18 June 2018 | General News

The book Salafism in Lebanon: Local and Transnational Movements, authored by Dr Zoltan Pall, Research Fellow at the Middle East Institute at NUS, was launched at Yale-NUS College on 18 June 2018.

TODAY

18 June 2018 | Education, Research

NUS has been placed 10th in the third Reuters Top 75: Asia Pacific’s Most Innovative Universities rankings. The annual Reuters ranking of Asia Pacific’s Most Innovative Universities is compiled by Reuters in partnership with Clarivate Analytics, and is based on empirical data including patent filings, journal articles published and research paper citations.

Lianhe Zaobao

18 June 2018 | Research

Asst Prof Thomas Yeo from the Dept of Electrical and Computer Engineering at NUS Faculty of Engineering, the Clinical Imaging Research Centre, the Singapore Institute for Neurotechnology and Duke-NUS Medical School shared how his fascination with the brain took him from engineering to neuroscience.

The Straits Times

18 June 2018 | Research

Ms Nurul Fadiah Johari from the Social Service Research Centre at NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, co-edited the book titled Budi Kritick, which was launched recently at the Malay Heritage Centre. The book is a compilation of essays that offers insights and critical reflections into contemporary Malay society.

Berita Harian

16 June 2018 | General News

Prof Teo Yik Ying, Dean of the Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health at NUS, noted that Singapore has made a clear stand on e-cigarettes by banning their sale, import, use and possession. This is prudent in the light of what we currently know and do not know about e-cigarettes.

The Straits Times

16 June 2018 | Research

NUS Faculty of Science student Quek Xue Han, who has just completed a study on poaching for his honours thesis, found that poaching may be a far bigger issue than suggested by official data.

The Straits Times

16 June 2018 | General News

NUS Institute of Systems Science and India’s National Skill Development Corporation will jointly work on creating new training programmes that will enhance current ones. With the aim of upgrading the skills of the Indian workforce, the initiative will help improve current training programmes in technology-related fields like artificial intelligence, robotics and data analytics.

Tamil Murasu

14 June 2018 | Research

Asst Prof Swaine Chen from the Dept of Medicine at NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, who is also Senior Research Scientist at the Genome Institute of Singapore (GIS), together with Dr Andreas Wilm from GIS, noted we can use DNA to diagnose Down syndrome, assess breast cancer risk, and to determine who might get side effects from a drug. The writers opined that Genomics, combined with cloud computing, is truly bringing us to a future where our reality may exceed our imagination.

The Straits Times

14 June 2018 | General News

Asst Prof Amy Ou from the Dept of Management and Organisation at NUS Business School believes that humble narcissists – leaders who are able to tamper narcissism with humility – will win more supporters, make wiser decisions and deliver sustainable performance for a collective good.

Channel NewsAsia Online

13 June 2018 | Research

Researchers from Duke-NUS Medical School and other institutions found that the number of people with eye diseases in Singapore could increase sharply in the next 20 years, and that the prevalence of certain eye conditions among specific ethnic groups could more than double.

The Straits Times, Tamil Murasu