Seen and heard this week

14 November 2017 | General News
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Seen and heard this week is a weekly column highlighting thought leadership from the NUS community

NUS President Professor Tan Chorh Chuan, together with CEO of National Research Foundation Professor Low Teck Seng and NTU President Professor Bertil Andersson, penned an article on the history and successes of the Campus for Research Excellence and Technological Enterprise (CREATE), which will celebrate its 10th year next month. CREATE, which is situated in NUS University Town, brings together researchers from top universities including NUS to develop technology that will improve lives and lead to new enterprises. Read more about CREATE’s role in Singapore’s growth as an R&D global hub and as a platform for cross-disciplinary collaboration between researchers in this 10 November Straits Times Science Talk piece.

In a Straits Times opinion piece on 13 November, Professor Engseng Ho, Director of the NUS Middle East Institute shared his thoughts on reasons for and possible outcomes of the crackdown of 200 princes, ministers, top officials and billionaires by the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia.

A Channel NewsAsia commentary piece on 13 November by Mr Ryan Ang — head of the career advisory team at the NUS Centre for Future-ready Graduates, discussed the perennial ideal of a work-life-balance and the various ways it can still be achieved, particularly through self-management.

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