14 August 2015 | General News

Researchers from the NUS Tropical Marine Science Institute and the Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum at NUS, who were involved in Singapore's first Comprehensive Marine Biodiversity Survey, have uncovered at least 17 animal species new to science, including crabs and worms.

14 August 2015 | General News

Mr Shu Quanzhi, a PhD candidate at NUS, discussed the image of Vietnam's founding leader, Mr Ho Chi Minh in relation to Vietnamese nationalism.

14 August 2015 | General News

Dr Amitendu Palit, Senior Research Fellow and Research Lead (Trade and Economic Policy) from the Institute of South Asian Studies, opined that Prime Minister Modi's first year in office was remarkable for his pursuit of a highly robust foreign policy, such as his articulation of the 'Act East' policy. He discussed how this 'Act East' policy would impact Singapore and the region, and the significance of Singapore's involvement in India's development.

13 August 2015 | Research

Asst Prof Lim Chwee Ming from the Dept of Otolaryngology of the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine conducted a study which found that non-Chinese comprises 15 per cent of the local cohort of Nasopharyngeal cancer patients, and that Malays comprise the main bulk of the non-Chinese patients in Singapore. Non-Chinese are also diagnosed with a more advanced stage of cancer, yet have equivalent successful clinical outcome of treatment compared to Chinese patients.

12 August 2015 | Education, Community

The National University of Singapore Society (NUSS) has raised more than $500,000 through a charity golf event for the NUS Alumni Bursary Fund, which helps financially challenged students secure a university education.

12 August 2015 | General News

Asst Prof Ma Lin from the Department of Economics at NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences noted that the fair value of the Chinese yuan can be determined by trade flows, such as exports and imports, as well as purchasing-power-parity adjusted prices where income levels are taken into consideration. He opined that there is increasing consensus from economists and international bodies that the yuan is no longer undervalued.

12 August 2015 | General News

Assoc Prof Ang Swee Hoon from the Department of Marketing at NUS Business School noted that the principles of marketing are just as relevant when it comes to political campaigning. She analysed the strategies pursued by the various political parties using concepts from brand architecture.

11 August 2015 | Education, Research

An online survey conducted by students of the Chua Thian Poh Community Leadership Programme at NUS revealed that nine out of 10 people here are concerned about Singapore's food waste.

11 August 2015 | Research

Mr Phil Vogrinc, a student from the United States who is attending a summer programme at NUS, is studying why some water snake species are found in certain habitats but not in others, and the impact that rising sea levels could have on them.

11 August 2015 | Education, General News

NUS Business School students Ho Wen Qi Jane, Tan E-Yang and Tan Ze Shan discussed how Link (THM) Holdings has grown from a small fashion distributor just 20 years ago to become an award-winning property firm.