01 April 2018 | General News

Asst Prof Erin Kim Hye-Won from the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS and Research Associate from the Centre for Family and Population Research at NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, opined that eliminating the culture of excessive work and subsequently encouraging men to contribute more at home may increase both fertility and familial elder support.

Lianhe Zaobao, The Straits Times

01 April 2018 | General News

Mr Ted Teo from the Dept of Finance at NUS Business School explained what ‘days payable outstanding (DPO)’ is and why it is important.

The Sunday Times

31 March 2018 | Community

The Housing Board (HDB) is collaborating with students from the Dept of Architecture at NUS School of Design and Environment, as well as volunteer community facilitators to conduct virtual-reality design workshops to reshape community spaces in Woodlands, Toa Payoh and Pasir Ris.

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31 March 2018 | General News

Assoc Prof Sing Tien Foo, Director of the Institute of Real Estate Studies at NUS, argued that the requirement of the Additional Buyer’s Stamp Duty when acquiring or buying property in Singapore may have limited effect in curbing property transactions.

Lianhe Zaobao

31 March 2018 | Research

Researchers from the Dept of Pharmacy at NUS Faculty of Science and Nanyang Polytechnic student Ms Nurul Azyln Mohd Nor have developed a nanohydrogel compound that can deliver antibacterial medicine effectively to treat bacterial infection in the human body.

Berita Harian

31 March 2018 | Community

The finals for Pesta Pantun 2018, an annual Malay language poetry competition organised by the NUS Malay Language Society, was presented to the public for the first time on 31 March 2018 at Our Tampines Hub. The event was supported by People’s Association’s Malay Activity Executive Committees Council under the Project Lentur Grant.

Berita Harian Online

30 March 2018 | General News

Assoc Prof Burton Ong from NUS Faculty of Law discussed the proposed merger of Grab and Uber, noting that at a national level, the merger will also have ramifications on a broader canvas of public policies relating to public interest.

The Straits Times

30 March 2018 | General News

Dr Rupakjyoti Borah, Visiting Research Fellow at the Institute of South Asian Studies at NUS, noted that given their geographical contiguity and cultural similarities with Asean members and in keeping with India’s Act East policy, the northeastern states and New Delhi stand to gain from forging closer ties with Southeast Asia.

The Straits Times

30 March 2018 | General News

Asst Prof Michael Mai Ke from the Dept of Management and Organisation at NUS Business School opined that while creative personalities are generally viewed as desirable employees, the creativity, once activated, may also be used for less honourable reasons.

The Business Times

29 March 2018 | Education, General News

A report from Massachusetts Institute of Technology on the “Global state of the art in engineering education” has cited NUS as the only university, outside of the US and northern Europe, among the top 10 for educational leadership in engineering education. The report is a global review on engineering education, drawn from interviews with about 180 thought leaders with knowledge of and experience with world-leading engineering programmes.

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