09 June 2018 | Education, Community

Dr Kelvin Seah, Lecturer in the Dept of Economics at NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and Professor Euston Quah, Head of Economics at NTU, opined that it is important to raise the aspirations of students from less advantaged families, so that they dream big and aim to achieve, regardless of socioeconomic backgrounds. They added that the Government could also consider setting up a one-stop centre for parents of the students to access advice and information on education-related issues.

The Straits Times

09 June 2018 | Education

Asst Prof Chen Yu from the Dept of Architecture at NUS School of Design and Environment shared about a field trip to the Fujian province which she organised for architecture students, which included a visit to the museum of stone carvings in Hui’an.

Lianhe Zaobao

08 June 2018 | General News

Prof C Raja Mohan, Director of the Institute of South Asian Studies at NUS, opined that Singapore can be a platform from which India internationalises its financial products, starting with the Asean region.

The Business Times

08 June 2018 | General News

Student volunteers from Duke-NUS Medical School partnered Mount Alvernia Hospital and NTUC SilverACE Senior Activity Care to organise a free health awareness and monitoring programme for financially disadvantaged seniors living in rental flats in Lengkok Bahru and Bukit Merah.

The New Paper

07 June 2018 | Education, General News

NUS has climbed four places to 11th in the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings 2019. It is also ranked as Asia’s top university.

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07 June 2018 | Research

Assoc Prof Antonia Monteiro and NUS PhD student Ms Anupama Prakash from the Dept of Biological Sciences at NUS Faculty of Science identified the gene apterous A, which affects the appearance of the top wing surfaces of the African squinting bush brown butterfly.

The Straits Times

07 June 2018 | Research

Local biotechnology company Tychan, founded by Professor Ooi Eng Eong of Duke-NUS Medical School and Professor Ram Sasisekharan of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, has come up with a Zika drug called Tyzivumab that was fit for clinical trials in just nine months.

The Straits Times

07 June 2018 | General News

Assoc Prof Nitin Pangarkar from the Dept of Strategy and Policy at NUS Business School discussed ride-hailing company Go-Jek’s likely strategy when it makes its entrance into the Singapore market.

Channel NewsAsia Online

07 June 2018 | General News

The Info-communications Media Development Authority and the Centre for Quantum Technologies at NUS signed a Memorandum of Understanding to conduct joint research on quantum key distribution, and training for the industry and government personnel.

Lianhe Zaobao

06 June 2018 | Entrepreneurship

NUS Enterprise has signed memorandums of understanding with four international partners – start-up hubs Innospace and Rainmaking Innovation, Helsinki-based equipment manufacturer Wartsila, and Norwegian maritime group Wilhelmsen – to help Singapore start-ups overseas. These agreements were signed in conjunction with the  launch of Port Innovation Ecosystem Reimagined @ Block71, or Pier71 on 6 June 2018.

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