07 August 2017 | General News

Prof Kumaralingam Amirthalingam from the Faculty of Law at NUS and Chair of the NUS Teaching Academy discussed the challenges of regulating healthcare services in a complex world. He highlighted the three climate changes in the healthcare environment and discussed ways for fair regulation so as to ensure the interests of patients, doctors, public and corporate medicine.

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07 August 2017 | General News

Prof Leo Tan, Director of Special Projects at NUS Faculty of Science, was one of 10 people who were named ASEAN Biodiversity Heroes at an award ceremony in Manila, Philippines on 7 August 2017. The inaugural award aims to recognise individuals from the ASEAN region who have contributed to biodiversity conservation and advocacy efforts in their respective countries.

The Straits Times Online

07 August 2017 | General News

Dr Tao Lin, Visiting Fellow at the East Asian Institute at NUS, described China’s “One Belt, One Road” strategy as being a chess game involving the rejuvenation of the Chinese people. He noted 10 things that China has to focus on to ensure that the strategy proceeds successfully.

Lianhe Zaobao

06 August 2017 | General News

Asst Prof Feng Lei from the Dept of Psychological Medicine at NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, discussed what can be done to prevent dementia in the elderly. He also shared the key findings of two of his related research.

Lianhe Zaobao

05 August 2017 | Community, General News

The first art exhibition staged at the Stephen Riady Centre at University Town by NUS Faculty of Art and Social Sciences’ Department of Chinese Studies, feature calligraphy works and paintings by the department’s alumni.

Lianhe Zaobao

04 August 2017 | Education

Yale-NUS College, which took in its fifth batch of students this Academic Year 2017/2018, has the largest intake to date of 248 students. The students were selected from 8,773 applicants worldwide based on a holistic admission process which takes into account the students’ academic and extracurricular achievements.

The Straits Times, Tamil Murasu

04 August 2017 | Research

Mr Gordon Yong, who graduated from the Dept of Biological Sciences at the NUS Faculty of Science in July 2017, shared about his interest on ants. His paper, which was published in July 2017, showed that in 9.5 man-hours, around 53 ant species were collected on Pulau Ubin, demonstrating the diversity of ants on the small island.

The Straits Times

03 August 2017 | General News

Five aspiring doctors, Ms Aqilah Faaiqah Shamsuri, Ms Aqilah Dariah Mohd Zulkarnain, Ms Norhashirin M Norman, Ms Isrin Farhana Anwardeen and Mr Sheikh Izzat Zainal-Abidin Bahajjaj, have chosen to take up medical studies at NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine. Although they come from different educational backgrounds, they all share the same aspiration to help their fellow Singaporeans as doctors.

Berita Harian

02 August 2017 | Research, Entrepreneurship

The JTC LaunchPad @ one-north has matured into a dynamic ecosystem for start-ups, according to latest research findings presented on 2 August. The study also found that there has been a shift away from the Internet, media and lifestyle sectors towards biomedical, fintech and business analytics.

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02 August 2017 | Research, General News

Assoc Prof Lawrence Loh, Director of the Centre for Governance, Institutions and Organisations as well as Deputy Head of the Dept of Strategy & Policy at NUS Business School shared that in the latest Singapore Governance and Transparency Index released on 1 August 2017, three areas stand out – the commendable disclosures made by companies in the area of risk management and the continued poor disclosures in the area of stakeholder engagement; the third area pertains to Reits and business trusts.

The Business Times