23 July 2017 | Research, General News

Assoc Prof Jussi Keppo from the Dept of Analytics & Operations at NUS Business School and NUS Risk Management Institute, and Assoc Prof Yuan Xuchuan at the School of Economics and Management, Harbin Institute of Technology, discussed a study they did in collaboration with Mr Esa Jokivuolle, a visiting scholar at Aalto University School of Business on bankers’ bonuses and excessive risk-taking.

The Sunday Times

23 July 2017 | Education

Ms Marissa Foo, a Yale-NUS College undergraduate majoring in Environmental Studies, is the recipient of the Yale-NUS Global Leader Scholarship. The bond-free scholarship covers tuition and residential college fees, providing an annual living and book allowance, a one-time computer allowance and a one-time overseas student exchange programme of up to $10,000. 

The Sunday Times

22 July 2017 | General News

Prof Kishore Mahbubani, Dean of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS and Ms Kristen Tang from the School, opined that bringing about gradual political change is not easy, and Singapore must not choose to do nothing. It needs to find a delicate middle path to tread to engineer gentle political change in Singapore.

The Straits Times

22 July 2017 | General News

Asst Prof Che Yu of the Dept of Architecture at NUS School of Design and Environment discussed the historical significance of a building in Gulangyu, Xiamen, where Dr Lim Boon Keng had once resided.

Lianhe Zaobao

21 July 2017 | Research

A new $18 million 3D-printing centre, the NUS Centre for Additive Manufacturing (AM.NUS) was launched on 21 July 2017 to develop and apply 3D-printing technology in the biomedical and healthcare fields. AM.NUS will leverage NUS' multidisciplinary expertise from the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Science, Faculty of Dentistry and School of Design and Environment, and conduct courses for postgraduate students.

The Straits Times Online, Capital 95.8FM, Lianhe Zaobao, and more

21 July 2017 | General News

The latest reading of the quarterly sentiment index published by NUS and the developers’ body Redas showed that market sentiment in Singapore continues to improve. The current sentiment index improved to 6.1 in the second quarter from 5.2 in the first quarter. The future sentiment index also climbed to 6.2 from 5.2 previously.

The Business Times, Lianhe Zaobao

21 July 2017 | General News

Mr Hawyee Auyong, Research Fellow at the Case Study Unit of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS, and Mr Shawn Teow, an independent researcher and writer in the tech/start-up space, noted that with the recent spate of cyber attacks, cyber security has suddenly become the cause celebre of the world. The writers felt that cyber security measures should make organisations more resilient, and not introduce unnecessary tedium in core operations.

TODAY

19 July 2017 | Education, Research, General News

NUS and the University of Malaya (UM) reaffirmed their strong and longstanding ties by holding the UM-NUS Inter-University Tunku Chancellor Golf Tournament 2017. NUS Chancellor President Tony Tan Keng Yam hosted UM Chancellor, His Royal Highness Sultan Dr Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah, the Sultan of the State of Perak, as well as faculty and staff from both universities at Goodwood Park Hotel, ahead of the tournament held on 20 July 2017. The UM-NUS Inter-University Tunku Chancellor Golf Tournament is an annual event that was inaugurated in 1968 and serves to renew the strong bonds of friendships and foster new relationships between faculty, staff and alumni of both universities. More than 100 golfers from NUS and UM took part in this year’s tournament.

Channel NewsAsia

19 July 2017 | Education, Research, General News

Mr Tan Ming Kai, a PhD candidate from the Dept of Biological Sciences at NUS Faculty of Science, shared of his interest and study of grasshoppers, crickets and katydids which belong to the order Orthoptera (straight wings) found in Singapore, and discovery of new species.

Lianhe Zaobao

18 July 2017 | General News

Assoc Prof Marleen Dieleman from the Dept of Strategy and Policy at NUS Business School discussed some internal practices that can help expand a firm’s expertise, based on her observations of some highly successful Asian family firms.

The Business Times, The New Paper