06 July 2015 | Education

NUS kicked off the celebration of the achievements of 10,219 graduates from the Class of 2015 with the Main Commencement Ceremony, which was held on 6 July 2015. This year, which is also the University's 110th year of founding, NUS conferred honorary degrees on three eminent individuals - Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong, Prof Saw Swee Hock and Sir Richard Brook Sykes - for their outstanding contributions to Singapore and the community. His Excellency Dr Tony Tan Keng Yam, President of the Republic of Singapore and NUS Chancellor, presided over the Main Commencement Ceremony.

06 July 2015 | Research

A study led by Mr Christopher Gee from the Institute of Policy Studies had found that incentives such as the Baby Bonus cash gift and maternity leave are seeing diminishing returns in boosting Singapore's flagging birth rate.

06 July 2015 | General News

Mr Donald Low, Associate Dean (Research and Executive Education) and Senior Fellow from the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS, opined that one of the main tasks facing Singapore governments of the future is to adapt to more complex and contentious political environment so as to continue governing effectively.

05 July 2015 | General News

In this feature on art collections, Ms Chang Yueh Siang, a curator from NUS Museum, shared about the batik paintings by Chua Thean Teng and Seah Kim Joo, as well as Ng Eng Teng's Tropical Rhapsody found in the museum's collection.

04 July 2015 | Research

Prof Sumit Agarwal from NUS Business School, and Asst Prof Song Changcheng from the Dept of Economics at NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, discussed the findings of their recent research paper, which examined the impact of housing credit on personal bankruptcy.

04 July 2015 | General News

Mr Rahul Advani from the Institute of South Asian Studies at NUS discussed about the use of selfies in campaigns to raise awareness of social issues.

03 July 2015 | Research

NUSwan, a robotic swan developed by a team of researchers from NUS and PUB, utilises advanced water monitoring technology that could provide cheap, real-time water quality testing in reservoirs around the country and the world.

03 July 2015 | General News

Prof Joseph Cherian, Director of the Centre for Asset Management Research and Investments at the NUS Business School, opined that Singapore can play a key role in the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank as it has the potential to further develop its infrastructure ecosystem to serve as a hub for innovative project development and finance in South-east Asia and broader Asia region.

03 July 2015 | Research

Assoc Prof Terence Sim from the NUS School of Computing discussed the novel method that he and his student had devised to improve eyewitness sketches, by combining psychological insights with image analysis algorithms.

03 July 2015 | Education, Community

The Tri-Generational HomeCare @ North West programme which was mooted and led by NUS students from Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy and Social Work aims to provide interim holistic care to seniors through home visits.