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November-December 2016


  • SOUA 2016: Empowering for the Age of Empowerment
  • Goh Chok Tong to chair LKY School
  • Singtel cybersecurity lab tackles digital threats
  • Outstanding scientists receive President’s Awards
  • Top 15 for global employability
  • Research integrity in the spotlight
  • Neem plant arrests prostate cancer
  • Net-zero energy building


September-October 2016


  • UN Secretary-General receives honorary degree
  • NUS Chairman Wong Ngit Liong to step down, succeeded by Hsieh Fu Hua
  • Virtual role-play prepares future pharmacists
  • Cybersecurity and synthetic biology consortia launched
  • Among the top 25 worldwide
  • The value of a humanities and social science education
  • Biochip takes on cancer, cell by cell
  • Alumni and friends tee off for charity


July - August 2016


  • New NUS overseas college in Munich
  • Prince William meets personal flying machine
  • The collective spirit of giving
  • World’s top 20 in engineering
  • ‘NUS Because’ lauded
  • Honouring our Eminent Alumnus the late Mr S R Nathan
  • Intrusive parents raise over-critical children
  • World’s first paragliding trike takes off


May-June 2016


  • Asia’s best university in QS, THE rankings
  • School of lifelong education scales new heights
  • New data institute furthers Smart Nation vision
  • Exceptional achievers lauded for excellence
  • Maximising human capital for social mobility
  • Customised medicine made simpler, cheaper
  • Sembcorp-NUS Lab drives green issues
  • Creativity shines at Biennale Architettura


March-April 2016


  • Whale exhibit opens to public
  • Swiss route for enterprising engineering students
  • Groovy lanterns light up Marina Bay
  • Double degree from NUS, Sciences Po
  • Top 10 in the world for 13 subjects
  • Diabetic-friendly bread rich with anthocyanin
  • New members on NUS Board
  • Solar spectacle


January - February 2016


  • NUS satellites go to space 
  • Prominent returning scientists join the University
  • Roots and Wings programme for lifelong career
  • PM Lee visits Block 71 San Francisco
  • Versatile wearable sensor unlocks new applications
  • Winning senior-friendly designs
  • Robotic glove gives stroke patients a hand
  • And we have lift-off!