Assoc Prof Thang Leng Leng from the Dept of Japanese Studies, NUS Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences discusses how continuing to work after retirement age can also bring a sense of satisfaction.
Mark Goh is a student from Duke-NUS Medical School and a kidney transplant survivor, who decided to study medicine to continue the good work of doctors who helped him while he was ill. He also wants to show children with chronic illnesses and their parents that a bright future is possible.
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Mr Tan Jin Meng, a postgraduate student from the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS opined that instead of allowing Medisave to be used directly for severe disability care, we should use extra funds to pay for higher, shared coverage in CareShield Life – a national insurance scheme which will be launched in 2020.
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NUHS, NUS, AI Singapore and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology jointly organised Singapore’s first public healthcare Artificial Intelligence (AI) datathon and expo. Tech experts and healthcare professionals came together at the event to develop AI and smart tools to tackle challenges in the healthcare sector, such as limited manpower.
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Distinguished Visiting Prof Asit K Biswas from the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS and Dr Cecilia Tortajada, Senior Research Fellow with the Institute of Water Policy at the School, opined that urban water problems in Delhi, Jakarta, Mexico city and elsewhere can be solved; what is needed is leadership and the political will to sustain the hard decisions taken to preserve this most vital of resources.
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The NUS Centre for Additive Manufacturing launched its Construction 3D Printing Programme on 5 July 2018 with two research projects being carried out under the new programme. The first project is a novel toilet unit design that can be 3D printed in less than five hours and at 25 per cent cheaper than current construction processes. The second project is a 3D printed polymer formwork that can be used to construct up to 24 bathroom units a day.
Asst Prof Ruolian Fang and Asst Prof Daniel McAllister from NUS Business School shared that their joint study with the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management, has shown that new hires with limited or no managerial connections, but who have strong ties with their co-workers and favourable self-evaluations, are just as successful in adjusting to their new roles as those with connections.
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