13 June 2018 | General News

NUS, the DHI Group and the National Parks Board organised the World Seagrass Conference and the 13th International Seagrass Biology Workshop from 11 to 17 June 2018 in Singapore, where seagrass researchers, students and managers from non-profit organisations gathered at the meetings to share their research and engage the public.

The Straits Times

13 June 2018 | Community

Student volunteers from the Duke-NUS Medical School and NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine run and facilitate Camp Simba – an initiative which aims to provide emotional support and a sense of community to children with family members affected by cancer.

The Straits Times

13 June 2018 | General News

Dr Lance Gore, Senior Research Fellow of the East Asian Institute at NUS noted that the greatest success of the Trump-Kim Summit was the confidence shown by both leaders towards unveiling a new era.

Lianhe Zaobao

12 June 2018 | General News

NUS mechanical engineering student Wassim Akram Shah’s interest in Singapore’s maritime industry had spurred him to apply for the Global Internship Award under the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore. He is currently undergoing the programme with BP Singapore and will be stationed at BP’s office in London for a month.

Berita Harian

11 June 2018 | Education

Education Minister Ong Ye Kung said that universities here have seen a more than 20 per cent rise in the last two years, with NUS projecting to admit 900 students this academic year, which starts in August. Noting the almost 40 per cent rise over last year, he encouraged the institutes of higher learning to bring in expert practitioners to teach the students so as to meet the demand.

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10 June 2018 | General News

Dr Emir Hrnjic from the Centre for Asset Management Research & Investments (CAMRI) at NUS Business School provided insights on what constitutes an initial coin offering and its importance to investments.  

The Straits Times

10 June 2018 | General News

Dr Chan Cheow Thia from the Dept of Chinese Studies at NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences discussed the experience of Singapore writer Yin Song-wei and how it reflected the relationship between the Chinese language and Chinese Singaporeans. 

Lianhe Zaobao

10 June 2018 | Education, General News

More than 45 innovative student works were showcased at an annual graduation show put up by NUS’ Division of Industrial Design. Some innovative products that industrial design students had created included a therapy programme for elderly with dementia; a series of accessories that organises a messy table; and a handy device that makes housekeeping less strenuous for paraplegics.

Lianhe Zaobao

09 June 2018 | General News

Prof Tommy Koh, Ambassador-at-Large and Chairman of the Centre for International Law at NUS, opined that both Asean and Japan share many common goals and interests, in keeping with the ‘heart to heart’ relationship established over 40 years ago. They have a shared interest in maintaining peace and security in East Asia and in the larger Asia-Pacific, and in promoting economic growth, sustainable development and economic integration.

The Straits Times

09 June 2018 | General News, Community

Visiting Professor Tikki Pangestu and Ms Gianna Gayle Herrera Amul, Research Associate from the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS opined that the current ban on e-cigarettes not only prevents Singapore from realising the potential public health benefits of e-cigarettes, it also limits the ability of the authorities to manage their costs.

The Straits Times