20 April 2015 | General News

Dr Faizal bin Yahya from the Institute of Policy Studies under the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS, has written a new book titled Intraco: Blazing A Trail Overseas For Singapore which analyses Intraco's role in Singapore's economic development.

20 April 2015 | General News

Prof Kishore Mahbubani, Dean of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS, said that Indonesia has an inner resilience that has seen it weather the Asian financial crisis of 1997-98, the 2008 global recession and other smaller economic mishaps, but what it needs to keep growing is more openness to the world.

20 April 2015 | Entrepreneurship

The success rate of local start-ups is on the rise and universities have contributed towards the success of these entrepreneurs. The co-founders of trakomatic and ViSENZE shared of the support that they had received from NUS Enterprise Incubator.

19 April 2015 | Entrepreneurship

Ms Lim Qing Ru, NUS alumna and co-founder of technology company Zopim, became a multi-millionaire overnight when her company, that was supported by NUS Enterprise, was acquired by an American software company.

18 April 2015 | General News

Prof Wang Gungwu, Chairman of the East Asian Institute at NUS, discussed two aspects of the late Mr Lee Kuan Yew - his heritage as an overseas Chinese in South-east Asia; and his capacity to learn from history in shaping his ideas on nationhood.

18 April 2015 | Education, Community

Yale-NUS students organised a carnival for more than 500 workers to thank them for building the 63,000 square metre campus.

17 April 2015 | Research, Education

The Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum at NUS was officially opened by His Excellency President Tony Tan Keng Yam on 18 April 2015. The seven-storey museum showcases three diplodocid sauropod dinosaurs, as well as 2,000 other specimens. Aside from its public exhibition space, a large area will be side aside for more than a million specimens to be used for research, with classrooms and teaching labs. The museum aims to be a leader in Southeast Asian biodiversity and conservation research, education and outreach.

17 April 2015 | Research, Entrepreneurship

NUS Business School is partnering with the Action Community for Entrepreneurship (ACE) to launch research on issues facing startups, to drive apprenticeship opportunities for students and to host master classes to develop entrepreneurial talent.

16 April 2015 | Education, General News

The Yong Siew Toh Conservatory Orchestra will be performing in John Taverner's Flood of Beauty, one of the highlights of Esplanade's 'A Tapestry of Sacred Music' festival this year. In the performance, musicians and choristers will be divided into four groups and scattered around the hall to create a surround-sound effect.

15 April 2015 | General News

Asst Prof Hashmi, who is from the Dept of Economics at the NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, opined that academic papers are primarily a means to facilitate debate among experts and that when these debates lead to significant discoveries, such discoveries are shared with the practitioners, policymakers and the public using multiple available channels.