pm or 2.30 to 5.30pm
Parents, do you wonder how to spend your Saturday with your child? Come join us for a parent-child baking class where your child can nuture his/ her creativity and confidence and learn about the concepts of measurement, follow instructions and improve their gross motor skills.
Her food fight: To get everyone to eat right
Read about our NUS FST alumna, Verleen Goh who co-founded Alchemy Foodtech and invented Diabetec ®, a glycemic lowering technology that when added at a small percentage to white refined carbohydrate staples lowers the food's glycemic index (GI) and increases its fibre content to help people prevent and manage diabetes without changing the taste, texture and colour of the food.
Food Innovation Product Awards 2018
19 April 2018
Congratulations to all 3 NUS-FST teams for winning the "Most Functional Award", "Best Convenient Food Award" and a "Special Commendation Award" at the Food Innovation Product Award Ceremony on 19 April 2018 organised by Singapore Food Manufacturers' Association.
Lunch Time Seminar
20 March 2018, 12-1pm
Characterisatics of anthocyanins in fortified cake: A possible potent inhibitor of lipase, a-glucosidase and sucrase
Combined effects of inactivated yeast derivatives and yeast cells on the growth and survival of Lactobacillus rhamnosus HN001 in milk
Venue: S14-06-20, Seminar Room, National University of Singapore
Nanoparticles for rapid pesticide screening
16 Feb 2018
Dr. Yang Hongshun and PhD student Yu Xi, synthesised novel magnetic nanoparticles that can effectively screen for trace amounts of pesticide residue in vegetable samples.
The Pineapple Issue 16
FST Annual Newsletter is now out!
FST Researchers created Tofu Whey Tipple
27 November 2017
Associate Professor Liu Shao Quan and PhD. Student, Chua Jianyong have successfully turned tofu whey into a tasty alcoholic beverage which named Sachi.
ASEAN Food Quiz Bowl Award Winners
14-17 November 2017
An all-NUS-student Singapore team won the ASEAN Food Quiz Bowl Award at the 15th ASEAN Food Conference (AFC 2017) held on 14-16 November 2017 in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. The team consists of Andrea Koo Wanqi, Lim Si En, Victoria, Lim Yu Shan and Liu Hanzhi, .
ACS Division of Agricultural and Food Chemistry Sponsored Graduate Student Oral Presentation Competition
6 November 2017
Teo Ni Zhen, MSc student under the supervision of Prof. Zhou Weibiao won the ACS Division of Agricultural and Food Chemistry sponsored graduate student oral presentation competition held at the 1st ACS Asia-Pacific International Chapters Conference (APICC) in Jeju, South Korea on 5-8 November 2017. Her presentation was titled "Potential benefits of anthocyanin fortified cake".
SIFST Quiz Bowl Competition Winners
15 September 2017
Congratulations to NUS FST! We won the 2017 SIFST Quiz Bowl Competition today at Singapore Polytechnic. Andrea, Victoria, Yu Shan, Shu Jin and Hanzhi will represent Singapore to join the ASEAN Food Conference Quiz Bowl Competition in Vietnam, Nov. 2017!
SEA Games Bronze Medallist
28 August 2017
Congratulations to Tong Kah Mun, our FST year 2 student who won the first Singapore's women's individual rhythmic gymnastic bronze medal at the SEA games.
(photo credit to Knight Ong, Team Nila)
FST Admission Procedures
Students who fall under the categories below, please apply through this link:
FST winner in Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Prize
Congratulations to Alcine Chan and Dr. Liu Shao Quan for being one of the winners in the annual university-wide Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Prize (OURP) for AY2016/17.
CHAN MEI ZHI ALCINE
Project Title: Probiotic Sour Beer
Supervisor: Assoc Prof Liu Shao Quan (Food Science & Technology Programme, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science)
Category: Individual in the annual university-wide Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Prize (OURP) for AY2016/17.
FST researchers created gut friendly beer
Associate Professor Liu Shao Quan and final year project student Alcine Chan created the novel gut friendly beer which incorporates Probiotics into beer.
Silver Winner of Science & Engineering Fair 2017
Congratulations to Joel Chan Zhi Yang, National JC student, who won a Silver Award at The Singapore Science & Engineering Fair (SSEF) 2017. Joel was mentored by Asst. Prof. YANG Hongshun and Ph.D. student Ms. ZHANG Jufang. Joel’s project is titled with “Development of Portable Sanitizing Unit Using Diluted Table Salt”.
Our FST Degrees are accredited
We have received accreditation by IUFoST (International Union of Food Science & Technology) for the Bachelor of Science (Food Science and Technology) and the Bachelor of Science (Honours) (Food Science and Technology) courses since 2013.