29 November 2017 | General News

Prof Tazeen H Jafar of Duke-NUS Medical School opined that there is a need to do a real-world effectiveness study of implementing the new American Heart Association guidelines, to provide a better picture regarding the feasibility, general applicability, and profile of side effects across a spectrum of primary care environments.


28 November 2017 | General News

According to the latest flash estimates from the Singapore Residential Price Index (SRPI) compiled by the Institute of Real Estate Studies at NUS, prices of completed private apartments and condominiums in Singapore rose 0.6 per cent in October over September 2017. The month-on-month increase is faster than the 0.2 per cent rise seen in September, based on the revised index value for that month.

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28 November 2017 | Education

Dr Kelvin Seah Kah Cheng from Dept of Economics at NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences discussed how we can get an accurate estimate of the value of a private university degree, relative to an autonomous university degree.

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28 November 2017 | Education

NUS’ Master of Business Administration (MBA) programme was ranked 42nd globally and sixth in Asia in the Quacquarelli Symonds’ Global MBA Rankings 2018.

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28 November 2017 | General News

Prof Zheng Yongnian, Director of the East Asian Institute at NUS, discussed the plight and future of the Chinese society by referring to ancient Chinese philosophy. He opined that China can successfully develop ‘human rights’ if it looks beyond acquiring power and wealth.

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27 November 2017 | Research

Assoc Prof Liu Shao Quan and PhD student Mr Chua Jian Yong, both from the Food Science and Technology Programme at NUS Faculty of Science, have successfully developed a technique to turn tofu whey into a tasty alcoholic beverage.

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27 November 2017 | Community, General News

Assoc Prof Ben Leong from the Dept of Computer Science at NUS School of Computing organises parties at his home for his former students to meet new people and shares with them dating and marriage tips.

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27 November 2017 | General News

Asst Prof Sin Harng Luh from the Dept of Geography at NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences opined that the recent Golden Week in China and extra public holiday in South Korea are probably driven with the aspiration to make people spend, rather than rest. She added that perhaps the paid-leave system that spreads out vacations and time off work is not so bad after all when one compares this to the Golden Week – as long as employees are allowed to go on leave, and not have to take their work along on holiday.

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25 November 2017 | Research, General News

The yearly survey of the Asia Competitiveness Institute of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS found that among 105 cities, the cost of living of Singaporeans ranks 52nd, down from 49th last year. Singapore also came in top for the 16th consecutive year in the ASEAN competitiveness rankings by the Institute.

Lianhe Zaobao

24 November 2017 | Education

NUS and PSA Corp have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to cultivate a new generation of engineering and infocomm technology professionals for the port industry. The MOU will involve PSA developing curriculum and programmes with NUS School of Computing and NUS Faculty of Engineering. PSA will also strengthen its support for NUS’ Global Engineering, Innovation and Design-Centric, and Cooperative Education programmes.

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