09 October 2015 | General News

Assoc Prof Razeen Sally from the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS discussed how Sri Lanka, given its best opportunity for reform and renewal in almost 40 years, can learn selectively and profitably from Singapore. He opined that the priority for Sri Lanka is to get the basics right on economic policy as economic success is the foundation for stable politics and ethnic harmony.

09 October 2015 | General News

Ms Zhang Jiayi and Mr Wong Fung Shing, Research Assistants from the Institute of Policy Studies at NUS, discussed about how philanthropic events in Singapore can be made more meaningful.

08 October 2015 | General News

In his lecture titled 'Singapore and International Law: A 50-Year Retrospective', Prof Tommy Koh, Chairman of the NUS Centre for International Law, noted that Singapore has sought to use international law as both a sword to advance its interests, and a shield to defend its interests.

08 October 2015 | General News

Asst Prof Winston Chow from the Dept of Geography at the NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences highlighted that there is evidence indicative of a future climate favouring more frequent transboundary haze episodes, and that anticipating likely increases in future haze events and adapting accordingly could be a sensible, complementary and effective option for all affected stakeholders in the long run.

07 October 2015 | General News

Dr Eric Fesselmeyer and Assoc Prof Serene Tan from the Dept of Economics at NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences analysed how economics drive contestants in the MediaCorp Subaru Impreza WRX Challenge.

07 October 2015 | Research

A study conducted by researchers from the Lien Centre for Palliative Care, a centre of Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Singapore, compared preferences and willingness to pay for end-of-life treatments between advanced cancer patients and the general population of older adults.

07 October 2015 | General News

Prof Asit K Biswas and Dr Cecilia Tortajada of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS examined the reasons behind the victory of the ruling People's Action Party at the recent General Election.

07 October 2015 | General News

Prof Joseph Cherian from NUS Business School and Prof Marti G Subrahmanyam from the Stern School of Business at New York University discussed the reasons why the time and opportunity are ripe for Singapore to step up to become the pre-eminent Asian corporate bond trading and research hub.

07 October 2015 | Research, General News

An early rehabilitation bed exercise system called Rebound, developed by a team under the supervision of Assoc Prof Yen Ching Chiuan, Head of the Division of Industrial Design at NUS School of Design and Environment, won the Gold Prize (1st prize) for the 'Design Innovation Category' in the Lite-On Award competition, an international design competition based in Taiwan.

06 October 2015 | General News

Prof S Jayakumar and Prof Tommy Koh of the Centre for International Law at NUS examined Indonesia's legal responsibility in relation to the haze situation, and concluded that the forest fires in Indonesia are man-made and companies that are responsible must be held accountable for their unconscionable and illegal behaviour.