29 July 2019 | General News

The latest flash estimates from the NUS Singapore Residential Price Index indicated that prices of completed private apartments and condominiums in Singapore dipped 0.7 per cent in June 2019 from the previous month, falling after two months of gains.

The Straits Times Online, 8world, Lianhe Zaobao, and more

29 July 2019 | General News

Dr Kelvin Seah Kah Cheng, Lecturer in the Dept of Economics at NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, shared his views on whether the new grading reforms for Foundation-level students are likely to produce any unintended consequences, in light of the updates to the new Primary School Leaving Examination (PSLE) scoring system which were recently announced by the Ministry of Education.

The Straits Times

29 July 2019 | Community, General News

The NUS Students Against Violation of the Earth (SAVE) and the Conscious Living Collective are among NUS student groups which tackle throwaway fashion by collecting unwanted clothes for textiles recycling. 

The Straits Times

29 July 2019 | Research

A recent qualitative study by Asst Prof Shefaly Shorey from the Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies at NUS found that fathers interviewed during the week after their child’s birth felt stressed early in the postpartum period because they lacked the experience of caring for newborns.

Lianhe Zaobao, The Sunday Times

28 July 2019 | General News

A study conducted by the Lien Foundation-NUS in 2018, citing statistics from the Ministry of Health, has found that demand for home and centre-based services surpassed the demand for nursing homes as options for long-term care in Singapore. 

Suria News Online

28 July 2019 | General News

Asst Prof Tan Poh Lin from the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS opined that inconsistent messaging about dating, practical constraints and overconfidence may have been the reasons behind delayed childbearing.

CNA Online

27 July 2019 | General News

The East Asian Institute (EAI) at NUS organised a two-day conference to look at China’s efforts to transition from an investment-led economy to one driven by innovation in order to avoid the middle-income trap or the inability of a middle-income economy to maintain growth momentum to rise to a higher-income status.

Lianhe Zaobao, The Straits Times

27 July 2019 | Research, Entrepreneurship

A study by Prof Wong Poh Kam, Senior Director of the NUS Entrepreneurship Centre and Acting Director of the NUS Overseas Colleges (NOC) Programme, found that students who participated in the NOC Programme are 10 times more likely to have gone on to start a business within a year of graduation, compared with other NUS graduates. 

The Straits Times

27 July 2019 | General News

Prof C Raja Mohan, Director of the Institute of South Asian Studies at NUS, highlighted that China wants to be a great power that is capable of shaping its regional environment and has a decisive say in international security affairs. This is what great powers do and China is now part of their ranks.

The Straits Times

27 July 2019 | General News

Ms Bay Song Lin, who is the only medical illustrator at the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, creates graphics and animations based on organs dissected from once living people. These organs come from donors who pledged their bodies to science through the Silent Mentors Programme and her works are valuable in the training of future doctors. 

CNA Online