26 July 2019 | Education, General News

Dr Mustafa Izzuddin, alumnus and faculty member of NUS University Scholars Programme (USP), has established the “Izzuddin Taherally Prize” to recognise outstanding USP students as a way of contributing back to the University. The award, which is named after his father, is valued at S$250 each and will be presented to two graduating students annually. 

Berita Harian

25 July 2019 | General News

Visiting Research Fellow Dr Emir Hrnjic from the Centre for Asset Management & Research Investment at NUS Business School and Adjunct Assoc Prof Nikodem Tomczak from the Dept of Chemistry at NUS Faculty of Science opined that decentralised finance is poised to transform the finance sector by automating payments and loans.

The Business Times

24 July 2019 | Education

NUS will be offering a new Master of Science in Industry 4.0 in August 2019 to help workers keep pace with digital advances. It was announced at the SkillsFuture Festival @ NUS on 24 July 2019 that institutes of higher learning in Singapore will ramp up efforts to train people in emerging skills to equip the workforce for the Fourth Industrial Revolution, or Industry 4.0.

CNA, The Straits Times, The Business Times, and more

24 July 2019 | Community

At the forum on religion, extremism and identity politics organised by the Institute of Policy Studies at NUS and the Ministry of Home Affairs on 24 July 2019, Minister for Home Affairs and Law K. Shanmugam announced that the amendments to the Maintenance of Religious Harmony Act, enacted in 1990, will be made with the agreement of key stakeholders, including religious leaders and the people.

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24 July 2019 | General News

Assoc Prof Alex R Cook, Vice Dean (Research) at the NUS Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, shared his perspectives on the current dengue outbreak and the changes in transmission as well as spread of the virus over the years.

CNA Online

23 July 2019 | General News

In this series from the Enterprise 50 Educational Project between the E50 partners and NUS Business School, Business students Erna Adlina Bte Kamarul Azman, Gan Jin Hui, Nahidha Shaikh and Sim Shi Rong discussed SAC Capital Private Limited, one of the winners of the Enterprise 50 Awards in 2018. The corporate finance company stressed on integrity to build trust among its partners and clients.

The Business Times

23 July 2019 | General News

Research Prof Zheng Yongnian from the East Asian Institute at NUS discussed the drastic changes that human morality has undergone since the start of the industrial civilisation.

Lianhe Zaobao

23 July 2019 | Research

Prof Ooi Eng Eong from the Emerging Infectious Diseases Programme at the Duke-NUS Medical School, discussed his study which explored why insect bites affect some more than others.

CNA

22 July 2019 | General News

The NUS Tamil Language Society’s production of “Sangae Muzhangu 2019”, which drew inspiration from Singapore's bicentennial anniversary, will take place on 2 and 3 Aug 2019 at the University Cultural Centre. Sangae Muzhangu has served as an excellent platform for NUS Indian students to showcase their artistic performances.

Tamil Murasu, Vasantham News, Oli 96.8FM

22 July 2019 | General News

Mr Kenneth Lam, Senior Manager and Career Advisor from the Career Services Office at NUS Business School, noted that it is important to learn how to manage difficult bosses with professionalism while getting the job done, and shared tips on doing so.

TODAY