16 January 2015 | General News

Prof Seeram Ramakrishna, Director of the Centre for Nanofibers & Nanotechnology at NUS, and Dr Daniela La Rosa, a researcher at the University of Catania in Italy, discussed about smart and green cities around the world and highlighted some upcoming initiatives in Singapore.

15 January 2015 | General News

Prof Asit K Biswas of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS and Mr Peter Brabeck-Letmathe of the Water Resources Group opined that over the near to medium-term, efforts to ensure the availability of adequate quantity of good-quality water for all human uses have to be given greater impetus.

14 January 2015 | General News

Prof John Wong from the East Asian Institute at NUS discussed the structural and non-structural factors slowing China's growth, as well as the critical challenges faced by Chinese President Xi Jinping in embracing the 'New Normal' of slower growth.

14 January 2015 | General News

Prof Ivan Png from NUS Business School and Departments of Economics and Information Systems at NUS discussed the reasons why converting the foreign worker levy into a savings funds would not benefit these workers.

14 January 2015 | Education

Mr Loh Jun Hong, who did his bachelor's at the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music at NUS, as well as Ukrainian musician Mr Oleksandr Korniev, a second­year student on full scholarship at the Conservatory, are among the 12 semi-finalists at the inaugural Singapore International Violin Competition The competition is hosted by the Conservatory and supported by the National Arts Council of Singapore. Assoc Prof Qian Zhou from the Conservatory, is the head of jury and also leads the artistic committee in charge of the competition.

14 January 2015 | Research

NUS, in collaboration with the Singapore­MIT Alliance for Research and Technology, the Agency for Science, Technology and Research and ST Kinetics, are in talks to apply for their autonomous vehicles to be tested in one­north.

14 January 2015 | Community

NUS Office of Student Affairs and the Red Cross Youth, NUS Chapter, jointly organised the 3rd iVolunteer event, which aims to expose non-active youth volunteers to volunteerism, inspire active volunteers and provide a platform for youths to come together.

13 January 2015 | General News

Prof Joseph Cherian, Director of the Centre for Asset Management Research and Investments, and Prof Bernard Yeung, Dean of NUS Business School, discussed about the need to develop Asian finance leaders with the prominence to represent the interests of Asian markets.

13 January 2015 | General News

Prof Zheng Yongnian, Director of the East Asian Institute at NUS, examined the ultimate objective of China's 'Silk Road' strategy.

12 January 2015 | General News

Ms Chandrani Sarma from the Institute of South Asian Studies at NUS discussed Sri Lanka's presidential election and the reforms that the new government would bring to ensure economic and political security.