BLOCK71 Suzhou, a new initiative by NUS (Suzhou) Research Institute and NUS Enterprise, was launched on 23 November by Mr Heng Swee Keat, Minister for Finance, in Suzhou, China. The new initiative will enable the University to expand its presence in China and ramp up efforts to help Singapore companies explore business opportunities in the country.
On this day in 1859, Charles Darwin published a 500-page volume titled On the Origin of Species, a book that became one of the most important scientific literature, which laid the foundation for our understanding of evolutionary biology.
NUS hosted the second National Conference on Technology-Enhanced Learning from 21 to 22 November at University Town, themed “Technology, Faculty Engagement and Student Learning: Expanding Mindsets and Changing Culture in Higher Education”.
In the media this week, members of the NUS community discussed Singaporeans’ national and ethnic identities, the Trans-Pacific Partnership, as well as Singapore’s position in fighting antimicrobial resistance.
NUS launched the Chua Thian Poh Community Leadership Centre at NUS University Town in the presence of Guest-of-Honour Mr Teo Chee Hean, Deputy Prime Minister and Coordinating Minister for National Security on 20 November.