04 June 2019 | General News

Dr Emir Hrnjic, Visiting Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Asset Management & Research Investment at NUS Business School and Adjunct Assoc Prof Nikodem Tomczak from the Dept of Chemistry at NUS Faculty of Science noted the immutable nature of blockchain technology which is typically celebrated for its positive implications, but this same feature also has the potential to cause adverse effects and increased risk.

The Business Times

03 June 2019 | Community, General News

The Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum at NUS has launched a year-long exhibition titled “200: A Natural History”, as part of Singapore's Bicentennial celebrations. A corresponding book thematically categorising the 200 events was also launched.

CNA, The Straits Times, Lianhe Zaobao, and more

03 June 2019 | Education

OCBC Bank will be offering scholarships worth S$100,000 each to three postgraduate students at NUS and NTU’s Artificial Intelligence master’s programme. This is the first AI scholarship to be offered by a Singapore company and the first by any bank in Asia. The scholarship includes a 12 to 18 months stint at OCBC AI Lab upon graduation, where scholars will test, implement and grow bank-wide AI solutions.

TODAY

03 June 2019 | Education

Joelle Wong, an NUS undergraduate majoring in social work at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences had a passion for volunteering but was undecided on her course of study. Her five-month internship at a special education school, Eden School, convinced her of a career as a medical social worker in the future. 

The Straits Times

03 June 2019 | General News

Assoc Prof Robert Beckman, Head (Ocean Law & Policy) at the Centre for International Law at NUS elaborated on the precedence surrounding the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, with China joining its latest list of marine superpowers. 

Lianhe Zaobao

01 June 2019 | Research

Assoc Prof Alexandre Chan, Deputy Head of Dept of Pharmacy at NUS Faculty of Science, discussed the effects of hormone levels on chemobrain among adolescents and young adult cancer patients in studies conducted by her team.

The Straits Times

31 May 2019 | General News

Speaking at the 6th Asian Monetary Policy Forum, Prof Bernard Yeung, Stephen Riady Distinguished Professor at NUS Business School, pointed out that with the US dollar as the dominant currency of the world, it comes with both benefits and responsibilities for the US. The annual forum is co-organised and funded by NUS Business School, the University of Chicago Booth School or Business and the Monetary Authority Singapore.

Oli 96.8FM, The Business Times

31 May 2019 | General News

Adjunct Asst Prof Ng Wee Tong from NUS Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health discussed the changing nature of work amid the introduction of new technologies.

Lianhe Zaobao

30 May 2019 | General News

Eight outstanding educators, researchers and professionals were recognised for their contributions in the areas of education, research and service to the University, to Singapore and the global community at the NUS University Awards 2019. Prof Tan Chorh Chuan, Executive Director of the Office for Healthcare Transformation, and Ms Yong Ying-I, Permanent Secretary for the Ministry of Communications and Information, were conferred the Outstanding Service Award.

Lianhe Zaobao

30 May 2019 | General News

The NUS Singapore History Prize, administered by the Dept of History at the NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, will award a prize of $50,000 to a publication on the history of Singapore that is analytical, critical and challenging in its content. It will be awarded in 2021 for works published from January 2017 to November 2020. The prize, now in its second run, is a global competition and will accept nominations for both non-fiction and fiction works with a historical theme.

The Straits Times