13 December 2018 | Research

Dr Zhang Weina, Senior Lecturer from the Dept of Finance at NUS Business School, discussed the findings of two NUS Business School studies on the value that corporate social responsibility can bring to a company’s bottom-line. 

The Business Times

11 December 2018 | General News

NUS Business School students Lau Zheng Fong, Loo Jia Yi Clarissa, Low Jie Ying and Tan Shi Ying discussed Lintec Concrete Technologies’s plans for the future. They noted that on top of its plans to expand overseas, Lintec also believes in constant innovation to stay relevant, and that it is in the midst of expanding its product range so as to boost further growth.

The Business Times

11 December 2018 | General News

Prof Zheng Yongnian, Director of the East Asian Institute at NUS, discussed the ‘Tocqueville Trap’, where those who have successfully carried out a revolution are themselves removed through a revolution, and whether China is at risk of facing such a fate if it fails to continue to carry out reforms.

Lianhe Zaobao

08 December 2018 | General News

Prof Andrew K Rose, Dean-designate of NUS Business School shared that his recent study on the concept of “soft power” found that President Trump’s toxic approach to economic policy has actually caused a significant hit to US exports. He opined that soft power is powerful as it influences both international trade and, through its impact on key political relationships, global security.

The Straits Times

07 December 2018 | General News

Visiting Prof Vinod Thomas of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS opined that while Singapore and other smaller countries are not able to affect significantly the carbon emissions that are causing global warming, the experience and voice of small nations in world forums, can nonetheless help influence global directions to slow climate change.

The Straits Times

07 December 2018 | Research, General News

Asst Prof Adelle Yang from the Dept of Marketing at NUS Business School discussed the results of a study conducted with peers from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and Shanghai Jiaotong University on why people pursue activity and seek to be busy.

The Business Times

07 December 2018 | General News

A book titled Seeking a Better Urban Future, by Dr Cheong Koon Hean, Chief Executive Officer of the Housing and Development Board, who is an NUS Trustee as  well as the Institute of Policy Studies’ (IPS) S R Nathan Fellow for the Study of Singapore, was launched on 6 December 2018. The book outlines the challenges faced in Singapore’s rapid urbanisation, and the considerations in planning for Singapore’s urban future.

Berita Harian

07 December 2018 | General News

Professor Seeram Ramakrishnan, Dept of Mechanical Engineering, co-director of NUS Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Initiative, and Head of the Centre for Nanotfibers and Nanotechnology, opined how the mind is important in promoting innovation, and how innovative mindsets can be inculcated while leveraging people’s innate biological assets. 

Tabla!

06 December 2018 | Entrepreneurship, General News

Five Singapore-based entrepreneurs, who are NUS Business School alumni, discussed the hard truths of life as an entrepreneur at a forum co-hosted by the NUS Business School and TODAY.

TODAY

04 December 2018 | Research

A team of researchers led by Dr Kristen Coleman, Research Fellow at the Emerging Infectious Diseases programme at Duke-NUS Medical School conducted a first-of-its-kind research to study infectious respiratory diseases on board MRT trains. The researchers have successfully detected common airborne viruses on board MRT trains by carrying backpacks with sampling devices attached to air pumps. The method can potentially detect viruses in a population much faster than screening patients.

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