25 October 2018 | Research

A joint research team from NUS and the Indonesian Institute of Science, led by Asst Prof Frank Rheindt from the Dept of Biological Sciences at NUS Faculty of Science, has described a striking new species of leaf warbler known as the Rote leaf warbler (Phylloscopus rotiensis).

The Straits Times

25 October 2018 | General News

Dr Lance Gore, Senior Research Fellow at the East Asian Institute at NUS, shared his views on China's current system of "socialism with Chinese characteristics".

Lianhe Zaobao

24 October 2018 | Education

Prof Andrew K Rose will join NUS as Dean Designate on 1 March 2019, before succeeding current Dean Prof Bernard Yeung, who is Stephen Riady Distinguished Professor in Finance and Strategic Management, on 1 June 2019. Prof Rose has collaborated with the likes of former United States Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen, Nobel Laureate George Akerlof and Harvard macroeconomics expert Jeffrey Frankel, and is currently a titled professor of international business and trade at the University of California, Berkeley's Haas School of Business.

The Straits Times, The Business Times, Lianhe Zaobao

24 October 2018 | Education

NUS was ranked top in Asia in the Quaquarelli Symonds 2018/2019 rankings of the best universities in Asia.

Lianhe Zaobao, Tamil Murasu

24 October 2018 | Education, General News

Dr Kelvin Seah Kah Cheng, Lecturer from the Dept of Economics at NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences opined that even though reducing class size may improve student learning, it does not mean that Singapore should necessarily go ahead with it. He added that reducing class size comes at a substantial cost as more teachers need to be hired and more classrooms need to be built if schools are already functioning at full capacity.

The Straits Times

24 October 2018 | General News

Assoc Prof Alfred Wu Muluan from the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS examined the relationship between the Chinese government and the country’s corporate sector. He found that it is especially apparent that the local governments seek to protect and promote enterprises from their own region.

Lianhe Zaobao

23 October 2018 | General News

NUS Business School students Fabriana Phuah An Ting, Guay Hui Min, Michelle Lim Suet Ying and Seng Shan Ying highlighted that Feinmetall Singapore has established itself as one of the leading companies in the industry, enjoying year-on-year growth of 29 per cent over the past five years. 

The Business Times

23 October 2018 | General News

Assoc Prof Bibhas Chakraborty from Duke-NUS Medical School and the Dept of Statistics and Applied Probability at NUS Faculty of Science, and Yan Xiaoxi, a graduate student from Duke-NUS opined that the Singapore government should consider delivering ‘personalised’ strategies through digital means, such as mobile-based applications in order to cut the smoking rate from the current 12 per cent to below 10 per cent by 2020.

TODAY

22 October 2018 | Research, General News

Property cooling measures announced in July 2018 have dampened sentiment towards the Singapore property market, according to the latest quarterly Real Estate Sentiment Index (RESI). RESI is jointly developed by the Real Estate Developers’ Association of Singapore and the Dept of Real Estate at NUS School of Design and Environment.

Lianhe Zaobao, The Business Times, The Straits Times, and more

21 October 2018 | Community, General News

Assoc Prof Anju Mary Paul from the Division of Social Sciences at Yale-NUS College discussed the commoditising of foreign domestic workers by employment agencies and employers in Singapore and highlighted that it is a cause for concern considering how many migrant workers there are in Singapore.

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