18 April 2018 | General News

Assoc Prof Jessica Pan from the Dept of Economics at NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, who is also a Research Associate at the NUS Centre for Family and Population Research, discussed her study which analysed why more women, especially in East Asia, are not marrying.

The Straits Times

17 April 2018 | Research

An expedition team led by Prof Peter Ng, Head of the NUS Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum, and Prof Dwi Listyo Rahayu, Senior Research Scientist at the Research Centre for Oceanography of the Indonesian Institute of Sciences, has discovered more than a dozen new species of crustaceans.

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17 April 2018 | General News

Prof Zheng Yongnian, Director of the East Asian Institute at NUS, discussed the concept of ‘"trade-offs" in politics, both in China and the West. He noted that a loss of balance in key elements within a political system will lead to a political imbalance that will create a series of problems.

Lianhe Zaobao

17 April 2018 | General News

Dr Cyrus Ho Su Hui from the Department of Psychological Medicine at NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine discussed the causes of stroke and how patients could undergo rehabilitation to improve their condition.

Lianhe Zaobao

16 April 2018 | General News

Assoc Prof Peter Borschberg from the Dept of History at NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences noted that Singapore’s important location in the busy maritime straits was already found in writings and cartographical materials before Stamford Raffles’ arrival.

Berita Harian

15 April 2018 | Research

Temasek Life Sciences Laboratory at NUS recently developed a special type of rice, known as Temasek Rice, which has been bred to be resistant to certain types of bacteria and fungi, as well as withstand adverse weather conditions.


15 April 2018 | Community

NUS has been appointed to lead a national project to come up with designs that can help nursing homes blend with high-density neighbourhoods, while providing quality care for seniors. The team is led by Assoc Prof Fung John Chye from the NUS School of Design and Environment.

The Sunday Times

15 April 2018 | General News

Assoc Prof Thang Leng Leng from the Dept of Japanese Studies at NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, discussed how ageing townships in Japan urgently need to innovate and revitalise themselves.

Lianhe Zaobao

14 April 2018 | General News

Mr Tan Jin Meng, a postgraduate student from the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS opined that it may be time to re-examine Singapore’s public housing policy in light of increasing numbers of elderly residents who may need to monetise their housing to provide for retirement.

Channel NewsAsia Online

13 April 2018 | General News

Assoc Prof Burton Ong from NUS Faculty of Law noted that the Grab-Uber merger has implications for competition law and long-term commuting behaviour, and deserves careful scrutiny.

The Straits Times