06 January 2020 | General News

Assoc Prof Audrey Chia from the Dept of Management and Organisation at NUS Business School opined that for pro-environment collaboration to succeed, there must be thinking across sectors and disciplines to address environmental challenges holistically.

The Straits Times

06 January 2020 | General News

The Ministry of Health, NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, and NUS Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health found in a study of 396 local grandparents that more than half of them believed they have pivotal influence over the diet of grandchildren under their care, but in reality, their knowledge, experience and attitude needed improvement.

Lianhe Zaobao, Hao 96.3FM

06 January 2020 | General News

Prof Kenneth Dean, Head of the Dept of Chinese Studies at NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, and Senior Research Fellow Dr Hue Guan Thye from the same department, are leading a research to establish a database of prominent Chinese personalities and the contributions they made to early Singapore from the 19th to 21st centuries. The research also documents a network of Chinese community leaders and low- and middle-level social personalities through the use of big data.

Lianhe Zaobao

06 January 2020 | General News

Dr Guo Liangping, Senior Research Fellow from the East Asian Institute at NUS, opined that in the era of globalisation, a war between the top powers would be devastating to all. Dr Guo added that if any party blindly emphasises or exaggerates the hostility of the other party, deliberately opposing the universal values and refusing to improve, the war of attrition may be inevitable.

Lianhe Zaobao

05 January 2020 | Education

Dr Esther Tan, chief of the NUS Institute of Systems Science’s Graduate Diploma in Systems Analysis (GDipSA) programme highlighted that companies that hire GDipSA graduates get trained and motivated individuals with the ability to use technology to solve problems, bringing with them fresh perspectives and increased diversity.

The Sunday Times

05 January 2020 | Education

Prof Zhang Louxin, Academic Director of the Master of Science (MSc) in Data Science and Machine Learning Programme, discussed how the programme will help students gain an edge in our data-driven world.

The Sunday Times

05 January 2020 | Education

Mr David Low Jia Wei shared how the NUS Institute of Systems Science’s Master of Technology (MTech) in Knowledge Engineering (now known as MTech in Intelligent Systems) put him on the right track in setting up his own business.

The Sunday Times

05 January 2020 | Education

Ms Alice Tan shared that attaining the Master of Science in Real Estate degree from NUS School of Design and Environment armed her with valuable skills which allowed her to make a successful switch from the construction industry to real estate research and consultancy.

The Sunday Times

05 January 2020 | Research, General News

A study by Asst Prof Tan Poh Lin from the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS found that married women in their peak child-bearing age in Singapore have a lot less sex than they desire, thwarted by stress and fatigue. This independent research is the first here to examine the coital frequency of married women at their peak child-bearing ages, and to understand the effects of stress and fatigue on their sex lives.

The Sunday Times, Tamil Murasu

05 January 2020 | General News

Assoc Prof Thang Leng Leng from the Dept of Japanese Studies at NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences discussed the popular retirement places in Asia, and whether Singapore’s high cost of living which dissuades the average Westerner from retiring here would also encourage Singaporeans to look to places in Asia for retirement.

Lianhe Zaobao