28 June 2018 | Research

Biotech company MiRXES, cofounded by Assoc Prof Too Heng-Phon from the Dept of Biochemistry at NUS Medicine and NUS alumnus Dr Zhou Lihan, has developed technology kits that can detect early-stage gastric cancer, breast cancer and lung cancer from blood samples.

The Straits Times

28 June 2018 | General News

Asst Prof Reuben Ng from the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS opined that Facebook, after the Cambridge Analytica episode, has to step into big shoes by adopting futures thinking, process-centred transparency and accelerate the scale of its public policy team.

The Business Times

28 June 2018 | General News

Mr Allan Loi and Mr Nur Azha Putra, Research Associates at the Energy Studies Institute at NUS, noted that electricity prices in Singapore have been on the rise and reviewed the link between rising oil prices and electricity tariffs.

Channel NewsAsia Online

27 June 2018 | General News

Mr Chan Jia Hao, Research Assistant (trade and economic policy) at the Institute of South Asian Studies at NUS, noted that trade pacts with the European Union may see provisions of its General Data Protection Regulation being incorporated into them.

The Business Times

26 June 2018 | General News

Prof Patrick Finbarr Allen, Dean of NUS Faculty of Dentistry and Director at the National University Centre for Oral Health, Singapore, discussed oral healthcare management and the need to go beyond treatment to preventive efforts to root out decay that could cause severe illness.

The Straits Times

26 June 2018 | General News

Prof Zheng Yongnian, Director of East Asian Institute at NUS, opined that America appears to be encouraging a new “Cold War” with China as a way to maintain its existing sole superpower status.

Lianhe Zaobao

25 June 2018 | Community

Students from the Dept of Architecture at NUS School of Design and Environment had revitalised a beverage stall on Pulau Ubin. The students spent half a year preparing for the project and started work in May 2018. They aim to formulate a set of building standards and specifications that could be used for future rebuilding and preservation works on the island.

Lianhe Zaobao

25 June 2018 | Community

Students from the NUS Indian Cultural Society and NUS Tamil Language Society, together with students from NTU and SMU, came together with the common aim to effect change in society through "Project Strive", a first of its kind community engagement project. The student volunteers helped 80 low-income families in the Senja area in joint efforts with Zhenghua Community Centre and PA Youth Movement and conducted special workshops on robotics and cyber-bullying for primary and secondary school students.

Tamil Murasu

24 June 2018 | Entrepreneurship

NUS students Kathy Chow and Xu Kaijing set up TAILOR (ED), a social enterprise  in 2017 to help individuals who are struggling with eating disorders or body image issues. Both founders were inspired to help others in such plights through their own experiences in the past.

Lianhe Zaobao

24 June 2018 | General News, Community

Asst Prof Ben Charoenwong from the Dept of Finance at NUS Business School explained what asset allocation is and its importance.

The Sunday Times