01 August 2015 | Research, General News

The fund-raising committee for the Yusof Ishak Professorship in Social Sciences at NUS has raised $3.87 million and will continue to drive more fund-raising campaigns till the end of 2015. The professorship aims to enhance research in areas like ethnicity and multi-culturalism.

01 August 2015 | General News

Prof Wang Gungwu, Chairman of the East Asian Institute at NUS, opined that China's 'One Road, One Belt' strategy can be understood historically, as a response to countering American naval influence by deepening its own links among Central Asian partners and East Asian economies.

01 August 2015 | Education

Mr Dominic Choa, who is studying a liberal arts programme at Yale-NUS College, shared about the factors that are most important to him when considering a potential job, and how he thinks his working life will differ from that in his parents' generation.

01 August 2015 | Education

Ms Amalina Ridzuan, former madrasah student who is a medical student at NUS, was among examples cited by Minister-in-charge of Muslim Affairs Dr Yaacob Ibrahim to illustrate that the Malay/Muslim community has always been progressive in finding ways to move forward.

31 July 2015 | General News

The Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum at NUS has completed 70 per cent of work to preserve the carcass of the sperm whale found recently in Singapore and may display parts of it by end of this year. The museum hopes to raise $1 million towards setting up the whale exhibit and other areas, such as supporting related education and research efforts.

31 July 2015 | General News

Dr Gillian Koh from the Institute of Policy Studies at NUS' Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy opined that the future of Singapore lies in the space for innovation, for trying new ways of allowing intelligence and interests to flourish, for expressions of nuanced forms of moral consciousness. These areas for risk-taking, experimentation and path-finding are to be found in businesses, civil society and the community.

31 July 2015 | General News

Adjunct Prof Sajjad Ashraf from the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS highlighted that a cooperative relationship between China and India is in the interest of ASEAN, which can play a moderating role in emphasising the advantages of Sino-Indian cooperation for the whole region. The Asian Infrastructure Bank provides the perfect opportunity for both countries to show that they can truly be leaders in the region.

31 July 2015 | Education

NUS will introduce a new Master of Science in Applied Geographic Information Systems (GIS) programme in August 2016. The new programme will allow those holding Bachelor degrees and relevant professionals to acquire the latest knowledge in cutting-edge technologies and developments in GIS and its applications.

31 July 2015 | General News

Dr Teng Siao See, Research Fellow at the Institute of Policy Studies, a think tank within the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS, discussed about racial harmony in Singapore and opined that schools play a very important role in promoting ethnic relations and integration.

30 July 2015 | General News

Two members of the NUS Board of Trustees, Ms Chong Siak Ching and Mr Charly Mah, have been appointed as the non-resident Ambassador to Chile and non-resident High Commissioner to Papua New Guinea respectively.