29 May 2017 | Education

Yale-NUS College announced at its first graduation ceremony that 63 per cent of its 119 graduates had already obtained job or graduate school offers. Among Yale-NUS graduates who have already found work, one quarter will be in government sector, while another quarter will go into consulting. Those going into further studies have been accepted into institutions such as Cornell University and China’s Tsinghua University.

Channel NewsAsia, The Straits Times, TODAY, and more

29 May 2017 | General News

Flash estimates of NUS’ Singapore Residential Price Index released on 29 May 2017 showed that condo resale prices took a dip in April despite a positive turn in March, possibly as buyers look towards new projects instead.

TODAY Online, Capital 95.8FM, The Straits Times, and more

29 May 2017 | Research, General News

Prof Michael Chee from the Neuroscience & Behavioural Disorders Programme at Duke-NUS Medical School opined that having adequate sleep is a public health issue and no less important than eating right and exercising sufficiently. He added that other schools can learn from  Nanyang Girls’ HIgh School’s successful implementation of later start time.

TODAY

29 May 2017 | Research

Dr Qian Neng, Research Fellow at the Institute of Water Policy (IWP) at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS, discussed the health claims of bottled water by manufacturers and its effect on the environment. She cited a recent study by IWP which found that university students in Singapore are concerned about the water they drink and the environment.

Lianhe Zaobao

28 May 2017 | Research

More than 500 animal and plant species were discovered or rediscovered in Singapore over the last five years. Among them was the coral Favites vasta discovered by Asst Prof Huang Danwei from the Dept of Biological Sciences at NUS Faculty of Science.

The Sunday Times

28 May 2017 | General News

Assoc Prof Yeo Wee Yong from the Dept of Finance at NUS Business School explained the meaning of deflation and reflation, as well as their implications.

The Sunday Times

28 May 2017 | Education

Assoc Prof Thang Leng Leng from the Dept of Japanese Studies at NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences examined the different aspects that students need to consider when choosing a major in university.

Lianhe Zaobao

27 May 2017 | General News

Speaking at the Asian Monetary Policy Forum co-organised by the School of Business at University of Chicago Booth, NUS Business School and the Monetary Authority of Singapore, Dr Willem Buiter, Citi’s global chief economist, cautioned that a decade after the last financial crisis, the level of debt being taken on by corporations and households in the US is hitting levels that should concern regulators.

The Straits Times, The New Paper

27 May 2017 | Research, General News

A research led by Asst Prof Julien Pompon from the Emerging Infectious Diseases Programme at the Duke-NUS Medical School has found that compared to the Brazilian and South American strains, the local strain of Zika virus is less efficiently transmitted by the Aedes aegypti, which spreads Zika and dengue fever.

Lianhe Zaobao

26 May 2017 | General News

Prof Andrew Delios, Head of the Dept of Strategy and Policy at NUS Business School opined that SIA is losing market share and as the airline industry has changed, it must change its strategic direction accordingly.

The Straits Times