26 May 2017 | Research

A study led by Prof George Ofori from the Dept of Building at NUS School of Design and Environment, has recommended that construction companies adopt better practices in project planning and management for productivity improvement.

The Business Times

25 May 2017 | Research

A study by NUS Business School and the Dept of Real Estate at NUS School of Design and Environment, has found that women who play golf are 90 per cent more likely to serve on a board compared to those who do not.

Channel NewsAsia, 938LIVE, The Business Times

25 May 2017 | General News

Asst Prof Andrew Quitmeyer from the Dept of Communications and New Media at NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences uses everyday technology to survive in some of the world's most remote places. He will be featured in a new six-episode television series, Hacking the Wild, which premieres 31 May 2017 on Discovery Channel Southeast Asia.

The New Paper Online

25 May 2017 | Education, Community

The National Volunteer & Philanthropy Centre and NUS Business School signed a memorandum of understanding on 24 May 2017 to cement the launch of a five-month programme to groom talents across various organisations in leadership and corporate giving. NUS Business School will host fellowship learning modules and guest lectures in related topics.

The Business Times

25 May 2017 | General News

Dr Chen Gang, Senior Research Fellow from the East Asian Institute at NUS noted that the strategies proposed and implemented during the era of incumbent Chinese President Xi Jinping show that China has completely changed its diplomatic principles, and is now seeking to become a world superpower. He believes that the implementation of the “Belt and Road” initiative would not be a smooth sailing route in the international arena with Western power worried about their own political and economic interests.

Lianhe Zaobao

24 May 2017 | General News

Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean gave a 20-minute speech, which centred on the “broad and longstanding relationship” between Singapore and China, at a forum held by the East Asian Institute at NUS to mark its 20th anniversary.

Channel 8 News, The Straits Times, TODAY, and more

24 May 2017 | Research

A team of researchers, led by Assoc Prof Tan Kok Kiong from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at NUS Faculty of Engineering, and Adjunct Assoc Prof Lynne Lim from the Department of Otolaryngology at the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, has developed a novel handheld device for the treatment of a common ear condition called Otitis Media with Effusion, or “glue ear”. The invention, known as CLiKX, could significantly improve current surgical methods.

938LIVE, The Straits Times, Lianhe Zaobao

24 May 2017 | Research

An NUS study led by Prof Koh Woon Puay from the Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health at NUS and Duke-NUS Medical School, found that adults who drink at least one 240ml glass of cow’s milk every day have a 12 per cent lower risk of diabetes than those who do not drink milk at all. They also have a 6 per cent lower risk of hypertension, another common chronic ailment affecting Singaporeans.

The Straits Times, Lianhe Zaobao

24 May 2017 | General News

Watercolourist Mr Harry Chin Chun Wah was accorded the Friend of Heritage Award at the annual Patron of Heritage Awards by the National Heritage Board. Mr Chin donated 19 of his art pieces to the NUS Museum last year which nominated him for the award.

The Straits Times, TODAY, Lianhe Zaobao, and more

24 May 2017 | Education, General News

The Centre for Biomedical Ethics at NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine has produced an open-access casebook that deals with the everyday ethical challenges of caring for the elderly. It was inspired by the observations of one of the authors, Assoc Prof Jacqueline Chin, of the "moral distress" faced by medical professionals in end-of-life care while she was doing research for a report in 2011.

The Straits Times, Tamil Murasu