06 July 2018 | Research, Community, General News

NUHS, NUS, AI Singapore and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology jointly organised Singapore’s first public healthcare Artificial Intelligence (AI) datathon and expo. Tech experts and healthcare professionals came together at the event to develop AI and smart tools to tackle challenges in the healthcare sector, such as limited manpower.

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06 July 2018 | General News

Distinguished Visiting Prof Asit K Biswas from the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS and Dr Cecilia Tortajada, Senior Research Fellow with the Institute of Water Policy at the School, opined that urban water problems in Delhi, Jakarta, Mexico city and elsewhere can be solved; what is needed is leadership and the political will to sustain the hard decisions taken to preserve this most vital of resources. 

The Straits Times

06 July 2018 | Research

The NUS Centre for Additive Manufacturing launched its Construction 3D Printing Programme on 5 July 2018 with two research projects being carried out under the new programme. The first project is a novel toilet unit design that can be 3D printed in less than five hours and at 25 per cent cheaper than current construction processes. The second project is a 3D printed polymer formwork that can be used to construct up to 24 bathroom units a day.

TODAY

06 July 2018 | Research

Prof Richard Ebstein from the Department of Psychology at NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences has partnered Scoot to study the link between genetics and travelling.

The New Paper

06 July 2018 | Research

Asst Prof Ruolian Fang and Asst Prof Daniel McAllister from NUS Business School shared that their joint study with the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management, has shown that new hires with limited or no managerial connections, but who have strong ties with their co-workers and favourable self-evaluations, are just as successful in adjusting to their new roles as those with connections. 

The Business Times

06 July 2018 | General News

Dr Lance Gore, Senior Research Fellow at the East Asian Institute at NUS, analysed the soon-to-come trade war between China and the US. He noted that US-China relations have fallen into a Thucydides Trap.

Lianhe Zaobao

06 July 2018 | General News

A group of 149 undergraduates from 10 Asean countries, including a team from NUS, gathered at UTown at NUS for the opening ceremony of the Asean Foundation Model Asean Meeting.

The Straits Times, Tamil Murasu

06 July 2018 | Research

Prof Seeram Ramakrishna from the Dept of Mechanical Engineering at NUS Faculty of Engineering, who is also Chair of Circular Economy Taskforce at NUS, believes that Circular Singapore of the future will be a new economy with unpolluted air, land and water, zero waste and having a low carbon footprint. He noted that ultimately every person, precinct, industry, business and service will be rooted in “circular culture”.

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04 July 2018 | Community

Assoc Prof Nitin Pangarkar from the Dept of Strategy & Policy at NUS Business School discussed the feasibility of the bike-sharing business model in Singapore, especially after the impending implementation of new regulations by the Land Transport Authority, among other things.

TODAY

03 July 2018 | Community

Prof Tommy Koh, NUS Professor of Law, called to have a longer-term mindset, upgrade the Asean-Republic of Korea Free Trade Agreement and encourage more private sector business ties as ways to improve Asean-South Korea ties.

The Straits Times