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NUS Department of Food Science and Technology – Singapore’s First
8 Aug 2019
NUS President Prof. Tan Eng Chye just announced the University’s approval of establishing the Department of Food Science and Technology (FST) in the Faculty of Science. He made the announcement on 8 August 2019 at the 20th Anniversary Gala Dinner of the FST Programme, during his speech as the Guest-of-Honour for the event. NUS FST Department shall be Singapore’s first Department of Food Science and Technology in the university sector. This signifies NUS’s strategic move in enhancing food science education and research that assume increasing importance to Singapore. Twenty year ago it was NUS that introduced Singapore’s first bachelor’s degree in FST and consequently established the FST Programme.
The Gut Microbiota, Dietary Fiber and Health
6-7 Aug 2019
Venue: S14-06-19, Seminar Room, National University of Singapore
The registration is closed.
FST 20th Anniversary Gala Dinner
6-930pm, 8 Aug 2019
Kent Ridge Guild House
Celebrating 20 glorious years of success!
Postgraduate students winning IFT awards
2-5 June 2019, New Orleans, LA, USA
Congratulations to Ms. ZHAO Xue and Ms. ZHOU Yige, current NUS FST PhD students under the supervision of Assistant Professor Dr. Yang Hongshun, for winning the 2nd Place of Graduate Research Competition at IFT Aquatic Food Products Division and 3rd place of Graduate Research Oral Competition at IFT Food Proteins Division, respectively at 2019 IFT Annual Meeting held at New Orleans, LA, USA, 2-5 June 2019.
Dr. Yang Hongshun chaired the graduate competition of IFT Aquatic Food Products Division this year. He was elected to chair the competition next year at IFT 2020 annual meeting in Chicago and be the Chair Designate for IFT Aquatic Food Products Division 2021-2022.
"Rising Stars in Texture Research" Award
Congratulations to Dr. Gao Jing, Research Fellow in Prof. Zhou Weibiao’s group, for being awarded one of the seven “Rising Stars in Texture Research” Awards by Journal of Texture Studies published by Wiley. Forming a part of 50 years celebration of Journal of Texture Studies (launched in 1969), these global awards are “to recognize the great contributions and achievements of food texture scientists” and “honour young texture researchers who are relatively in early stage of research career but have shown exceptional capability and potential to grow in texture research.” More details can be found in J Texture Stud. (2019) 50:187–192 DOI: 10.1111/jtxs.12442
Tharp & Young on Ice Cream
17-21 June 2019
The biennial Tharp & Young on Ice Cream short course will be conducted in NUS again in 2019.
Lunch Time Seminar
21 May 2019, 11am-12pm
Venue: S8-03-14, Executive Classroom, National University of Singapore
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 open.
HUNGRY FOR KNOWLEDGE
What’s it like to embark on a postgraduate study of food and nutrition at NUS? Ms Lew Wan Peng,a full-time Master of Science in Food Science and Human Nutrition at Food Science and Technology Programme, NUS, spills the beans.
Gold and Silver Awards at Global Food Science Student Competition 2018
14-18 November 2018, Wuxi, China
Congratulations to Mr. Zwe Ye Htut and Ms. Koh Hui Si Audrey, current PhD candidates under the supervision of Dr. Yuk Hyun-Gyun and Prof. Zhou Weibiao, respectively, for winning the Gold Award for Oral Presentation and the Silver Award for Poster Presentation, respectively, at the Global Food Science Student Competition 2018 held on 14-18 November 2018 in Wuxi, China.
Organised by Jiangnan University, 70 postgraduate students from over 60 universities in 36 countries participated in the competition. Under each of the two categories i.e. oral and poster presentations, one Gold Award, two Silver Awards and three Bronze Awards were presented.
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.