24 March 2018 | Education

Prof Simon Chesterman, Dean of NUS Faculty of Law, opined that a rigorous education that encourages new questions and newer answers throughout one’s life will help alumni adapt to whatever the future holds and a portion of that evolving educational mission will be served by technology.

The Straits Times

24 March 2018 | Research

Assoc Prof Yew Wen Shen from the Dept of Biochemistry at NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine and his team of scientist in Singapore are looking to turn the therapeutic compounds in cannabinoids into legitimate medicine. They are looking for novel ways to biosynthesise cannabinoids without the need to grow the cannabis plant.

The Business Times Weekend

24 March 2018 | General News

Dr Carol Soon and Mr Shawn Goh of the Institute of Policy Studies, a think-tank within the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS, opined that there is no single solution to the problem of deliberate online falsehoods but only by deploying a suite of measures with complementary strengths will we stand a chance in the fight against them.

Channel NewsAsia Online

24 March 2018 | Research

The world’s largest floating solar-cell test bed at Tengeh Reservoir in Tuas, a project by the Solar Energy Research Institute of Singapore at NUS, was featured in the “Powering the Future” programme.

Channel NewsAsia

24 March 2018 | General News

Assoc Prof Hsu Li Yang, Programme Leader of the Antimicrobial Resistance Programme at the Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health at NUS, and Dr Loh Kah Seng of University of Western Australia opined that to deal with tuberculosis (TB) today, and in particular multidrug-resistant TB, a range of measures similar to those that appeared in post-war Singapore is necessary.


23 March 2018 | Research

A team led by Prof Peter Ng, Head of the Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum at NUS, and Dr Dwi Listyo Rahayu, Senior Research Scientist at the Research Center for Oceanography of the Indonesian Institute of Sciences, had set off on a 14-day deep-sea expedition on 23 March 2018. This is the first time Singapore and Indonesia have organised a deep-sea biodiversity expedition together, reaffirming the strong diplomatic ties between the two nations.

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23 March 2018 | Research, General News

Prof Vivien Lim, Deputy Head of the Dept of Management and Organisation at NUS Business School, highlighted a study jointly conducted with The Pennsylvania State University, Jinan University and Hong Kong Baptist University, which found that different forms of aggression in the workplace trigger both different types of emotions as well as different types of counterproductive workplace behaviour – in other words, actions that harm others or the company itself.

The Business Times

22 March 2018 | Education, General News

The NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) celebrated the remarkable achievements of Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong and six other exceptional alumni at the FASS STARS Awards 2018. ESM Goh was conferred the Distinguished Arts and Social Sciences Alumni Award (Lifetime Achievement) in recognition of his exceptional contributions towards the development of the Faculty, the University, Singapore and his support of education and research in the social sciences.

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22 March 2018 | Research, Community

About 670 students and staff residents at Ridge View Residential College at NUS went without running water for 10 hours to mark Singapore World Water Day. The exercise, which was observed by Minister for the Environment and Water Resources Masagos Zulkifli, was part of NUS’ Save Our Water campaign which included exhibitions with tips on how to conserve water, and various conservation efforts at NUS.

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22 March 2018 | General News

The University Cultural Centre at NUS has reopened, after having gotten new seating, upgraded infrastructure and a new multi-purpose atrium in a $20-million upgrade.

The Straits Times, Tamil Murasu, Lianhe Zaobao