06 January 2015 | General News

Assoc Prof Mak Yuen Teen from the NUS Business School identified four phases of the governance journey "Awakening, Awareness, Compliance, and performance " noting that most companies and boards have not moved beyond mere compliance.

06 January 2015 | General News

Prof Zheng Yongnian, Director of the East Asian Institute at NUS, observed that even as China brings about its own sustainable development, it is well-placed to bring developing countries beyond the structural imbalances that characterise the current global economy.

05 January 2015 | General News

Assoc Prof Qian Zhou from the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music at NUS, who is also the chair of the Singapore International Violin Competition, shared her memories of competing, the influential people who helped her in her career, her relationship with her parents, her life in the United States while studying at the Baltimore's Peabody Conservatory and her solo career.

05 January 2015 | General News

Assoc Prof Ang Swee Hoon from the NUS Dept of Marketing shared her views on bringing the classroom to the business world and this includes getting students to relate to the business community through solving real¬-world cases in competitions.

05 January 2015 | Community, Education

More than 50 students from various tertiary institutions including NUS participated in a project called "In Our Shoes" organised by the Bronx Creative and Design Centre. Fifteen NUS students who participated in the project designed sneakers inspired by the 'Kallang Wave' using a pattern with little dolls that symbolised the waves.

04 January 2015 | Research

Assoc Prof Fong Wai Mun from the NUS Dept of Finance, in a research on the problematic behaviours of Singapore investors for a book he was writing last year, found that aside from over confidence, investors have a tendency to read market trends when there really are none.

04 January 2015 | Research

A group of NUS researchers, led by Prof Rudolf Meier from the NUS Dept of Biological Sciences and Deputy Head of the Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum at NUS, had used state-of-the-art genetic sequencing for a study on the critically endangered banded leaf monkey in Singapore, and to come up with strategies to protect the species from extinction here.

04 January 2015 | Community, Education

Over 100 students from secondary schools, madrasahs, junior colleges and polytechnics attended the Muslim Outreach Programme which was organised by a group of local Malay undergraduates from the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine at NUS to increase the interest in medicine studies amongst Malay youths.

03 January 2015 | General News

Prof Tommy Koh, Rector of Tembusu College at NUS University Town, shared his three wishes for the New Year - Singapore to mature, Asean to stay neutral and Asia to be at peace.

03 January 2015 | General News

Prof Alan Tan Khee Jin from NUS Faculty of Law discussed about the Indonesia AirAsia Flight QZ8501 crash, and opined that low-cost carriers will continue to benefit ordinary people, stimulate economies and bring the South-east Asian region closer.