23 January 2015 | Research

Ms Fung Tze Kwan, a student researcher with the Master of Science programme at the NUS Faculty of Science, has collared three common palm civet cats on Pulau Ubin to study more about their role in the ecosystem.

23 January 2015 | General News

Assoc Prof Rahul Mukherji, Head of Research and Honorary Senior Fellow from the Institute of South Asian Studies at NUS noted that Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has secured a "prophet-like" status among diasporic Indians in the last few months and highlighted that India's call to its diaspora is one of the most persuasive and successful aspects of Mr Modi's governance.

22 January 2015 | General News

Prof Ranga Krishnan, Dean of the Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Singapore, discussed the importance of ensuring students are competent and proficient rather than measuring them based on their exam results.

21 January 2015 | General News

Prof Asit K Biswas and Mr Kris Hartley from the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS noted that the issue behind the discrepancy between improved anti-corruption efforts and low performance in certain corruption indices is not how corruption is defined, but how it is detected, measured, and prosecuted.

20 January 2015 | Research

A study by the Centre for Governance, Institutions and Organisations at the NUS Business School found that companies that appoint board directors with the help of external search firms enjoy higher return on equity, compared to those that do not rely on outside help.

20 January 2015 | General News

Prof Zheng Yongnian, Director of the East Asian Institute at NUS, discussed about the unique advantages that China has when it comes to realising a"Silk Road"strategy, and opined that it is China's path towards internationalisation, as well as assuming international responsibility.

19 January 2015 | General News

Mr Christopher Gee, Institute of Policy Studies of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS, discussed the proposal to provide more flexibility for CPF members who are prepared to take more risks. He argued that more choice and flexibility may add complexity to the system.

19 January 2015 | General News

Assoc Prof Ang Swee Hoon from the Dept of Marketing at the NUS Business School discussed the value of qualifications awarded by local universities versus those conferred by foreign universities through satellite institutions operating here, and highlighted the pedagogical challenges faced by private educational institutions.

18 January 2015 | Research

Prof Chang Young-Tae of the Dept of Chemistry at the NUS Faculty of Science shared why he decided to specialise in developing fluorescent sensors for everyday use, and how he amassed one of the world's largest collections of fluorescent compounds.

18 January 2015 | Community, Education

Students from the NUS University Scholars Programme (USP) organised a dance marathon which raised more than $22,000 to help USP students who are facing financial difficulties and two charities.