29 October 2015 | General News

Prof Kishore Mahbubani, Dean of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS, spoke about the factors of vital importance to Singapore's continued success, as well as Singapore's public transport woes and why it should be run by the Government, at the Singapore Economic Policy Forum 2015.

29 October 2015 | Research

The 10th International Conferences on South Asia, organised by the Institute of South Asian Studies at NUS, was attended by about 300 guests and focused on the politics and economics of land in South Asia. Minister for Finance, Mr Heng Swee Keat, was the Guest-of-Honour for the event.

29 October 2015 | Education

Assoc Prof Chung Chi-Nien from the Dept of Strategy and Policy at NUS Business School discussed about the succession issue of family-owned businesses in Asia.

28 October 2015 | Education

Deputy Prime Minister and Coordinating Minister for Economic and Social Policies, Mr Tharman Shanmugaratnam, was the Guest-of-Honour at the 50th Anniversary Leadership Forum and Gala Dinner of the NUS Business School held on 28 October 2015. The dinner marked the culmination of the School's year-long anniversary celebrations, and was attended by about 500-plus people.

28 October 2015 | Research, General News

Flash estimates of the Singapore Residential Price Index released by the Institute of Real Estate Studies at NUS showed that prices of completed non-landed private homes in Singapore inched up 0.1 per cent in September, following a 0.7 per cent month-on-month fall in August.

28 October 2015 | Research

A study by Mr David Tan from the Dept of Biological Sciences at the NUS Faculty of Science revealed that most people would not step forward to stop photography enthusiasts from using baits to lure animals for their photography pursuits.

28 October 2015 | Community

NUS Dance Blast!, a street dance group in NUS, held three performances with the theme 'news headlines', in which the dance moves were infused with news elements.

27 October 2015 | Education, Research

In his State of the University Address, NUS President Prof Tan Chorh Chuan announced several new initiatives that are aimed at maximising students'potential and enhancing NUS researchers' impact in areas of great importance to Singapore. A total of S$30 million will be set aside to help students and graduates gain career skills and enhance their employability. This includes the setting up of the NUS School of Continuing and Lifelong Education (SCALE), NUS Institute for Application of Learning Science, as well as new programmes led by the NUS Centre for Future-ready Graduates.

Prof Tan also announced that NUS will be building two NUS Solutioning Networks for healthcare transformation and smart nation research, and the university is also in the process of building the National Cybersecurity R&D Laboratory, a new Data Science Institute and a Cybersecurity Consortium.

27 October 2015 | General News

Assoc Prof Donald Low, Associate Dean (Research and Executive Education) of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS, opined that an economically sensible approach to car-sharing services is one that benefits consumers and does not over-protect taxi company incumbents.

27 October 2015 | General News

NUS Business School students Hoang Thi Hanh Lan, Tran Minh Hang and Zhou Yuxing examined how Moh Seng Cranes has successfully developed into one of the biggest mobile crane-rental companies in Singapore.