20 March 2019 | General News

Dr Adrian W J Kuah, Director of NUS Futures Office and Senior Research Fellow at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS, discussed about skills needed in addressing future jobs. He noted that the more robust approach might be to define skills in general and deliberately nebulous terms so that they can then manifest in more novel ways in a wider range of possible environments.

TODAY

20 March 2019 | Education, Community

NUS students participated in the Study Trip for Engagement and Enrichment (STEER) programme to Oman, Kuwait and UAE in December 2018, to help promote understanding of the economic conditions, cultural heritage and future development trends in the Middle East.

Lianhe Zaobao

20 March 2019 | General News

Dr Michelle Ann Miller of the Asia Research Institute at NUS and Ms Zu Dienle Tan, PhD candidate at the Dept of Geography at NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, opined that both water and fire knowledge must be shared in ways that are inclusive of peatland communities if governance efforts to deal with predicted El Nino conditions are to succeed. As a starting point, existing water-sharing arrangements between companies and communities that incubate dry season hotspots must be pushed towards fairer resolution.

Channel NewsAsia Online

19 March 2019 | Research

Research Assoc Prof Jason Lee of the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, Sharifah Badriyah Alhadad, PhD student from NUS Graduate School for Integrative Sciences and Engineering, and Pearl Tan, a senior defence research scientist at DSO National Laboratories have written a paper titled Efficacy Of Heat Mitigation Strategies On Core Temperature And Endurance Exercise: A Meta-Analysis on a study which found that drinking water is not the best way to lower body temperature.

The Straits Times

19 March 2019 | General News

Assoc Prof Qian Wenlan, Dean's Chair at the Dept of Finance at NUS Business School found that shirking behaviour is more prominent among owners of multiple properties – reinforcing the link between property price booms and reduced workplace effort and productivity.

The Business Times, The Sunday Times

19 March 2019 | Research

Zhao Kangmin, a third-year law student at NUS and a self-confessed environmental activist, shared about the climate change conservation activities she had been involved in.

Lianhe Zaobao

19 March 2019 | Research

Prof Zheng Yongnian, Director of the East Asian Institute at NUS, noted that the next step in China’s development and reform has to have more than just domestic significance and must be international in its ambition.

Lianhe Zaobao

18 March 2019 | Research

A team led by Asst Prof Benjamin Tee from the Dept of Materials Science and Engineering at NUS Faculty of Engineering has taken inspiration from the skin of jellyfish to make an electronic “skin” which is transparent, water-resistant and stretchable. The new material can repair itself when exposed to air or submerged in water, and also conduct electricity.

TODAY, Lianhe Zaobao

18 March 2019 | General News

Assoc Prof Wang Jiangyu from NUS Faculty of Law delivered a lecture on the role of Huawei in the US-China trade war as part of the Boya Academy Lecture on 9 March 2019.

Lianhe Zaobao

16 March 2019 | General News, Community

NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) alumni raised close to S$550,000 through the FASS90 Charity Golf event held in celebration of the Faculty’s 90th anniversary. The funds are raised for a new FASS Alumni Bursary Fund to support undergraduates who need financial assistance. Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong, who is an alumnus from the Class of 1964, attended the event as Guest-of-Honour.

Tamil Murasu, Lianhe Zaobao