29 March 2018 | Research

Prof Lim Chwee Teck and his teams from the Mechanobiology Institute at NUS and the Dept of Biomedical Engineering at NUS Faculty of Engineering had achieved two cancer-related research breakthroughs, bringing scientists a step closer to developing cancer treatments tailored for individual patients, which are more effective and less time consuming.

The Straits Times, Capital 95.8FM, Lianhe Zaobao

29 March 2018 | General News

Assoc Prof Nitin Pangarkar from the Dept of Strategy and Policy at NUS Business School shared his concerns about the Grab-Uber merger. He opined that in a free market system, there is no reason why any party, including governments, should stop Uber from selling its Southeast Asian business if it chooses to do so.

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29 March 2018 | General News

NUS’ latest flash estimates for the Singapore Residential Price Index revealed that resale price index for private homes in February was 150.3, which is 0.4 per cent higher than January.

Lianhe Zaobao

28 March 2018 | Research

Asst Prof Thai Tran from the Dept of Physiology and Prof Wang De Yun from the Dept of Otolaryngology at NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine shared about their study which shows that the flu virus replicates itself and spreads by hijacking a unique class of protein called CD151 in the body’s respiratory cell. This discovery may pave the way to developing more effective flu medicines.

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27 March 2018 | General News, Research

Visiting Professor Sumit Agarwal from the Dept of Finance at NUS Business School and Assoc Prof Sing Tien Foo from the Dept of Real Estate at NUS School of Design and Environment highlighted a collaborative study with PUB on how households’ shower water usage behaviour can be improved for water conservation.

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27 March 2018 | General News, Research

Asst Prof He Long from the Dept of Analytics & Operations, and Asst Prof Yang Nan from the Depts of Strategy & Policy and Marketing, at NUS Business School, discussed the Land Transport Authority’s announcement that it will be introducing licensing regime for bicycle sharing operators. They also shared their study on user behaviour in car sharing firm car2go in San Diego, US.

TODAY

27 March 2018 | General News

Prof Zheng Yongnian, Director of the East Asian Institute at NUS, discussed populism in the world and noted that one can no longer see the world using traditional values.

Lianhe Zaobao

27 March 2018 | General News

The ‘90 Musical’ interest group of the NUS Chinese Society will be staging the Chinese version of Agatha Christie’s novel “And then there were none” at NUS UTown on 1 April 2018.

Lianhe Zaobao

26 March 2018 | General News

The NUS Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music performed the “Claude Debussy: Musicien Français” concert on 24 March 2018 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the French composer’s death.

The Straits Times

25 March 2018 | General News

Assoc Prof Sing Tien Foo, Dean’s Chair Associate Professor and Director of the Institute of Real Estate Studies at NUS opined that higher buyer’s stamp duty may jolt property prices.

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