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The W.R.I.T.E. Club Young Muslim Scientist Camp 2012

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Fri, 21 December 2012, 8.30 am | English
Professor Jackie Ying, Professor Shazib Pervaiz, Dr Zainal Muttakin

camp

Fees: $100 (early bird) $150 (normal)

In the name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful

The W.R.I.T.E. Club @ Al-Istiqamah Mosque
presents

THE YOUNG MUSLIM SCIENTIST CAMP 2012

Three Days of Science & Research
In The Company of Distinguished Doctors & Professors

Dates: 21-23 December 2012

This event is strictly limited to 100 participants only


WHO SHOULD SIGN UP:
Those with a passion for education, especially the sciences, from upper primary level to adults and parents.

Sequel to the sold-out Young Muslim Scientist Seminar in June 2012.

Aim: To further inculcate interest in science/mathematics
intrinsically within individuals, especially students.
Interest will further spark passion and love for science

Presents a more comprehensive, hands-on and in-depth look at
what constitutes a Muslim scientist/science practitioner and love for science and research.

Aims to impart and inculcate scientific skills such as:

higher-order thinking skills and research skills;
working within time-constrained environments;
teamwork; presentation skills; oratorical skills;
problem-solving skills;
mathematical investigation skills;
creativity; time management;
and a competitive and entrepreneurial spirit

EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT AVAILABLE NOW TILL 09 NOVEMBER 2012
(see below for details)


DAY ONE (Friday, 21 December 2012):

IBN RESEARCH CAMP

A half-day research camp at the Institute of Bioengineering & Research
held exclusively for The W.R.I.T.E. Club.

Rub shoulders with true-to-life scientists and researchers right in their working environments
as together you carry out experiments guided by IBN's own pool of researchers
at the laboratories of IBN itself, at A*Star, Buona Vista.


DAY TWO (Saturday, 22 December 2012):
A full-day camp featuring:

(1) MY JOURNEY TO BEING

A SCIENTIST/SCIENCE PRACTITIONER

Panel Discussion on the track to being a science professional.
What does it take? How were they inspired? What is the path to pursue a passion and career in the sciences?

Our distinguished panelists comprise:

Professor Jackie Ying
Head & Executive Director of Institute of Bioengineering & Nanotechnology
Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (USA) since 2001
CV at: http://www.ibn.a-star.edu.sg/research_areas_8.php?id=1

Professor Shazib Pervaiz (MBBS, PhD)
NUS Graduate School for Integrative Sciences and Engineering
Singapore-MIT Alliance
Department of Physiology, Yoong Loo Lin School of Medicine & Duke-NUS
CV at: http://www.nus.edu.sg/ngs/Research/supervisors_cv/shazib_pervaiz.pdf

Dr Zainal Muttakin A.R.
Thomson Paediatric Centre
MBBS (S'pore), MMED Paediatrics (S'pore), MRCPCH (UK)
Medical Contributor to Berita Harian
CV at: http://www.healthwayspecialists.com/detailDoctor/dr-zainal-muttakin-ar


(2) RESEARCH SKILLS

Participants will be guided by researchers on how to do proper research.
Participants will be tested on research skills required, including working within time constraints;
teamwork; presentation skills; oratorical skills; and a competitive and entrepreneurial spirit


DAY THREE (Sunday, 23 December 2012):


BRAINATHON @ CHANGI AIRPORT

Take off @ Changi Airport as you compete and complete a physical and mental course
of logical thinking that is so required of a scientist/researcher/science practitioner
under the guidance of PHI DECKS, an up-and-coming company comprising Silicon-Valley trained NTU graduates, proclaimed as one of 15 Best Start-Ups 2012 and winning the Plug & Play Acceleration Award
Their story was presented in BERITA HARIAN: http://www.phidecks.com/phi-decks-covered-in-berita-harian/



Details

Location:
Institute of Bioengineering & Nanotechnology-Islamic Hub-Changi Airport-Al-Istiqamah Mosque


EARLY BIRD discount is now available till 09 November 2012 at a flat-rate fee of $100 per person only.
No further discounts apply.
Otherwise, normal fees apply - $150 per pax.

Deadline for all registrations: 30 November 2012

Those who wish to attend the Panel Discussion
MY JOURNEY TO BEING A SCIENTIST/SCIENCE PRACTITIONER
only can do so at $50 per person

Please call Rosmawati at 9388-9504 for any enquiries and registration.

The W.R.I.T.E. Club is a non-profit organization formed in 2008,
comprising volunteers with the aim to stimulate the spirit of intellectualism in the Muslim community.

Location

Al-Istiqamah Mosque

2 Serangoon North Avenue 2, Singapore 555876

Organisers

Masjid Al-Istiqamah (Mosque)

Al Istiqamah Mosque is the second mosque to be built under Phase 3 of the Mosque Building Fund Proje...

Speakers

Professor Jackie Ying, Professor Shazib Pervaiz, Dr Zainal Muttakin

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