(蓝颖杰 / ラン•インジエ)
B.Sc (Hons)(NUS), BA (Waseda), MPhil (Cantab), PGDE (NIE)
post-graduate2017-2019: Post-Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE), National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
- Graduated with a Distinction (and winning the Singapore Teachers' Union Book Prize for the Best Practicum in the process) in the capstone 10-week Teaching Practice, as well as an overall grade of Credit on the course. Named Valedictorian (speech!) for the combined PGDE (Primary, Secondary, and JC) cohorts.
- Specialised in the teaching of English Language (Curriculum Subject 1) and Biology (Curriculum Subject 2) at secondary school level.
- Served as Group Leader for the Group Endeavours in Service Learning (GESL) project, leading a team of 17 student teachers to implement a nature education-related service learning project at Fuhua Secondary School and Christ Church Secondary School, with both formal classroom and co-curricular components.
- Undertook coursework in various aspects of education theory, educational psychology, pedagogical practices, classroom and parent management.
- Graduated with a Distinction on the overall course, as well as on the final 20,000-word dissertation.
- Dissertation titled Being Particularly Singlish: The Syntax of Sentence-Final Particles in Singaporean English, supervised by Dr Theresa Biberauer of the (then)-Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics (DTAL).
- Presented research as an invited speaker at the 21st Joint Workshop on Linguistics and Language Processing in Tokyo, Japan, and at linguistics graduate student conferences in Aberdeen and Newcastle.
- Undertook coursework in advanced formal syntax, phonology, diachronic syntax, morphology, and history of English.
- Completed the Advanced Core Training in Linguistics programme for Autumn 2016, held at University College London.
- Matriculated at Emmanuel College.
undergraduateThe years for the NUS-Waseda Double Degree Programme indicate the years I was active in each university, but the degree was only officially conferred in February 2017, due to administrative procedures that took some time to coordinate between both universities.
2013-2016: Bachelor of Arts (BA) in International Liberal Studies with a Concentration in Linguistics, Waseda University, Japan
- Graduated with a Grade Point Average of 3.74 (mostly A+s, a few As) from the School of International Liberal Studies, earning the 早稲田アスリートプログラム (WAP) 最優秀個人賞 (Highest Award for Individual Excellence) from the Waseda Athletic Program Office.
- Awarded the Excellent Senior Thesis Prize for the September 2016 Graduation Ceremony, for the Senior Thesis titled Can move or not, ah: Exploring Optional Wh-movement in Wh-in situ Languages, supervised by Professor Kenichi Namai.
- Undertook coursework in formal syntax, morphology, phonetics and phonology (both Japanese and English), pragmatics, sociolinguistics, applied linguistics, cognitive psychology, and comparative education.
- Also underwent intensive Japanese language training, and undertook coursework for introductory French.
- Graduated with Second Class Honours, Upper Division, with 260 Modular Credits.
- Dissertation titled The Phylodynamics of Enterovirus 71 in the People's Republic of China (poster: PDF/PNG), supervised by Dr Vijaykrishna Dhanasekaran, formerly of the Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School and the (then) Department of Microbiology, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine.
- Completed a Second Major in English Language with the (then-)Department of English Language and Literature at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS).
- Was active in, and completed the University Scholars Programme (USP) requirements to graduate as a designated University Scholar. The USP is a selective honours programme that enrolls the top 3% of each NUS cohort.
- Undertook coursework at undergraduate and graduate levels (masters and PhD levels) in theoretical biology, microbiology, infection biology, public health, linguistics, and Japanese studies.
- Attended the Summer School at UNC Chapel Hill from May to July 2013 on research exchange from the Faculty of Science, NUS.
- Worked on virus evolution research in the Burch Lab under Professor Christina Burch.
- Completed an independent study course on historical linguistics under A/P David F. Mora-Marín.
- Undertook coursework on ecology, and neuroscience.
pre-tertiary and before2007-2008: Pre-University Student, Hwa Chong Institution (College Section), Singapore
- Read Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Economics at H2 level for the Singapore-Cambridge GCE A-Levels certificate, with General Paper and Project Work at H1 level (exempted from taking H1 Mother Tongue).
- Also read the H3 NUS-MOE Science Research Programme, working on a computational biochemistry project under the supervision of Professor Richard Wong Ming Wah in the Department of Chemistry, National University of Singapore.
- Offered the triple sciences and Computer Studies under the (then) Science and Mathematics Research Programme (SMRP) in the iSpark Consortium.