14 March 2019 | Research, General News

Research by Assoc Prof Angelique Chan and Asst Prof Rahul Malhotra, both of the Centre for Ageing Research and Education at Duke-NUS Medical School, found that family caregivers spend, on average, 39 hours a week on caregiving – nearly equivalent to a full-time job. They opined that taking a multi-sector approach to caregiving can lead to a higher quality of life for caregivers and their care recipients.

The Straits Times

14 March 2019 | General News

Visiting Research Prof Robin Jeffrey of the Institute of South Asian Studies at NUS opined that even with the increased patriotic fervor in the 2019 Indian elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party will find it difficult to repeat its sweeping success of 2014.

Channel NewsAsia Online

13 March 2019 | General News

The NUS Arts Festival 2019, a collaboration between NUS Centre for the Arts and the Dept of Mathematics at NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, is Singapore’s first mathematics-themed arts festival feature performances, talks and movie screenings that are all related in one way or another to maths and figures.

Channel NewsAsia Online

12 March 2019 | Research

A study of more than 600 Singaporeans aged 60 and above, led by Asst Prof Feng Lei from the Dept of Psychological Medicine at NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, showed that eating more mushrooms could help keep mental decline at bay.

The Straits Times, Lianhe Zaobao, Berita Harian

12 March 2019 | General News

Prof C Raja Mohan, Director of the Institute of South Asian Studies at NUS, noted that new plot twists and players in the India-Pakistan conflict could bring about a positive change in the trajectory.

The Straits Times

12 March 2019 | Education

Yale-NUS College has over the years been offering hybrid programmes, starting with a double-degree programme in law and liberal arts in 2013. Yale-NUS now has seven such tie-ups with other institutions, including the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS, Duke-NUS Medical School and NUS School of Computing.

The Straits Times

12 March 2019 | General News

Assoc Prof Lawrence Loh, Director of Centre for Governance, Institutions and Organisations at NUS Business School, opined that the ongoing Huawei corporate debacle is a classic exemplification of the tension in corporate governance – the balance between purpose and pragmatism.

The Business Times

12 March 2019 | General News

Prof Zheng Yongnian, Director of the East Asian Institute at NUS, discussed about China's latest efforts to open up its economy, which he sees as its version 4.0.

Lianhe Zaobao

11 March 2019 | General News

NUS Centre For the Arts is organising an arts festival named “A Game of Numbers” to commemorate NUS Dept of Mathematics 90th Anniversary and to celebrate the beauty in mathematics. A total of 22 events related to the theme will be held, including performances by NUS Indian Instrumental Ensemble and NUS Indian Dance.

Tamil Murasu

10 March 2019 | General News

Dr Zhang Weina, Senior Lecturer and Assoc Prof Ruth Tan, both in the Dept of Finance at NUS Business School, shared that choosing a bond with a certain level of coupon rate can help investors reduce their exposure to interest rate fluctuation. They added that if investors expect the interest rate to increase shortly, it is better to hold bonds with high coupon rates as the price drop will be lower.

The Sunday Times