External funding for educational research is available on a competitive basis from the Ministry of Education (MOE). The MOE Tertiary Education Research Fund (TRF) aims to promote higher education innovation and research.
SMU has been awarded the MOE TRF grant for the following projects:
|Year Awarded||Project Title|
Slide++: Automatic Augmentation of Academic Slides Towards AI-Enabled Student-Centred Learning
Lead PI: Associate Professor Hady Wirawan Lauw (SCIS)
AP-Coach: AI-based formative feedback generation to improve student learning outcomes in introductory programming courses
Lead PI: Assistant Professor Ta Nguyen Binh Duong (SCIS)
From Suffering to Flourishing: Toward a Synthesis of Mindfulness Practice and Positive Psychology in Tertiary Education
Lead PI: Associate Professor Hiro Saito (SOSS)
Not for Girls?: Gender Imbalance in STEM and Its impact on Female Students’ Creative Performance
Lead PI : Associate Professor Cheng Chi-Ying (SOSS)
An evaluation of SMU’s experiential learning programme (“SMU-X”) and its multifaceted impacts on students and graduates
Lead PI: Associate Professor Yang Hwajin (SOSS)
Preparing Accountants of the Future: Evaluating a Programme in Accounting Data and Analytics.
Lead PI: Associate Professor Seow Poh Sun (SOA)
Learning Analytics on Student Feedback to Improve Teaching and Learning in Higher Education.
Lead PI: Assistant Professor Swapna Gottipati (SIS)
When Academic Cultures Clash – An Exploration of Creativity Benefits of Doing Double Major.
Lead PI: Assistant Professor Jennifer Tong (SOSS)
Evaluating SMU-X Pedagogy: An Innovative Approach to Prepare University Students with Future Work Skills.
Lead PI: Associate Professor Gary Pan (SOA)
For enquires on the MOE TRF and grant call, please contact the Office of Research and Tech Transfer (ORTT) at ortt [at] smu.edu.sg.