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Madrasah Al Maarif Al Islamiah students learning to identify exothermic and endothermic reactions by testing various metal-acid reactions and understanding chemistry concepts in a laboratory.

Dr Rufaihah Abdul Jalil of the Department of Surgery at NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, who is also an NUS alumna, runs Granada Academy, a volunteer-run social initiative that aims to attract and encourage more Malay or Muslim students to pursue the field of science. The programme has reached out to more than 800 students since it started in 2011.

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Madrasah Al Arabiah Al Islamiah students preparing DNA samples to be run on electrophoresis gel during an “Introduction to DNA” workshop.
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Young children learning how to use a microscope during a “Microscopy for Kids” workshop.

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