14 November 2015 | Education, General News

Experts at the Singapore Economic Roundtable discussed about key issues confronting the Singapore economy today. The roundtable was hosted by the Institute of Policy Studies at Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS, and The Business Times.

14 November 2015 | Education, General News

The lecture titled Lessons from 2008-2015: How Should Governments and Private Developers Manage Real Estate Cycles? organised by the Centre for Liveable Cities and NUS Institute of Real Estate Studies, featured guest speaker Prof Joseph Gyourko from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

14 November 2015 | Education, General News

Prof Walter Woon, David Marshall Professor at NUS Faculty of Law and Deputy Chairman of the Centre for International Law (CIL) at NUS, delivered a public lecture titled Building the Rules-Based ASEAN Community: Strengthening the Centre at the David Marshall Lecture. He also launched his book 'The ASEAN Charter - A Commentary', which explains how the provisions of the Charter came to be drafted, and how they relate to the realities of diplomatic practice.

13 November 2015 | Research

A study led by Assoc Prof Antonia Monteiro from the NUS Dept of Biological Sciences on more than 600 caterpillars of the Bicyclus anynana butterfly, has revealed that a hormone receptor is responsible for how these insects change their eyespots.

13 November 2015 | General News

Dr Cecilia Tortajada from the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS, and NUS geography student Mr Thinesh Kumar opined that with robust and changing food demand, global price volatility, fewer exporting countries and more importing ones, Singapore needs to approach the business of food security from a multilevel perspective.

13 November 2015 | General News

The Institute of South Asian Studies at NUS organised a dialogue session titled "Sri Lankan Politics and Development", which was graced by Sri Lankan Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Mangala Samaraweera.

12 November 2015 | Education

NUS has been placed 17th in the world in a ranking that measures how universities perform on graduate employability. NUS is now also the only Singapore university among the world’s top 20.

12 November 2015 | Education

The courses offered by NUS, in partnership with United States-based education provider Coursera, have attracted about 180,000 learners from more than 100 countries. In January 2016, NUS will offer another specialisation programme - Communicating in the Globalised Workplace. The university will put up more courses in the coming years, particularly in those with large enrolments so that students can have more time for in-depth learning through discussions and debates in class.

12 November 2015 | Education, Community

A group of Yale-NUS College students has started an enrichment programme, KidsAccomplish, which aims to expose upper primary school pupils to the world around them, and let them discuss issues.

11 November 2015 | Research

The Clinical Imaging Research Centre, a joint venture between NUS and A*STAR, was officially opened by Minister for Finance and Deputy Chairman of the National Research Foundation, Mr Heng Swee Keat. Located at the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, the centre is the first national platform for research imaging in diseases and first in South­east Asia to use magnetic resonance imaging­compatible positron emission tomographic scanner technology.