02 March 2015 | Education

As part of the revamped general education curriculum, all NUS freshmen will be taught how to use numbers or statistical data to analyse and argue a point, through a new module in quantitative reasoning.

02 March 2015 | Education

Mr Adrian Styme, a Yale-NUS College student who is a recipient of the Yale-NUS Faculty Scholarship, shared that he enjoys diverse experiences and an enriching student life at NUS.

02 March 2015 | Education

Despite having no knowledge of the Spanish language or region, Ms Shermin Chan, a Yale-NUS College student and a recipient of the Yale-NUS Global Leader Scholarship, stepped out of her comfort zone to volunteer with coffee farmers in Guatemala for a month.

02 March 2015 | Education

Ms Beverly Goh, a student from the NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and the first recipient of the NUS Global Merit Scholarship (Performing and Visual Arts), aspires to become a community lawyer and hopes that through her social work degree, she will have a better understanding of helping those in need before taking up a postgraduate law degree after graduation.

02 March 2015 | Research

Mr Low Bi Wei, a PhD candidate at the Dept of Biological Sciences at the NUS Faculty of Science, shared about how his interest in fish started and discussed about his current research on catfish.

01 March 2015 | Research

Prof Ho Teck Hua, a prominent behavioural scientist and chaired professor from the University of California, Berkeley, will join NUS full-time as Deputy President of Research and Technology with effect from 1 June 2015.

01 March 2015 | Research

Prof Barry Halliwell, NUS Deputy President (Research and Technology) will be stepping down in June 2015. Prof Halliwell will continue as Senior Advisor to the NUS President, overseeing a number of key research programmes covering ageing and neurobiology, solar energy, and industry partnerships, among others.

01 March 2015 | General News

Prof Bernard Tan, Director of the Centre for Maritime Studies, who is also a physics professor at NUS Faculty of Science, shared that in the early days, publishing the university exam results used to be matter of routine. He recalled that the practice exerted a certain amount of pressure on students, and noted that later on, grades became confidential.

01 March 2015 | Community

Assoc Prof Thang Leng Leng from NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, reflected on the two-day conference organised by the Next Age Institute, and discussed the challenges that Asian countries encounter as a result of an aging society.

28 February 2015 | General News

Mr Ho Kwon Ping, who is the first S R Nathan Fellow for the Study of Singapore at the Institute of Policy Studies, NUS, shared his views about female conscription for Singapore.