12 June 2015 | General News

Dr Tomoo Kikuchi and Mr Takehiro Masutomo from the NUS Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy highlighted that Singapore and Malaysia must do everything to ensure that the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore high speed rail project does not generate a windfall benefit for construction firms and developers, and that the people ultimately share both the benefits and costs of the project. It must also be a role model for transforming ASEAN into a region with free movement of skilled labour.

12 June 2015 | Research, Community

A study of 500 workers by the Centre for Culture-Centred Approach to Research and Evaluation (Care) at NUS found that over nine in 10 Bangladeshi migrant workers in Singapore are given unhygienic food to eat, and most do not get enough food.

12 June 2015 | Research

The Centre for Energy Research and Technology (CERT) at NUS Engineering is collaborating with the Singapore Institute of Power and Gas and Singapore Test Services to enhance the professional expertise essential or the integration of grid-scale energy storage systems (ESS) with the power grid of Singapore, as well as to establish a set of product technical standard for a grid-scale ESS in the city-state.

12 June 2015 | General News

MAS Term Professor in Economics and Finance, Prof Andrew Rose from the Haas School of Business in University of California, Berkeley, shared his insights on the relationship between inflation and domestic bond markets.

12 June 2015 | General News

Mr Yuen Kah Hung from the Energy Studies Institute at NUS opined that both technological and policy innovations are necessary for the electric vehicle industry in Singapore to move ahead.

12 June 2015 | Research

Assoc Prof Liang Zhenkai and Asst Prof Prateek Saxena from NUS School of Computing have developed a prototype solution which will enable mobile devices to offer strong data protection independent of their Android system, so that user data will not be affected by the most dangerous type of Android malware.

12 June 2015 | General News

Assoc Prof Wang Jiangyu, Deputy Director of the Centre for Asian Legal Studies at the NUS Faculty of Law, opined that an important concern for Singapore would be China's future diplomatic role and its relationship with Southeast Asia and America as the country progresses.

11 June 2015 | Education

NUS maintained its position as one of Asia's top two universities in the Asia University Rankings 2015 published by the Times Higher Education magazine.

11 June 2015 | Research

According to a study conducted by Assoc Prof Marleen Dieleman from the Centre for Governance, Institutions and Organisations at the NUS Business School, while family owners in general care about preserving their reputation, they may be more motivated to improve corporate governance in times of poor performance. She noted that regulators and stock exchanges could use the findings of the study to more effectively monitor compliance of family firms with governance standards.

11 June 2015 | Research

Prof Vivien Lim and researchers from the Dept of Management and Organisation at the NUS Business School conducted a study on online connecting which found that it leads to less commuting strain and greater relaxation during the morning commute. It also found that evening journeys benefited more from 'vacuous' activities which allow people to better recover from their work day.