27 April 2015 | Research, Education

NUS launched the Tahir Foundation Building, which was named in recognition of a generous gift from prominent Indonesian business leader and philanthropist Dato' Sri Dr Tahir that was made in early 2012 in support of advancing medical education and research at NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine.

27 April 2015 | Community, General News

Dr Tan Lai Yong, Director for Outreach and Community Engagement from the College of Alice and Peter Tan at NUS, received the Honourable Mention Award at the 2015 Healthcare Humanity Awards for his voluntary work at non-profit organisation Healthserve.

26 April 2015 | Education, Community

In the second run of the Measuring Success in Philanthropy and Impact Investing course offered by NUS Business School, students learnt about different ways to assess the social enterprises' performance, looking at areas such as their relevance, sustainability and scalability of operations.

26 April 2015 | Research, Community

About two-thirds of low income Malay/Muslim households do not seek help from social services despite hopes that their children can escape from the poverty trap, according to a study by Ms Caroline Brassard and Dr Mathew Mathews from the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy.

25 April 2015 | Education, Research

Ambassador Gopinath Pillai, Chairman of the Institute of South Asian Studies at NUS, and Dr Seek Ngee Huat, Chairman of the Institute of Real Estate Studies at NUS, together with six other outstanding individuals were honoured at NUS University Awards 2015 ceremony.

25 April 2015 | General News

Dr Yang Mu from the East Asian Institute at NUS noted that the competition between China and Japan to build Southeast Asia's high speed rail market has blinded these countries to the potential of the immense market of the 600 million people who will be connected by the rail network.

24 April 2015 | Research, Community

The Social Service Research Centre, which is under the NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, was launched by Emeritus Senior Minister Mr Goh Chok Tong on 24 April 2015. The Centre, led by Professor Paul Cheung and Associate Professor Irene Ng from the NUS Dept of Social Work, will focus for now on low-wage workers, children, youth and seniors from low-income families.

24 April 2015 | General News

Prof Kishore Mahbubani, Dean of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS, opined that how the world, especially America, reacts to China's rise will help to influence China's behaviour in the future.

24 April 2015 | General News

Prof Asit K. Biswas and Mr Kris Hartley from the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS, discussed about the post-Ebola reforms by the World Health Organisation (WHO). They highlighted that a global response system is a fundamentally collaborative effort and nations must rally around a shared sense of responsibility for human life.

24 April 2015 | General News

The new book titled 'Tall Tales and Misadventures of a Young Westernized Oriental Gentleman', which was published posthumously by Ridge Books of NUS Press, documented the student days of Mr Goh Poh Seng, one of Singapore's literary pioneers, in 1950s Ireland.