31 July 2017 | Education

Recent NUS graduate Ms Syasya Naqiyah Amir, who obtained First Class Honours in business administration, spoke of her aspiration to start a new Youtube channel to share make-up tips and discuss global issues.

Berita Harian

31 July 2017 | Education

NUS student Ms Nur Syamimi Awalludin shared about her trip to Oman with her five NUS classmates. The group had taken Arab Language modules at NUS and signed up for the month-long programme to immerse in Oman’s language and culture.

Berita Harian

31 July 2017 | Community

A theatrical performance titled “Sangae Muzhangu”, by NUS Tamil Language Society, will take place at the University Cultural Centre at NUS on 4 and 5 August. The team had included polytechnic and ITE students as part of the production crew to motivate and give them exposure.

Tamil Murasu

30 July 2017 | General News

Assoc Prof Yeo Wee Yong from the Dept of Finance at NUS Business School explained what Reit refers to and why it is important. A real estate investment trust (Reit) is an investment trust, similar to mutual funds and unit trusts in that it pools funds from public investors (unit holders) to invest primarily in property such as malls, office buildings and hotels.

The Sunday Times

29 July 2017 | General News

Dr Qi Dongtao, Research Fellow from the East Asian Institute at NUS noted that the political, economic, military and foreign affairs pressure exerted by China on Taiwan did not do much harm to the island's economic development but has led to an increase in resentment from the Taiwanese society, which helps the Taiwanese's ruling party in advancing their agenda for an independent Taiwan. He opined that a change in China's position could possibly lead to a positive change in cross-strait dynamics.

Lianhe Zaobao

29 July 2017 | Education, General News

A group of final-year computer science students from NUS are developing an app, called Animus, for enthusiasts to identify otter families here. The app allows users to tag the images before uploading, hence making tracking and data analysis easier.

Channel NewsAsia, Suria News

28 July 2017 | Education, General News

Prof Tan Eng Chye, who is the chief architect of NUS’ pioneering educational and academic programmes, will be the University’s next President on 1 January 2018. Prof Ho Teck Hua, a globally prominent behavioural scientist, will be Senior Deputy President and Provost.

TODAY Online, Channel NewsAsia, The Straits Times, and more

28 July 2017 | Community, Entrepreneurship, General News

NUS Enterprise and the Salim Group have jointly launched BLOCK71 Jakarta, a new incubation space in Kuningan, South Jakarta. Besides benefiting from access to the global networks of NUS Enterprise and Salim Group, start-ups at BLOCK71 Jakarta will also enjoy incubation support and opportunities to test business ideas in the Indonesian market.

TODAY Online, The Business Times, The Straits Times, and more

28 July 2017 | Research

Assoc Prof Li Daiqin and PhD student Ms Chang Chia-chen, who are both from the Dept of Biological Sciences at NUS Faculty of Science, found that aggressive spiders made decisions three to four times faster than their docile counterparts, but were just as accurate in hunting down their prey. They also found that aggressive and docile spiders had varying success in catching prey which displayed predictable and unpredictable traits.

The Straits Times

28 July 2017 | Research

Prof Lim Seng Gee from the Department of Medicine at NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine and Senior Consultant of National University Hospital’s Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, discussed the global push to tackle hepatitis B, in conjunction with World Hepatitis Day marked annually on 28 July. He also highlighted research on active compounds against the disease by a team that includes investigators from NUS and Duke-NUS Medical School.

The Straits Times