17 December 2017 | General News

Assoc Prof Ruth Tan and Ms Zhuang Weiqi from the Dept of Finance at NUS Business School explained the term ‘diversification’, its importance and how to use the term.

The Sunday Times

15 December 2017 | Research, Entrepreneurship

NUS and Suzhou Industrial Park Administrative Committee have jointly established the new NUS Artificial Intelligence Innovation and Commercialisation Centre in Suzhou, which will focus on advancing AI research, innovation and commercialisation in various areas, including healthcare, financial technology and smart city.

Channel NewsAsia, 938NOW, The Straits Times, and more

15 December 2017 | General News

Dr Adrian W J Kuah of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS opined that we must be careful not to make the response to set up a committee to deal with a national issue a default solution to any huge problem Singapore faces.

Channel NewsAsia Online

15 December 2017 | General News

Dr Norsharil Saat, Adjunct Lecturer with the Dept of Malay Studies at NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, opined that it is probably more important for UMNO to focus on economic issues and clarify what it is doing to alleviate Malaysians’ complaints about rising costs of living, as economic issues looks set to be the top concern for most voters.

Channel NewsAsia Online

15 December 2017 | Research

eyeDEA, a three-in-one solution to help glaucoma patients to keep track of their eye medications and dosages that was invented by Mr Muhammad Azri Razali of the Dept of Ophthalmology at NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine and a team of three doctors and two medical students, was awarded a top prize for the Grants4Apps Singapore Open Innovation Challenge, a programme organised by NUS Enterprise and Bayer Pharmaceuticals.

Berita Harian

14 December 2017 | Research

NUS School of Computing, Singapore National Eye Centre and Singapore Eye Research Institute are working together to develop a new artificial intelligence system that can make annual screenings for diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma and age-related macular degeneration more efficient, accurate and cost-effective.

Channel NewsAsia Online, The Straits Times, The New Paper, and more

13 December 2017 | Research, General News

Prof Chew Soo Hong, Provost’s Chair Professor from the Dept of Economics at NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences shared findings from a first-of-its-kind natural experiment on ambient PM2.5 and decision making that he conducted with researchers from Wuhan University, which was observed in an incentivised laboratory setting in Beijing in October 2012, before PM2.5 was included as part of the air quality measure in China.  He noted that when looking at the social costs of environmental pollution, policymakers have tended to focus on the direct economic costs, but there is a need to take into account the impact of air pollution on how people make decisions.

The Straits Times

12 December 2017 | General News

Prof Simon Chesterman, Dean of NUS Faculty of Law, noted that the 60th anniversary of legal education in Singapore offers a chance to look back on the history of the rule of law in Singapore – and forward to how the practice of law is changing.

The Straits Times

12 December 2017 | General News

Mr Alex Capri, Visiting Senior Fellow at the Dept of Analytics and Operations in NUS Business School, discussed whether China is ready to replace America as the champion of free trade.

The New Paper

12 December 2017 | General News

Prof Zheng Yongnian, Director of the East Asian Institute at NUS, noted that the tax reform launched by US President Donald Trump has caused concerns among many countries, and opined that it could spark a socialist revolution in America.

Lianhe Zaobao