03 November 2015 | General News

Prof Zheng Yongnian, Director of the East Asian Institute at NUS, opined that China can used the 'cultural approach' and adopt a macro-diplomatic strategy of engaging moderate elements of the Muslim world to address the problem of Islamic extremism.

03 November 2015 | Research

A book titled Transregional and Cross-disciplinary Studies on Hakka Culture, which is authored and edited by Assoc Prof Wong Sin Kiong from the Dept of Chinese Studies at the NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, features cross-disciplinary research on Hakka culture.

02 November 2015 | General News

Assoc Prof Gerald Koh from the NUS Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health and NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine opined that what is needed in Singapore's home-care system is a shift from a hospital bed-occupancy model to a community-based model that rewards prevention of unnecessary readmissions and quality home care.

31 October 2015 | General News

Prof Andrew Harding, Director of the Centre for Asian Legal Studies at the NUS Faculty of Law, pointed out that secession and federalism have suddenly emerged as issues in Malaysia after half a century of relative national stability, and opined that the federal government needs to rethink its powers in the new politics.

31 October 2015 | Community

NUS student Mr Lim Jue Hao Isaac has won the top prize in this year's 24-Hour Playwriting Competition organised by TheatreWorks Writers' Laboratory Writing & Community, in partnership with the South East Community Development Council.

31 October 2015 | Community

Assoc Prof Albert Teo, Director of the Chua Thian Poh Community Leadership Programme at NUS, is one of nine recipients of the inaugural Singapore Patient Advocate Award (Individual) conferred by Tan Tock Seng Hospital Singapore. He started Touch Therapy for HIV/Aids patients in 2001 where volunteers massaged and comfort these patients to let them know that they are not alone.

31 October 2015 | General News

To learn about quantum physics for his new book titled 'The Quantum Bunny', Mr Otto Fong, who was an Outreach Fellow at the NUS Centre for Quantum Technologies (CQT), had lengthy discussions with CQT scientists. The book also features Mr Tan Peng Kian from CQT as one of four guardians the main character Qbit encounters on his adventure.

30 October 2015 | Research

Singapore's very own sperm whale specimen, which is 10.6 metres long and nicknamed Jubi Lee, is set to go on display at the Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum at NUS by the end of February 2016.

30 October 2015 | General News

Dr Lim Tai Wei from the East Asian Institute at NUS discussed about the trilateral meeting between the leaders of South Korea, Japan, and China, and opined that it is prudent to be realistic about this round of detente and hope for the emergence of a regional mechanism or platform that better manages disagreements rather than expect a permanent solution to those issues.

30 October 2015 | Research

Researchers led by Assoc Prof Yang Hyunsoo of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the NUS Faculty of Engineering have developed a new material that can potentially replace the silicon widely used in sensor chips in appliances.