16 August 2019 | General News

Dr Chitra Rajaram, Adjunct Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Policy Studies at NUS opined that race, which remains a contentious issue, is something we should talk about with respect for each other’s feelings in order not to lose sight of the big picture.

Tabla!, Tamil Murasu

15 August 2019 | General News

Dr Lim Tai Wei of the East Asian Institute at NUS shared his insights on Japan and South Korea’s ties following the 74th anniversary of Japan’s surrender in World War II which also marks the end of Japanese occupation.

CNA

15 August 2019 | General News

Asst Prof Vincent Pang Juxiong, Director of the Centre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Research at the Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health at NUS, and Assoc Prof Lim Poh Liam of the National Centre for Infectious Diseases noted that dengue control continues to depend on vector control, through innovative technologies and old-fashioned whole-of-community involvement to reduce breeding sites. They opined that these need to be supplemented by personal protective measure as well as public health interventions.

TODAY

15 August 2019 | General News

Assoc Prof Mak Yuen Teen from the Dept of Accounting at NUS Business School, Dr Zhu Zinan from NTU and Mr Chew Yi Hong, a researcher in corporate governance opined that as required by Singapore Exchange’s new rule, internal audit needs to be in place on an ongoing basis, and is effective, adequately resourced and independent of the activities that it audits.

The Business Times

15 August 2019 | General News

Senior Research Fellow Christopher Gee from the Institute of Policy Studies at NUS opined that the Central Provident Fund money, being a social savings pool, is more than just a system of individual pension accounts.

TODAY

14 August 2019 | General News

A two-year survey on perceptions of Singapore’s built heritage by the Institute of Policy Studies at NUS found that Changi Airport’s control tower and the Merlion topped a list of 53 buildings, sites and structures.

CNA, The Straits Times, TODAY, and more

12 August 2019 | General News

Instructors from the Engineering Design and Innovation Centre at NUS Faculty of Engineering are involved in the designing of a modular platform used to build a two-door, sports car prototype that is being made by local firm Catalyst Motors. The car is expected to be on the roads in 2023.

The Straits Times

11 August 2019 | Research

Asst Prof Nalini Puniamoorthy from the Dept of Biological Sciences at NUS Faculty of Science, Prof Linfa Wang, Director of the Programme in Emerging Infectious Diseases at Duke-NUS Medical School and Assoc Prof Thian Eng San from the Dept of Mechanical Engineering at NUS Faculty of Engineering are among seven scientists in Singapore studying tiny critters and harnessing their “superpowers” to solve mankind’s greatest challenges. 

CNA

11 August 2019 | General News

NUS students Ms Melissa Tan who is studying and working in Beijing, as well as Ms Kong Yan San and Mr Sam Wee Leong from the NUS Overseas Colleges (NOC) Southeast Asia programme who are interning in Indonesia’s start-ups, were interviewed as part of this episode of Correspondents’ Diary focused on Singaporeans away from home.

CNA, CNA938

11 August 2019 | General News

A group of four NUS Electrical Engineering students was one of the winners of the Institution of Engineers’ Singapore Innovation Challenge. They designed a portable nuclear radiation detector named RAD-X which won first place in the local and international universities category.

Lianhe Zaobao