29 June 2015 | Education, Community

NUS students Huang Yao Yi and Zheng Jie Ying from the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine initiated a new home care scheme to provide basic home care services for elderly living in the Northwest district.

28 June 2015 | Research

The Tropical Marine Science Institute at NUS will collaborate with NParks in a project under the Marine Conservation Action Plan 'the first official plan to protect and enhance Singapore's marine heritage' to increase the population of the re-discovered Neptune's Cup Sponge in local waters. Mr Lim Swee Cheng, a researcher from TMSI will be conducting the study to understand the animal's biology and ecology.

28 June 2015 | Education

Dr Sorinder Singh, a 65-year-old general practitioner, is currently NUS' oldest student out of nearly 70 people aged 50 and above who are enrolled in various courses in the university. Dr Singh will soon complete a one-year Diploma in Geriatric Medicine. NUS Senior Alumni, which comprises NUS graduates, past faculty members and their spouses, organises monthly tea and chat sessions with experts on a range of topics.

27 June 2015 | General News

Prof Simon Chesterman, Dean, NUS Faculty of Law, opined that for an organisation as important as the United Nations (UN), having its secretary-general chosen by the lowest common denominator of what the five permanent members of the Security Council (P5) finds acceptable, is not good enough. He hopes that the ninth candidate for the appointment is bold enough to articulate a vision for what the UN could achieve.

27 June 2015 | General News

The book 'Of Whales and Dinosaurs: The Story of Singapore' Natural History Museum' by author Kevin Y. L. Tan narrates how donors and dinosaurs came together to make the Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum at NUS a reality.

26 June 2015 | Education

NUS will set up a dedicated facility to drive and lend more structure to lifelong learning programmes- it will take on a multidisciplinary approach, where professors from different faculties are involved in delivering courses which are in line with industry needs.


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26 June 2015 | Research

Assoc Prof Goh Khim Yong from NUS School of Computing opined that many current data analytics efforts in both academia and industry focus on deriving correlational insights from large data sets which, while useful, have their pitfalls. He shared on his preferred research approach in data analytics which is to use a randomised field experimentation method without control-treatment groups of data samples.

25 June 2015 | Education, Community

NUS students John Low and Alexis Lee took part in the Gobi March Desert Race 2015 in Inner Mongolia, to raise funds for the Riding for The Disabled Association of Singapore.

25 June 2015 | Entrepreneurship, General News

Assoc Prof Nitin Pangarkar from NUS Dept of Strategy and Policy discussed the lessons that companies, especially SMEs, can learn from the abrupt closure of family-run travel agent Asia-Euro Holidays.

25 June 2015 | Education, Community

The month-long exhibition that offers the public a glimpse into the lives of youths growing up in Lengkok Bahru rental flats is organised by nine NUS sociology and industrial design undergraduates.