30 October 2019 | General News

The “Regardless of Race – The Dialogue III (The Impact of Social Media)” forum, co-organised by the Dept of Communications and New Media at NUS Faculty of Arts and Sciences, will discuss the impact of social media on the issues of racial discrimination, levels of trust and harmony, as well as the lack of sensitivity between different races in Singapore.

The Straits Times, The New Paper, Tamil Murasu

30 October 2019 | Entrepreneurship

Four final-year students from NUS Faculty of Engineering have invented the Flujo Signature Pro, the world’s first seven-in-one USB-C hub with a solid-state drive enclosure, during their NUS Overseas Colleges internship programme in Shenzhen.

The Straits Times

30 October 2019 | General News

A study of public opinion on fault lines in Singapore by the Institute of Policy Studies (IPS) at NUS has found that fresh fault lines emerging on class differences, immigration and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights, with younger Singaporeans wanting more Government intervention.

The Straits Times, The New Paper, Berita Harian, Tamil Murasu

30 October 2019 | General News

Senior Minister of State Law and Health Mr Edwin Tong, a panelist at the NUS U@Live Forum, opined that the word phobia underrepresents the fear of Islam and that world leaders need to understand that their statements can have a downstream effect - shaping behavior and fanning sentiment.

CNA, CNA938

29 October 2019 | General News

Dr Rachel Hoo, Research Fellow from the Energy Studies Institute at NUS opined that biogas possesses enormous potential in Southeast Asia, especially given that the tropical climate provides the perfect conditions for the process of anaerobic digestion.

The Business Times Online

29 October 2019 | Education

The Lee Kuan Yew Senior Fellowship in Public Service Programme, a new leadership programme at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS, is aimed at those who cannot afford to take a year off for the school’s master’s programme. The course looks at leadership and governance issues around the region, including best practices from Singapore’s public institutions.

The Straits Times

29 October 2019 | Research

A new system jointly developed by the Solar Energy Research Institute of Singapore at NUS, Energy Market Authority and Meteorological Service Singapore that could predict Singapore’s daily solar power production will be launched at the end of 2020. The project is part of the national effort to actively develop solar energy in order to prevent a break in the power supply.

Lianhe Zaobao

29 October 2019 | General News

Prof C. Raja Mohan, Director of the Institute of South Asian Studies at NUS, opined that if China and India put aside their differences on how to proceed with the trans-Himalayan networks, they might be able to persuade their common neighbours to contribute to the genuine transformation of connectivity across and along the Great Himalayas.

The Straits Times

29 October 2019 | General News

Prof Zheng Yongnian of the East Asian Institute at NUS discussed how companies could assist China in escaping the trap of the middle income. He suggested that the Government might wish to think of what the enterprises needed, what useful initiatives the country could do for the enterprises and what the country should not do to the enterprises.

Lianhe Zaobao

29 October 2019 | General News

NUS Business School students Dang Vu Thao Nguyen, Liow Yee Ting, Tan Li Wen Clarisse and Tan Ying Mei Audrey wrote about how FormTeam Consultancy had revolutionised the security business with tech-empowered security solutions.

The Business Times