To work or stay for a longer period of time in Singapore you, of course, need a visa. The visa application to work in Singapore is fairly straight forward (if you have been in the “getting visa business” before) and having NTU as a sponsor made the process really easy. However, since I was going […]
Today, August 9, is a public holiday here in Singapore and the National Day celebration is all over the island. We asked around a little bit and decided to join the celebration by going downtown, walking along Singapore River and watching the celebration and the fireworks around Marina Bay. So, congratulations Singapore on your 53rd […]
Yesterday I got the key to my office, that has undergone some renovation during the last couple of days. I have also started to get a better grasp of my (fixed) teaching duties during the semester. I will have responsibility for two topics on the course Physics for Computing – Mechanics and Prototyping. One part […]
Yesterday evening we arrived in Singapore and got the key to our new apartment at Nanyang Heights on the NTU Campus. It was a fairly smooth trip from Umeå to Singapore. Lovisa took her first couple of flights with ease and slept through, when not eating or charming the flight attendants. Liquid soap, laundry detergent, […]
There is a lot to think about when moving abroad with the whole family. But after months of planning, applying for visas, looking for housing, everything is in place and now we’re (almost) packed – two bags, a baby car seat in a cardboard box, a pram and a lot of carry-on. We booked the […]
In a couple of days I will move to Singapore, together with my family, to start my position as a Visiting Associate Professor at NTU in mid-August. Follow our adventures on our dedicated webpage.
Even though there have been some major negative and positive bumps on the planning route, that really has nothing to do with our stay in Singapore, I have now started to prepare some new lectures for the course Physics for Computing. This course is going to be the start of my co-teaching experience at NTU […]
The paper Collaborative teaching project to increase students’ international experience: Experience from interweaving units in Australia and Sweden, written together with Helen Cripps, Stefan Berglund and Abhay Singh, has been accepted for presentation at the NU2018 conferencen in Västerås, Sweden, in October.
On May 31 and June 1, the students at the MSc program in Interaction Technology and Design will present their theses at Umeå University. Don’t miss out!
I will be posting updates from the planning and stay of my teaching sabbatical on a separate webpage. I will try to give my thoughts and insights of going on a teaching sabbatical to NTU in Singapore. Please subscribe to the wordpress blog and I will try to tell my story. Here is a link […]