02 June 2017 | Education

The Division of Industrial Design (DID) at NUS School of Design and Environment presented a showcase of design projects from its graduating students, as well as works of current undergraduates from 3 to 8 June 2017.

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02 June 2017 | General News

Dr Rupakjyoti Borah, Visiting Research Fellow at the Institute of South Asian Studies at NUS highlighted that Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has been fixated on constitutional reform and amending Article 9. He opined that the road ahead is rocky as amending the constitution has great public and international signature, and may rouse historical sensitivities.

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02 June 2017 | General News

Dr Lynn Kuok, Senior Visiting Research Fellow at the Centre for International Law at NUS and a senior research fellow at the University of Cambridge, noted that the Trump administration’s first freedom of navigation operation in the South China Sea is a key indicator of US commitment to the region. She pointed out that the regular conduct of such operations, consistent with international law, will help curtail any attempts by China to assert de facto control over the South China Sea.

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02 June 2017 | Education

The NUS Faculty of Science and Dow Chemical Pacific (Singapore) Pte Ltd have collaborated to organise the inaugural NUS-Dow Surprising Science Teachers’ Workshop. The workshop, attended by some 40 teachers, is tailored for Science teachers to explore ideas and materials from everyday items for practical use in their classroom teaching.

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01 June 2017 | General News

Miss Paveena Seah, Senior Research Analyst from the Social Lab at the Institute of Policy Studies, a think-tank within the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS and Miss Petrina Chew, Research Assistant from the Economics and Business research cluster of the same institute, opined that SIA may have seen some tough times but it contributes to Singapore in more ways than the revenue it generates.

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31 May 2017 | Community, General News

The NUS Chemistry Lab in Tahir Foundation building is one of the inaugural winners of BCA's platinum awards under the new BCA Green Mark for Laboratories scheme. The scheme is the world's first green certification scheme for laboratory design and operation in Singapore. NUS is the first Institute of Higher Learning in Singapore to be conferred the inaugural platinum award.

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31 May 2017 | General News

Dr Yeo Lay Hwee, Director of the European Union Centre highlighted the comments by German Chancellor Angela Merkel on that Europe can no longer rely on the US as a reliable partner and that with Brexit, the European Union (EU) has to prepare for a future without the UK. She opined that after a series of setbacks that shook the EU to its core, the union is now experiencing a fresh wave of hope.

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30 May 2017 | Research

A joint study led by Assoc Prof Rob van Dam, domain leader of the Epidemiology Domain from the Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health (SSHSPH) at NUS, together with the Institute of Mental Health, is hoping to uncover the underlying factors that boost wellness in a four-year long Singapore Wellness Study.

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30 May 2017 | General News

Prof Zheng Yongnian, Director of the East Asian Institute at NUS, highlighted that the Russian anti-government demonstration in  March was in fact targeted at its President Vladimir Putin. He opined that although President Putin has substantially rebuilt Russian economy, the country in many ways is still being run based on the former Soviet Union model.

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29 May 2017 | Education, General News

The NUS Faculty of Law renamed its Centre for Law & Business after pioneer law minister Mr EW Barker, who helped draft the Separation documents that secured Singapore's independence. The Centre was launched by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, who also launched the EW Barker Bursary to help needy undergraduate law students at NUS.

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