16 January 2015 | General News

Assoc Prof Mak Yuen Teen from the Dept of Accounting at the NUS Business School discussed the range of enforcement powers available to the Singapore Exchange, specifically public reprimands.

16 January 2015 | General News

Ms Paveena Seah from the Institute of Policy Studies Social Lab at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS discussed what could be done to boost volunteer rates in eldercare and how to promote regular volunteering and greater volunteer engagement with seniors.

16 January 2015 | General News

Prof Huang Jing, Director of Centre on Asia and Globalisation at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS, examined the decline in oil prices and its impact on the global situation today and in the future.

16 January 2015 | Education, General News

Four NUS undergraduates, Nachammai Vidhya, Elsa Shalina Abdullah, S. Buvana and Druga Rajendran, initiated Project Shaping Our Unique Legacy or SOUL, where 20 student volunteers and 15 seniors built bonds and traded knowledge in the four-month project.

16 January 2015 | General News

Prof Seeram Ramakrishna, Director of the Centre for Nanofibers & Nanotechnology at NUS, and Dr Daniela La Rosa, a researcher at the University of Catania in Italy, discussed about smart and green cities around the world and highlighted some upcoming initiatives in Singapore.

15 January 2015 | General News

Prof Asit K Biswas of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS and Mr Peter Brabeck-Letmathe of the Water Resources Group opined that over the near to medium-term, efforts to ensure the availability of adequate quantity of good-quality water for all human uses have to be given greater impetus.

14 January 2015 | General News

Prof John Wong from the East Asian Institute at NUS discussed the structural and non-structural factors slowing China's growth, as well as the critical challenges faced by Chinese President Xi Jinping in embracing the 'New Normal' of slower growth.

14 January 2015 | General News

Prof Ivan Png from NUS Business School and Departments of Economics and Information Systems at NUS discussed the reasons why converting the foreign worker levy into a savings funds would not benefit these workers.

14 January 2015 | Education

Mr Loh Jun Hong, who did his bachelor's at the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music at NUS, as well as Ukrainian musician Mr Oleksandr Korniev, a second­year student on full scholarship at the Conservatory, are among the 12 semi-finalists at the inaugural Singapore International Violin Competition The competition is hosted by the Conservatory and supported by the National Arts Council of Singapore. Assoc Prof Qian Zhou from the Conservatory, is the head of jury and also leads the artistic committee in charge of the competition.

14 January 2015 | Research

NUS, in collaboration with the Singapore­MIT Alliance for Research and Technology, the Agency for Science, Technology and Research and ST Kinetics, are in talks to apply for their autonomous vehicles to be tested in one­north.