11 August 2015 | Education, Community

As part of its 50th anniversary celebrations, NUS Business School has established a special bursary fund worth S$100,000 for its undergraduates to ensure that tertiary education is available to deserving business students despite their financial circumstances.

11 August 2015 | General News

Prof Zheng Yongnian, Director of the East Asian Institute at NUS, discussed how 'witchery' has gradually grown in its influence among China's elites, and pointed out that China needs to consider the "rebuilding" of its culture in light of this trend

10 August 2015 | Education, General News

NUS student, Mr Teo Yu Siang documented a series of 50 detailed illustrations on iconic local landmarks, titled 'Building Singapore', as part of the SG50 celebration.

09 August 2015 | General News

Several NUS faculty members were recognised during National Day Awards 2015 for their contributions to public service. Mr Suppiah Dhanabalan, Chairman of the NUS Business School Management Advisory Board, was awarded the Order Of Temasek (First Class), and Mr Stephen Lee Ching Yen, NUS Pro-Chancellor, has been awarded the Order Of Nila Utama (First Class). NUS President Professor Tan Chorh Chuan received the prestigious Meritorious Service Medal.

09 August 2015 | Research

NUS research ideas that are in the works for Singapore's next phase of growth beyond SG50 include a project led by Asst Prof Ernest Chua from the Dept of Mechanical Engineering of the NUS Faculty of Engineering that hopes to change how the air-conditioning system operates; a project led by Assoc Prof Ho Ghim Wei from the Dept of Electrical and Computer Engineering of the NUS Faculty of Engineering, that aims to improve indoor air quality; a project led by Dr Lam Siew Hong and Prof Gong Zhiyuan from the NUS Environmental Research Institute (NERI) which focuses on genetically engineering fish to glow in the presence of water contaminants, with the aim to monitor water pollution; and a study led by Assoc Prof Loh Chiang Shiong from NERI to address inefficiencies in current desalination methods by drawing inspiration from mangroves.

Prof Peter Ng, Head of the Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum at NUS also shared on his unwavering love of nature and his experience in setting up the museum.

08 August 2015 | General News

NUS Business School academics "Prof Jochen Wirtz, Dr Siok Kuan Tambyah, Assoc Prof Lawrence Loh, Asst Prof Johan Sulaeman and Assoc Prof Ang Swee Hoon" gave their perspectives on how Singapore's history has shaped our national brand, what Brand Singapore means today and where the nation is headed in the next 50 years.

08 August 2015 | Education, Community

NUS medical student Mr Mohammad Nur Dinie Abdul Aziz shared about his experience in Project Damai, an annual Overseas Community Involvement Project organised by nursing, pharmacy and medical undergraduates from NUS to provide free basic healthcare needs to needy Muslim communities in Singapore's neighbouring countries.

08 August 2015 | General News

Prof Kishore Mahbubani, Dean of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS, opined that Singapore is the world's most successful society and credits its success to the exceptional leadership of Singapore's founding Prime Minister Mr Lee Kuan Yew, Dr Goh Keng Swee and Mr S Rajaratnam who implemented three exceptional policies of meritocracy, pragmatism and honesty.

07 August 2015 | Education, Community

The annual NUS Students' Union Rag & Flag Day 2015 raised more than $450,000 for charity which will benefit 19 charity programmes supported by Community Chest. More than 26,000 people comprising NUS students, staff, alumni and the wider community participated in the celebration which was held as part of the SG50 Golden Jubilee Weekend.

07 August 2015 | Research

A team from NUS and the National Neuroscience Institute (NNI), led by Assoc Prof Lim Kah Leong of the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine and NNI, has potentially found a way to repair damaged brain cells in sufferers of Parkinson's disease by using stem cells from cord lining.