18 March 2018 | Community

Seven students from the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine will be climbing 10 of the highest volcanoes in Indonesia from May to June 2018, in a bid to raise awareness of mental illness and S$25,000 for the Singapore Association of Mental Health.

Lianhe Zaobao, Channel 8 News Online, Capital 95.8FM

17 March 2018 | General News

Mr Nelson W Cunningham, member of the Governing Board of Yale-NUS College, opined that US President Donald Trump’s actions to block Broadcom’s take over of Qualcomm and the imposition of tariffs suggest that he is serious about upending the post-war international trade consensus, with dire consequences for Singapore.

Channel NewsAsia Online

17 March 2018 | General News

Dr Norshahril Saat, Adjunct Lecturer from the Dept of Malay Studies at NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences noted that the term Islam Nusantara is popularised mainly to counter the threat of radicalism and other Middle East influences deemed incompatible with Indonesian society.

The Straits Times

17 March 2018 | General News

Mr Pranay Gupta, Research Consultant at the Centre for Asset Management Research and Investments at NUS, noted that the smart-enabled investor will implement decision support tools to harness the knowledge of big data in any decision making.

The Business Times

16 March 2018 | General News

Asst Prof Mohamed Elmie Nekmat from the Dept of Communications and New Media at NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences pointed out that falsehoods could be spread in mother tongue languages and dialects, and the potential impact of such messages should not be ignored.

Channel NewsAsia Online, The Straits Times, Lianhe Zaobao, and more

16 March 2018 | Research

A study conducted by NUS researchers from NUS Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health and Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, in collaboration with international area specialists, anthropologists and the medical community, provided insights into reasons behind the low uptake of breast cancer screening and early treatment among Asian women. The findings of the study are published in the book Breast Cancer Meanings: Journeys Across Asia.

The Straits Times Online, Lianhe Zaobao, Suria News

16 March 2018 | Research

Scientists from the Dept of Biological Sciences at NUS Faculty of Science are conducting research to breed the fittest and hungriest black soldier flies in the war against food waste.

The Straits Times, Lianhe Zaobao

15 March 2018 | Research

NUS is part of a freshwater crab working group led by NParks, which is looking into a long-term population enhancement, monitoring and breeding programme for the Singapore freshwater crab. A brood of more than 40 crablets of the critically endangered Singapore freshwater crab Johora singaporensis has hatched in January, the first time this has occurred in captivity.

The Straits Times, Channel NewsAsia Online, Suria News Online

15 March 2018 | Research

Marine biologist Dr Toh Tai Chong, who is also a lecturer from the College of Alice and Peter Tan and Tropical Marine Science Institute together with Miss Tham Hui Hui, an environmental studies student at NUS, discussed how marine civil society groups have contributed and made a big impact to the conservation of the surrounding Singapore waters.

The Straits Times

14 March 2018 | General News

Dr Rupakjyoti Borah, Visiting Research Fellow with the Institute of South Asian Studies at NUS shared the reasons for Japan to worry about the latest twist in light of US President Donald Trump’s offer to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, and the signs that Japan is adjusting and adapting to the changing environment.

The Straits Times