01 August 2015 | Education

Ms Amalina Ridzuan, former madrasah student who is a medical student at NUS, was among examples cited by Minister-in-charge of Muslim Affairs Dr Yaacob Ibrahim to illustrate that the Malay/Muslim community has always been progressive in finding ways to move forward.

31 July 2015 | General News

The Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum at NUS has completed 70 per cent of work to preserve the carcass of the sperm whale found recently in Singapore and may display parts of it by end of this year. The museum hopes to raise $1 million towards setting up the whale exhibit and other areas, such as supporting related education and research efforts.

31 July 2015 | General News

Dr Gillian Koh from the Institute of Policy Studies at NUS' Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy opined that the future of Singapore lies in the space for innovation, for trying new ways of allowing intelligence and interests to flourish, for expressions of nuanced forms of moral consciousness. These areas for risk-taking, experimentation and path-finding are to be found in businesses, civil society and the community.

31 July 2015 | General News

Adjunct Prof Sajjad Ashraf from the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS highlighted that a cooperative relationship between China and India is in the interest of ASEAN, which can play a moderating role in emphasising the advantages of Sino-Indian cooperation for the whole region. The Asian Infrastructure Bank provides the perfect opportunity for both countries to show that they can truly be leaders in the region.

31 July 2015 | Education

NUS will introduce a new Master of Science in Applied Geographic Information Systems (GIS) programme in August 2016. The new programme will allow those holding Bachelor degrees and relevant professionals to acquire the latest knowledge in cutting-edge technologies and developments in GIS and its applications.

31 July 2015 | General News

Dr Teng Siao See, Research Fellow at the Institute of Policy Studies, a think tank within the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS, discussed about racial harmony in Singapore and opined that schools play a very important role in promoting ethnic relations and integration.

30 July 2015 | General News

Two members of the NUS Board of Trustees, Ms Chong Siak Ching and Mr Charly Mah, have been appointed as the non-resident Ambassador to Chile and non-resident High Commissioner to Papua New Guinea respectively.

30 July 2015 | Education, General News

Mr Theophilus Tan, a recent graduate of the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory at NUS has won the Goh Soon Tioe Centenary Award. This is the first time the award has been given to a cellist.

30 July 2015 | General News

Prof Huang Jing, Director of the Centre on Asia and Globalisation at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS, opined that an accurate understanding of China's 'One Belt, One Road' initiative and its objectives, and effective implementation on this basis of understanding, is essential for the initiative's success.

29 July 2015 | Education, General News

Mr Tan Tarn How of the Institute of Policy Studies at NUS and Asst Prof Loh Chin Ee of NIE pointed out that the amount of money and time Singapore spends on tuition could be channelled towards helping children to love reading, and discussed reasons why reading is an alternative to tuition.