04 August 2019 | Community

A survey by the Institute of Policy Studies at NUS and racial harmony advocacy group OnePeople.sg found that while most Singaporeans accept the importance and value of having immigrants, many also feel that
immigrants are not doing enough to integrate into society.

CNA, 8world, Channel 5 News and more

03 August 2019 | General News, Education

Natasha Nabila Muhammad Nasir, who had set a record when she obtained the highest aggregate of 294 in the Primary School Leaving Examinations in 2007, is now continuing her studies at the Duke-NUS Medical School (Duke-NUS), after obtaining a Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Life Sciences (Specialisation in Biomedicine) at NUS Faculty of Science. After her four-year study at Duke-NUS, she will pursue Doctor in Medicine before taking up her residency programme. Natasha is determined to achieve her dreams so that she can contribute to society by improving and enhancing children's healthcare.

Berita Harian

03 August 2019 | Research

Asst Prof Paul A O’Keefe from Yale-NUS College, who also holds an appointment in the Dept of Management and Organisation at NUS Business School, shared his findings on a research conducted by Yale-NUS College and NUS Business School in collaboration with Stanford University, on how the implied beliefs behind the phrase “find your passion” could actually narrow people’s scope of interests and make it less likely for them to pursue new ones.

The Business Times

03 August 2019 | General News

Prof Tommy Koh from the NUS Faculty of Law, Chairman of the Centre for International Law at NUS, Rector of Tembusu College and Singapore Ambassador-at-Large, spoke about the publication of two new books and a multimedia exhibition organised in celebration of the 200th anniversary of Singapore’s founding and its 54th year of independence.

Lianhe Zaobao

02 August 2019 | Education

Jardine Cycle & Carriage has established the Jardine Cycle & Carriage Scholarship to sponsor the tuition fees of students in six Southeast Asian universities, including NUS in celebration of its 120th anniversary over a sustained period of eight to 12 years. The scholarships will be open to undergraduate students pursuing degrees across a broad range of disciplines. 

The Business Times

02 August 2019 | Research, General News

Assoc Prof Mak Yuen Teen from the Department of Accounting at NUS Business School and Chew Yi Hong, active investor and researcher in corporate governance noted in the third edition of the Governance Index for Trusts released on 1 Aug 2019 that four newly listed trusts generally fared well with NetLink NBN Trust debuting at the top with its overall score of 90 and Keppel-KBS US Reit ranking in joint sixth place with two other listed trusts. 

The Business Times

02 August 2019 | Community, General News

Dr Mathew Mathews, Senior Research Fellow and Melvin Tay, Research Associate, both from the Institute of Policy Studies at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS observed that there is a rise of religious nationalism across the world. They opined that stronger safeguards are necessary for cohesiveness given Singapore’s highly diverse society where harmony is critical for survival and core to the Singaporean identity. 

TODAY

02 August 2019 | General News

Prof Seeram Ramakrishna from the Dept of Mechanical Engineering at NUS Faculty of Engineering, and Chair of Circular Economy Taskforce at NUS opined that as plastic cannot be totally eliminated from modern life, what we need is plastic which is safe and sustainable. He noted that with concerted and sustained efforts and new innovations, plastic will be very different in future. 

Tabla

02 August 2019 | General News, Education

A 34-year-old nurse and a 31-year-old former reporter were both among the 13th batch of students accepted to the Duke-NUS Medical School (Duke-NUS) this year. Professor Ian Curran, Vice Dean of Education at Duke-NUS, said that the diverse backgrounds of their students would continue to add unique value to the healthcare system.

8world Online

02 August 2019 | General News, Education

A biomedical science graduate Divya Poorani from NUS Faculty of Science has secured a place at Duke-NUS Medical School (Duke-NUS) along with 80 students. Duke-NUS provides innovative education to enhance best practice of medicine in Singapore by bringing together clinicians, educators and researchers to bring about improvement in patients' care.

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