10 November 2018 | Research

Assoc Prof Hugh Tan and doctoral student Mr Lam Weng Ngai from the Dept of Biological Sciences at NUS Faculty of Science found that the crab spider Thomisus nepenthiphilus uses the trapping mechanism of a pitcher plant Nepenthes gracilis to catch food, while also giving the plant nutrients.

The Straits Times

10 November 2018 | General News

Mr Pranay Gupta, Research Consultant from the Centre for Asset Management Research and Investments at NUS Business School noted that open banking will impact financial institutions just as open-skies impacted airlines.

The Business Times

10 November 2018 | General News

Dr Cecilia Tortajada, Senior Research Fellow, and Dr Asit K Biswas, Distinguished Visiting Professor, from the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS discussed the Marina Barrage, a symbol of Singapore’s success in water management and a culmination of decades of visionary foresight, planning and execution.

Channel NewsAsia Online

08 November 2018 | Research

A team of researchers from NUS and the Geriatric Education and Research Institute will put theory and research findings into practice, and seek to delay or reverse frailty in 300 seniors in the community in February 2019. Dr Stella Ma, Senior Research Fellow at the Dept of Psychological Medicine at NUS Medicine will be leading the three-year study.

The Straits Times

08 November 2018 | General News

Asst Prof Clarence Tam from NUS Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, shared his views on how low awareness and common misperceptions about the effectiveness of the flu vaccine, are holding some people back from getting vaccinated.

Channel NewsAsia Online

07 November 2018 | General News

Mr Lutfey Siddiqi, a member of the Industry Advisory Council, Centre for Governance, Institutions and Organisations at the NUS Business School, discussed the importance of diversity in risk and change governance.

TODAY

07 November 2018 | General News

Dr Lance Gore, Senior Research Fellow from the East Asian Institute at NUS examined the recent spate of scandals involving bad behaviour by Chinese tourists and discussed the different factors that may have caused this.

Lianhe Zaobao

06 November 2018 | General News

Dr Lim Tai Wei from the East Asian Institute at NUS observed that if one focuses only on the tensions around East Asia, one may also lose sight of the rapprochement and confidence building measures taking place. He thus opined that at times it helps to adopt a half-glass-full perspective on peace-making efforts at a time of heightened geopolitical tensions.

TODAY

06 November 2018 | Entrepreneurship

NUS Business School students Fabriana Phuah An Ting, Guay Hui Min, Michelle Lim Suet Ying and Seng Shan Ying discussed the success of interior design company Image Creative. They attributed it to Image Creative’s strategy to differentiate itself from competitors through the use of top-notch products and to equip designers with knowledge on the latest technology innovations to effectively offer trendy designs and latest technology to their customers.

The Business Times

06 November 2018 | General News

Prof Zheng Yongnian, Director of the East Asian Institute at NUS discussed the “landmarks” in China’s development over 40 years, between 1978 and 2018. In particular, he highlighted how "spiritual landmarks" and "material landmarks" have changed over time.

Lianhe Zaobao