28 July 2015

Findings from the latest NUS-Real Estate Developers' Association of Singapore (REDAS) Real Estate Sentiment Index survey revealed that market sentiment in the real estate industry remained weak in the second quarter of this year.

28 July 2015

Dr Mathew Mathews from the Institute of Policy Studies at NUS discussed about the acceptance of diversity and ease of interaction among different ethnic groups in Singapore that resulted from many intentional social policies which have been put in place.

28 July 2015 | General News

Prof Mohan J. Dutta from the NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences opined that America should start looking at how other countries handle racial issues to improve its own system and the international community should also respond by noting the issue, expressing its concern and sharing best practices.

28 July 2015 | General News

Prof Zheng Yongnian, Director of the East Asian Institute at NUS, noted that while Southeast Asia can be said to be the most stable region in the world following the end of the Cold War, there have been greater concerns about geopolitical conflict in the region as a result of various maritime sovereignty disputes that took place in recent years.

27 July 2015 | Research

A team of researchers co-led by Prof P. C. Wong and Assoc Prof Bian Jinsong from the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine has demonstrated for the first time that hydrogen sulphide can protect male reproductive cells from heat-induced injury - a well-recognised cause of male infertility.

27 July 2015 | General News

Assoc Prof Wang Jiang Yu, Deputy Director of the Centre for Asian Legal Studies at NUS Faculty of Law, discussed the reasons leading to the reestablishment of the diplomatic ties between the United States and Cuba.

26 July 2015 | General News

Assoc Prof Thang Leng Leng, Head of the Dept of Japanese Studies at NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, discussed about how cities in Japan such as Fukuoka City deal with the problems of an ageing population.

25 July 2015 | General News

Prof Kishore Mahbubani, Dean of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy (LKY School) at NUS, highlighted three reasons why Kazakhstan finds Singapore's experience useful, and shared about the deep portfolio of engagements that the LKY School has with the highest levels of the Kazakh government, as well as with Nazarbayev University.

24 July 2015 | Research

Asst Prof Darren Yeo and graduate student Mr Zeng Yiwen, who are from the Dept of Biological Sciences at the NUS Faculty of Science, are studying how extensive the red-claw crayfish has taken over reservoirs in Singapore, and the potential damage they could cause.

24 July 2015 | Research

Visiting Prof Tikki Pang from the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS discussed the control of dengue and opined that while more basic research is clearly needed, available methods can make a difference.