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.

02 July 2015 | Research, General News

Organised by the Institute of Policy Studies and the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS, the SG50+ Conference marks the university's contribution to the SG50 celebrations and NUS' 110th anniversary since its founding. The conference serves as an opportunity to reflect on how Singapore has succeeded in the half-century since Independence, and how the city-state might continue to survive and thrive in the next 50 years. Among the prominent speakers featured at the conference included Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong, Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Sir John Major, Dean of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy Professor Kishore Mahbubani.

02 July 2015 | Research

A team of researchers led by Assoc Prof Lok Shee-Mei from the Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School (Duke-NUS) has identified an antibody that could neutralise serotype 2 - a strain of the dengue virus which has four serotypes. The discovery brings the researchers closer to devising a drug cocktail to fight dengue.

Another group of Duke-NUS researchers led by Assoc Prof Ooi Eng Eong has identified how small changes in the dengue's genome could allow the virus to penetrate human immune defences and spread more efficiently.

02 July 2015 | Research, General News

The Parkway Pantai Professorship in Medicine and Healthy Ageing established at the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine will provide direction and support for more extensive research into the causes, as well as prevention of neurocognitive and orthopaedic illnesses associated with ageing.

30 June 2015 | General News

Prof Zheng Yongnian, Director of the East Asian Institute at NUS, examined the relationship between China, an emerging power, and United States, an existing great power, which has an impact on global relations and in maintaining world peace.

29 June 2015 | Research, General News

The Singapore Residential Price Index (SRPI) released by the Institute of Real Estate Studies at NUS showed that prices of completed non-landed private homes in Singapore fell 0.6 per cent in May from April.

29 June 2015 | General News

Dr Katherine Tseng and Dr Lim Tai Wei from the East Asian Institute at NUS discussed about Taiwan's future direction in light of the presidential election in January 2015.

29 June 2015 | Education, Community

NUS students Huang Yao Yi and Zheng Jie Ying from the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine initiated a new home care scheme to provide basic home care services for elderly living in the Northwest district.