16 September 2015 | Research

Winners of the President's Science and Technology Awards 2015 include a team comprising Prof Patrick Tan, Prof Teh Bin Tean and Prof Steven Rozen from the Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School who were presented with the President's Science Award, and Prof Neal Chung from NUS Faculty of Engineering who received the President's Technology Award. Asst Prof Eda Goki from NUS Faculty of Science, and Asst Prof Yvonne Tay from the Cancer Science Institute of Singapore and NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, received the Young Scientist Award.

16 September 2015 | Entrepreneurship

Prof Wong Poh Kam, Director of NUS Entrepreneurship Centre, was among a panel of experts who share their views on the topic 'Are entrepreneurs born or made'. The panel discussion was hosted by NUS.

16 September 2015 | General News

Assoc Prof Eleanor Wong of NUS Faculty of Law opined that Singaporeans want their own brand of democracy, one that is compatible with entrenched aristocracy. She urged Singaporeans to be brave enough to imagine a system that addresses what Singaporeans clearly want and that also protects their democracy.

16 September 2015 | General News

Distinguished Visiting Prof Asit K Biswas and Mr Kris Hartley from the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS discussed about Nepal's aid management after the April 2015 earthquake. They highlighted that in confronting the immediate challenges of disaster recovery, Nepal must not lose sight of the work needed to improve its institutional conditions for the long term.

16 September 2015 | General News

Prof Andrew Harding, Director of the Centre for Asian Legal Studies at the NUS Faculty of Law, noted that there is evidence of a serious split in UMNO over Mr Najib's leadership, and he opined that the political crisis in Malaysia has only just begun.

16 September 2015 | Education, Community

Organised by students from the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, the 4th Tobacco-Free Generation Youth Summit had aimed to educate youths about leading a tobacco-free life.

15 September 2015 | Education

NUS has been placed 12th in the 2015/2016 Quacquarelli Symonds World University Rankings, up from 22nd last year. The University continues to be Asia's top university and is ranked ninth globally in the academic and employer reputation criteria. It is also in the global top 10 for the three faculty areas of Engineering and Technology, Social Sciences and Management, and Natural Sciences; as well as in the global top 20 for Arts and Humanities, and Life Sciences and Medicine.

15 September 2015 | Education, General News

NUS Business School students Elaine Ong Yi Lin, Tiffany Kong Tong Gek and Esther Ng Pei Xian discussed about the key successes of Tecsia, an internationally renowned brand synonymous with quality speciality lubricants.

15 September 2015 | General News

Prof Zheng Yongnian, Director of the East Asian Institute at NUS, observed that the current refugee crisis in Europe is the most serious facing the region since the end of World War II and opined that more attention needs to be placed on the root causes of the crisis which lie in the Middle East.

15 September 2015 | Education

NUS has introduced a new online specialisation programme in Public Relations for Digital Media through Coursera. The programme, which is offered by the Dept of Communications and New Media at the NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, will start from 15 September. NUS will also introduce another new massive open online course titled 'Superhero Entertainment' on 28 September.