26 February 2015 | Research

A team of scientists led by Prof Stuart Cook of Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School has started a genetic study to find out whether the mutation of a gene called titin, which is linked to a heart condition called dilated cardiomyopathy in Caucasians, could be responsible for the illness in Asians as well.

26 February 2015 | General News

The book titled Arts, Culture and The Making of Global Cities written by Prof Lily Kong from the Dept of Geography at the NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, and 2 other co-authors, was launched on 25 February 2015.

26 February 2015 | General News

NUS has become the sixth organisation and only university in Singapore to be admitted as an 'observer' to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.

26 February 2015 | Education, Community

Ms Falihah Anisah, a third year student majoring in Global Studies at the NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, took part in the Connect 123 internship programme, a collaboration between NUS and Cape Town Refugee Centre which examines the refugee issue in Cape Town.

26 February 2015 | General News

Ms Clarilyn Khoo, an English Language and Literature student at the NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, won the annual 24-Hour Playwriting competition for her story inspired by female philanthropist Hajah Fatimah Sulaiman.

25 February 2015 | General News

Mr Christopher Gee and Dr Yap Mui Teng from the Institute of Policy Studies at NUS, discussed the Silver Support Scheme and the use of household data for Scheme eligibility.

25 February 2015 | Research

The NUS Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health conducted a study on risk factors of fatigue driving among taxi drivers in Singapore. The study found that one in three of them experience driver fatigue, with those who work longer hours reporting a higher chance of dozing off inadvertently.

25 February 2015 | General News

Assoc Prof Mak Yuen Teen from the NUS Business School, spoke at the 2nd Conference of the EU Asia Corporate Governance Dialogue 2015 co-organised by the Centre for Law & Business at the NUS Faculty of Law on 24 February 2015. He shared his observations on state-owned enterprises in Singapore, in particular Temasek Holdings and Government-linked Companies.

25 February 2015 | General News

Prof Kishore Mahbubani, Dean of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS, discussed the state of global health today and highlighted the success stories of Singapore, Bangladesh and Thailand.

25 February 2015 | Community, Education

The NUS Chinese Studies Students' Society staged a concert titled 'Remembrance of Spring' on 15 February 2015 at the NUS University Cultural Centre to celebrate Chinese New Year.