24 November 2017 | Education, Research

Dr Kelvin Seah from the Dept of Economics at NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences discussed whether the gender of a teacher affects a student’s academic experience.

The Straits Times

24 November 2017 | Research

A team of NUS researchers led by Asst Prof Jason Yeo Boon Siang from the Dept of Chemistry at NUS Faculty of Science developed a device that provides a more eco-friendly and sustainable alternative to the current method of ethylene production.

The Straits Times

24 November 2017 | Research, General News

Dr John van Wyhe of the Dept of Biological Sciences at NUS Faculty of Science and Tembusu College at NUS discussed how Darwin convinced the scientific world that evolution is a fact.

The Straits Times

24 November 2017 | Research

This was a feature on three recent findings from the Dept of Biological Sciences at NUS Faculty of Science, namely, the evolutionary history of white-bellied swiftlets, the discovery of the Platyscapa clavigera wasp, and how the wing colours of the painted jezebel butterfly act as warning signals to predators.

The Straits Times

24 November 2017 | General News

Dr Gregor Lange from the NUS Centre for Future-ready Graduates noted that multitasking actually kills productivity and it also erodes our attention abilities and shared a few tips on how we can enhance our attention further.

Channel NewsAsia Online

24 November 2017 | General News

In his address at the “Infrastructure Development for Economic Competitiveness” conference co-organised by the Asia Competitiveness Institute at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS and the World Bank, Minister for National Development Lawrence Wong noted that our approach to infrastructure development cannot be just about having more of the same. He added that it is vital that we get infrastructure right, and that includes developing infrastructure that is sustainable, inclusive and innovative.

Lianhe Zaobao

24 November 2017 | General News

SingHealth Duke-NUS Diabetes Centre, the Singapore Health Promotion Board and Singapore Clinical Research Institute are calling for 850 pre-diabetic volunteers to participate in a three-year clinical trial to find out whether weight loss and medication can effectively reduce their risk of developing diabetes.

Lianhe Zaobao

24 November 2017 | General News

Prof John Wong from the East Asian Institute at NUS discussed China’s economy and its future development by examining President Xi Jinping’s “China Dream” strategy.

Lianhe Zaobao

23 November 2017 | Entrepreneurship, Community, General News

The NUS Alumni Awards 2017 honoured 12 outstanding alumni and a three-member alumni team who excelled locally and internationally, and have made contributions to the University and society.

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23 November 2017 | General News

Assoc Prof Tan Khee Giap, Co-Director of the Asia Competitiveness Institute at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS, and Mr Henry Kwek, a member of parliament of the Government Parliamentary Committee for Finance and Trade noted that beyond tackling the usual cost bugbears, there are three ways to reassess growing SMEs: Hosting more industry clusters; transforming and expanding; and removing policy red tape.

The Straits Times