04 August 2018 | General News

Prof Simon Chesterman, Dean of NUS Faculty of Law opined that the SingHealth breach offers a useful opportunity to review how and why public and private databases in Singapore are linked up and what safeguards need to be put in place to protect them.

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03 August 2018 | General News

Dr Rupakjyoti Borah, Visiting Research Fellow from the Institute of South Asian Studies at NUS discussed the traditional trio of land, sea and air links in building closer India-Asean ties, and highlighted that there is now the promise of a fourth: digital connectivity.

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03 August 2018 | General News

Assoc Prof Sing Tien Foo, Director, and Ms Chia Liu Ee, Research Assistant from the Institute of Real Estate Studies at NUS discussed how the latest round of government cooling measures can help ensure stable and sustainable long-term growth of the Singapore property market.

Lianhe Zaobao

03 August 2018 | General News

Assoc Prof Hari Krishna Garg from the Dept of Electrical and Computer Engineering at NUS Faculty of Engineering opined that the more curious a person is and more human is his approach to innovation, the better are the chances of success.


02 August 2018 | Education, Research

Mr Aditya Nair, who graduated from the Dept of Biological Sciences at the NUS Faculty of Science, has developed two software programmes – AdCount and AdReconstructor – under the mentorship of Assoc Prof Lim Kah Leong, Head of the Dept of Physiology at the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine.

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02 August 2018 | Research, Community

Dr Yang Yi from the NUS Centre for Family and Population Research (CFPR) and the Asia Research Institute at NUS shared that a study on the China situation has shown that socially excluded elderly people are more likely to suffer cognitive impairment that can lead to dementia. He opined that the findings of this study have important implications for ageing countries in the region such as Singapore and encourages governments and societies to reduce social exclusion of the elderly, by improving the financial conditions of the elderly and building elderly-friendly communities to create opportunities for older people to participate in social and outdoor activities.

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02 August 2018 | General News

Prof C. Raja Mohan, Director of the Institute of South Asian Studies at NUS opined that the international community, including the US and China, is eager to see a political settlement in Afghanistan, and Pakistan’s help in producing a reasonable arrangement with the insurgent Taleban will be widely appreciated. Prof Mohan added that a pause in the conflict with India, let alone a major breakthrough, can have a powerful and positive impact on the region.

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01 August 2018 | General News

Assoc Prof Mak Yuen Teen from the Dept of Accounting at NUS Business School and Mr Chew Yi Hong, an active investor and a researcher in corporate governance, assessed this year’s Governance Index for Trusts (GIFT), the first-ever published governance index in Singapore specifically developed for listed real estate investment trusts and business trusts in Singapore. GIFT assesses both governance and business risk factors.

The Business Times

31 July 2018 | Research, General News

Prof Eric Finkelstein, Director of Lien Centre for Palliative Care and Professor of the Health Services and Systems Research Programme at Duke-NUS Medical School, noted that shared decision-making sounds great in theory, but is fraught with risks that are likely to promote excess medical care, especially for those with life limiting conditions.


31 July 2018 | Research

Dr Ma Jun, Research Fellow from the Dept of Electrical and Computer Engineering at NUS Faculty of Engineering, was awarded the Singapore Commonwealth Fellowship in Innovation. Dr Ma will spend three months at the University College London in 2019 to collaborate with researchers there on the development of snake robots.

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