07 October 2015 | General News

Prof Asit K Biswas and Dr Cecilia Tortajada of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS examined the reasons behind the victory of the ruling People's Action Party at the recent General Election.

07 October 2015 | General News

Prof Joseph Cherian from NUS Business School and Prof Marti G Subrahmanyam from the Stern School of Business at New York University discussed the reasons why the time and opportunity are ripe for Singapore to step up to become the pre-eminent Asian corporate bond trading and research hub.

07 October 2015 | Research, General News

An early rehabilitation bed exercise system called Rebound, developed by a team under the supervision of Assoc Prof Yen Ching Chiuan, Head of the Division of Industrial Design at NUS School of Design and Environment, won the Gold Prize (1st prize) for the 'Design Innovation Category' in the Lite-On Award competition, an international design competition based in Taiwan.

06 October 2015 | General News

Prof S Jayakumar and Prof Tommy Koh of the Centre for International Law at NUS examined Indonesia's legal responsibility in relation to the haze situation, and concluded that the forest fires in Indonesia are man-made and companies that are responsible must be held accountable for their unconscionable and illegal behaviour.

06 October 2015 | Education

The Yale-NUS College is on the lookout for new deans, as three of its deans did not renew their three-year contracts and the fourth will return to Yale around June 2016. A Yale-NUS spokesperson said the College was privileged to have the inaugural deans whose verve and vision have helped shape much of the College's curriculum and culture.

06 October 2015 | Research, General News

The inaugural CoRE Scientific Conference 2015 organised by the Centre for Regulatory Excellence (CoRE), which is part of the Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School of Singapore, provides a platform for some 200 regional health product regulators, industry players and academics to address issues and challenges in regulating health products, including medicines, medical devices and newly developed treatments.

06 October 2015 | General News

NUS Business School students Jerdine Ho, Jodee Sen, Lee Zi Ning and Liu Weining discussed how Sunray Woodcraft Construction had evolved from a carpentry and joinery work firm with fewer than 10 employees into an industry leader with presence in key markets in the Asia-Pacific region.

06 October 2015 | General News

Prof Zheng Yongnian, Director of the East Asian Institute at NUS, opined that China should prevent the South China Sea disputes from becoming an opportunity for Japan to expand its geopolitical influence. He added that Japan could emerge as the biggest winner from the rising tension between China and some ASEAN states in recent years.

05 October 2015 | Research

An NUS research team led by Assoc Prof Leo Hwa Liang from the Dept of Biomedical Engineering at NUS' Faculty of Engineering and Asst Prof Jimmy Hon from the Dept of Surgery at the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, has developed a novel prosthetic heart valve called VeloX, could be used to treat patients with a severe heart condition known as mitral regurgitation.

05 October 2015 | Research

Dr Mathew Mathews from the Institute of Policy Studies presented the findings of a study which looked into the trend of instability in marriages among young Muslim couples at the Engaging Hearts and Minds Seminar organised by the Ministry of Social and Family Development.