23 August 2015 | General News

Prof Kenneth Dean, Head of the Dept of Chinese Studies at NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, explained how the Hungry Ghost Festival came about, and compared the practices between Singapore and Malaysia.

21 August 2015 | Research

An international research team, led by scientists from the Mechanobiology Institute at NUS, found that a wound's shape affects how quickly it heals - specifically, convex sections of wounds heals faster than concave portions.

20 August 2015 | Education, General News

The NUS Students' Political Association (NUSPA) organised the Kent Ridge Ministerial Forum 2015 which featured Dr Ng Eng Hen as the Guest-of-Honour. During the forum, Dr Ng challenged young Singaporeans to build the future of Singapore and shape it into something they can be proud of.

20 August 2015 | Research

A team of scientists led by Asst Prof Yang Hongshun from the Food Science and Technology Programme at NUS Faculty of Science has developed a mixture to double the shelf life of cut fruits.

20 August 2015 | Education

Mr Ahmad Abdurrahman Hanifah Marican and Ms Amalina Ridzuan from the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine received the Berita Harian Inspiring Young Achiever Award for their achievements as student role models of the Malay/Muslim community. They were the first two students from madrasahs to be offered places in a Singapore medical school.

20 August 2015 | Research

The guide book titled Water Bugs Of Singapore And Peninsular Malaysia, published by the Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum at NUS, documents more than 200 species of water bugs found in the region, and includes data on general biology, diversity and distribution.

19 August 2015 | Education, General News

The NUS Tamil Language Society staged a theatre performance titled Sangae Muzhangu, which presented several new acts such as an Indian martial art form, 'kalariyapayat' and a flying act, on 14 and 15 Aug 2015 at the NUS University Cultural Centre.

18 August 2015 | Research

The Centre for Governance, Institutions, and Organisations (CGIO) at NUS Business School published the Governance and Transparency Index 2015 (GTI 2015) which assessed Singapore-listed companies on matters relating to corporate governance.

Assoc Prof Lawrence Loh, Director of CGIO and Deputy Head of the Dept of Strategy and Policy at NUS Business School; and Ms Susan See Tho, Senior Lecturer from the Dept of Accounting at NUS Business School, discussed GTI 2015 and opined that to remain globally competitive, Singapore companies must proactively assess their business landscape and continuously update corporate governance practices to adapt to changing demands.

18 August 2015 | General News

Prof Simon Chesterman, Dean of the NUS Faculty of Law, opined that bankruptcy may be a financial failure, but recent changes to the law show that it need not be regarded as a moral failure also.

18 August 2015 | General News

Prof Ivan Png from the Dept of Strategy and Policy at NUS Business School, discussed the past and current strategies which opposition parties such as the Workers' Party have adopted in the elections.