21 June 2019 | Education, General News

Dr Adrian W.J. Kuah, Director of the Futures Office at NUS opined that the future of the university consists in large part in going back to its metaphysical roots and that there is an urgent need to reconnect the pragmatic university with ideas of mystery, of imagination and even emancipation.

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21 June 2019 | General News

Dr Zhu Zhiqun, Visiting Research Fellow from the East Asian Institute at NUS, discussed how the US-China trade war is likely to persist for a significant amount of time, with the bigger challenge of handling structural differences and conflicts overshadowing economic factors.

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19 June 2019 | Education

NUS retains its position as one of Asia’s best universities at 11th globally in the latest Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings 2020. The University continues to be placed 11th globally for its strong academic reputation.

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19 June 2019 | Research, General News

A study led by Prof Yong Eu Leong, Head of the Dept of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, has found that mid-life women with weak upper and lower body fitness may be more prone to depression and anxiety.

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19 June 2019 | General News

Dr Yu Hong, Senior Research Fellow from the East Asian Institute at NUS, discussed the Belt and Road initiative and the foreign policy changes that China has made.

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18 June 2019 | Research

A nanosatellite, SpooQy-1 developed by the Centre for Quantum Technologies (CQT) at NUS was the first Singapore satellite to be deployed into low earth orbit by the International Space Station on 17 June 2019. It will conduct tests that may help unlock quantum communications market worth $20 billion in next decade.

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18 June 2019 | General News

Prof Zheng Yongnian from the East Asian Institute at NUS was interviewed about his journey and significant contributions as its Director for 11 years until May 2019. Prof Zheng had chosen to step down as he wanted to go back to research which he said was his calling and passion as a scholar.

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18 June 2019 | Research

Prof Zheng Yongnian, former Director of the East Asian Institute at NUS, analysed Singapore’s past and present relationship with China. He also discussed the need for Singapore to stay relevant to the world and China as it becomes ever more important in the world’s economy and the region’s security.

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18 June 2019 | General News

Ambassador Chan Heng Chee, Ambassador-at-Large at Ministry of Foreign Affairs, NUS Board of Trustee, and Chairman of the Lee Kuan Yew Centre for Innovative Cities, SUTD commented that as tensions mount, a number of like-minded countries are pushing back on pressures to choose between the US and China while working to maintain an open and stable environment for economic growth.

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18 June 2019 | General News

Prof Zheng Yongnian from the East Asian Institute at NUS opined that the US-China trade war had expanded beyond the scope of trade to include investment, intellectual property and technology, paving the way for a comprehensive economic war.

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