As part of a four-day State Visit to strengthen bilateral ties and areas of potential business collaboration between Indonesia and Singapore, State President Madam Halimah Yacob paid a visit to NUS Enterprise and Salim Group’s BLOCK71 Yogyakarta
NUS Law has named its Moot Court in honour of Singapore’s first and longest-serving Chief Justice, the late Chief Justice Wee Chong Jin, in recognition of his legacy and contributions.
International delegates convened in Singapore for a workshop to propose new ideas about what future healthcare and public health systems should look like, in light of ageing populations and declining birth rates worldwide.
A US$3 million gift from the Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Charitable & Humanitarian Foundation will support translational research to combat diabetes.
The University is taking proactive steps to ensure the welfare of students and staff under leave of absence or quarantine due to the COVID-19 situation. Infectious disease experts advise the NUS community — and the general public — to keep updated on the situation, pay special attention to personal hygiene, and to be socially responsible.
Twelve months after the launch of the Planting 10,000 Trees joint initiative by the Office of Facilities Management and the NUS Sustainability Steering Committee’s Green Spaces Task Force, some 4,100 trees have already been planted. This, together with positive preliminary findings from temperature sensors installed to record ambient temperatures, is expediting the initiative and it will be completed in December 2020, a year ahead of schedule.
Staff and students returning from travel to mainland China will need to go on a mandatory 14-day leave of absence as part of the new counter measures introduced by NUS to address the evolving COVID-19 situation.
Politics took centre stage at this year’s Singapore Perspectives conference, organised by the Institute of Policy Studies at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS. Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat and Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing provided their views on Singapore’s path over the years, the implications for the Republic’s political institutions and values, as well as emerging forms of citizenry.