05 May 2015 | General News

The 'Scholars & Ink: Artists from NUS and the Alumni' exhibition at the NUS Museum featured the Chinese ink works of five local artists from the University's extended community and its graduates and academics.

04 May 2015 | General News

Postdoctoral Fellow Dr Noorman Abdullah from the NUS Dept of Malay Studies discussed how Singapore's history is shaped by key historical figures during the CITA-SISWARA event organised by the NUS Dept of Malay Studies and the NUS Malay Language Society.

03 May 2015 | Research

Experts from the Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum and the Dept of Biological Sciences at NUS have identified the mystery bug at Bukit Batok as the harmless Ataenius australasiae, after studying its morphology and using DNA sequencing,

03 May 2015 | Education

Assoc Professor Derek Heng, a historian with Yale-NUS College, is among some talented Singaporeans who have returned to Singapore from overseas to contribute to new education institutions. He was previously teaching at the Ohio State University.

02 May 2015 | General News

Prof Tommy Koh, Chairman of the Advisory Board of the Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum at NUS, discussed the long history of the museum and its star attractions. He also noted the museum's role in nature conservation, research and discourse on natural history.

02 May 2015 | General News

Prof Asit K. Biswas and Mr Kris Hartley from the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS discussed how the recent earthquake in Nepal was a tragic reminder of the need to concurrently ensure good infrastructure, policy foresight, and functional institutions for disaster preparedness.

02 May 2015 | General News

Prof Wang Gungwu, Chairman of the Governing Board of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS and Chairman of the East Asian Institute at NUS, argues in the book The Eurasian Core And Its Edges: Dialogues With Wang Gungwu that China's assertiveness in the South China Sea is just its way of playing catch-up with the maritime powers of the United States and Britain today.

02 May 2015 | Research, Education

'Transformation Bags' by Ms Karyn Lim, an industrial design student at NUS, as well as 'Les Raconteurs' and 'Plexus Lamps' designed respectively by recent NUS industrial design graduates Mr Afzal Imram and Ms Kiera Lin, were some of the works from a collective from Singapore called The Alchemists. Their designs were featured in an exhibition at the Triennale di Milano, a prestigious design museum in Milan.

01 May 2015 | Research, Community

Dr Mathew Mathews from the Institute of Policy Studies at Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, highlighted from his recently published report on the success of the Family Excellence Circles (FEC) programme, that the FEC have developed structures to empower the low-income to become part of the solution.

01 May 2015 | Education, General News

NUS is among university campuses that are becoming arts and lifestyle destinations with hip museums, galleries and cafes to draw the public. Some of its attractions include the Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum, NUS Museum, University Cultural Centre and Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music.