03 September 2017 | General News

Assoc Prof Ruth Tan and Dr Zhang Weiqi, Visiting Fellow, both from the Dept of Finance at NUS Business School explained what Financial Technology or “fintech” refers to and why it is important.

The Sunday Times

03 September 2017 | General News

Asst Prof Chen Yu from the Dept of Architecture at NUS School of Design and Environment penned the influence that the late Singapore tycoon Mr Tan Kah Kee had on the built structures of Xiamen University, which he founded. Dr Chen also looked at how the historical buildings were being preserved.

Lianhe Zaobao

03 September 2017 | General News

Dr Hu Shu, joint Research Fellow at the Asia Research Institute and the Centre for Family and Population Research at NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences wrote about the children who remain in rural areas in China when their parents go to work in the cities.

Lianhe Zaobao

02 September 2017 | Community, General News

NUS Rotaract Club’s Waves of Hope Swimathon 2017 was supported by Singapore national swimmers Mr Darren Lim and Ms Marina Chan who swam a lap for every five dollars donated to the give.asia account.

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02 September 2017 | General News

Professor Simon Chesterman, Dean of NUS Faculty of Law, shared his views on the review of personal data in line with Singapore’s Smart Nation initiatives being rolled out in the coming months and years. He highlighted that the vital commodity in this new digital economy is data, especially personal data.

The Straits Times

02 September 2017 | Research, General News

The Institute of Policy Studies Social Lab at NUS and National Youth Council will be carrying out a new nationwide study called Youth STEPS, or the Youth Study on Transitions and Evolving Pathways in Singapore. The joint project, on millennials and how they transit from adolescence to adulthood, is the first longitudinal survey of youth in Singapore which aims to understand their evolving aspirations, attitudes and experiences.

The Straits Times

02 September 2017 | General News

Dr Ivan Low, Research Fellow from the Department of Physiology at NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, shared some strategies for safe and successful endurance running.

The Straits Times

01 September 2017 | Education, Research

Dr Mathew Mathews, Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Policy Studies at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS, shared the findings of a study he led on parents’ attitudes towards primary schools. The study grouped parents into three categories – “loving lions”, parents who want everything for their children and were the most involved in their children’s lives; “new school”, parents tend to be more hands-off and do not worry so much about academic results or achievement; and “old school”, parents just want good grades.

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01 September 2017 | General News

Dr Amitendu Palit, Senior Research Fellow and research lead (for Trade and Economic Policy) at the Institute of South Asian Studies at NUS, noted that the Hambantota port deal with China addresses issues of commercial viability and military security, offering a template for states keen on Belt and Road projects.

The Business Times

31 August 2017 | General News

Prof Kishore Mahbubani, Dean of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS, and Prof Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum opined that in a world that is changing more rapidly than ever, we should seek leaders who can protect and serve the interests of the people they are supposed to represent.

The Straits Times