22 June 2017 | General News

Ms Yvonne Arivalagan, Research Assistant and Mr Christopher Gee, Senior Research Fellow at the Demography and Family research cluster at the Institute of Policy Studies, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS, opined that one way to unlock the value in the time economy is through time banking, a system that enables the exchange of services and skills for time instead of money.

The Straits Times

22 June 2017 | General News

Assoc Prof Ja Ian Chong from the Dept of Political Science at NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences noted that a key feature of Singapore’s foreign and security policy is its insistence to not “choose sides” between the US and China. However, political dynamics in Asia may ultimately compel Singapore to re-examine its long-held position on external affairs.

TODAY

21 June 2017 | Research, General News

A team led by Assoc Prof Biplab Sikdar from the Dept of Electrical and Computer Engineering at NUS Faculty of Engineering examined 203 copies of pirated software downloaded from the Internet over a four-month period and found that all websites that host pirated software download links expose users to cybersecurity risks.

938LIVE, Lianhe Zaobao

21 June 2017 | Education

The Pitstop, a new initiative spearheaded by NUS student group, Facilitators@NUS, has student facilitators organising sessions for NUS students to reflect on their goals and plans for their future as part of its programme. The aim is to remind students that there is more in life than mindless rushing for lectures and studying hard for exams.

Lianhe Zaobao

20 June 2017 | General News

Mr Lai Chung Han, Second Permanent Secretary (Education) at the Ministry of Education, takes over from Mr Neo Kian Hong on the NUS Board of Trustees with effect from 19 June 2017.

Lianhe Zaobao

20 June 2017 | General News

Assoc Prof Eduardo Araral, Vice Dean (Research) of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS, shared on the lessons that are important for defence officials of Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines to take stock of at their upcoming meeting.

The Straits Times

20 June 2017 | General News

The book titled Colours of Ageing: 30 Years of Research on the Mental Health of the Singapore Elderly authored by Prof Kua Ee Heok from the Dept of Psychological Medicine at NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, was highlighted as a blend of scientific findings, memoir and anecdotes, and full of insights into ageing in Singapore.

The Straits Times

19 June 2017 | Research, General News

A four-year study, led by Assoc Prof Ng Tze Pin from the Dept of Psychological Medicine at the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, found that a combination of nutritional, physical and cognitive interventions can reverse physical frailty in elderly people.

Channel 8 News, The Straits Times, TODAY, and more

19 June 2017 | General News

The Singapore International Violin Competition – Singapore’s biggest classical music contest – is hosted by the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music at NUS and organised by Professor Qian Zhou, the Conservatory’s Head of Strings.

The Straits Times

19 June 2017 | General News

Assoc Prof Paulin Straughan from the Dept of Sociology at NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences has stayed with NUS for over two decades, and taken on administrative roles, including Vice Dean of Undergraduate Studies at the Faculty.

The Straits Times